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Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

A Pandemic Within a Pandemic: Addressing Marginalized and Minoritized Communities to Foster Recovery

July 6, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic is a socioeconomic crisis for underrepresented communities. College alumni discuss the effects and offer solutions.

Local Physicians Discuss the State of the Black Male in Medicine

January 22, 2021

Robert Walker, PhD, associate professor of physiology, led a panel of local physicians discussing Black men in medicine.

PCOM Hosts Dr. Barbara Ross-Lee for Event Honoring Meta Christy, DO '21

October 26, 2020

Health policy expert Barbara Ross-Lee, DO, joined PCOM for a virtual event honoring Meta Christy, DO '21, the nation's first African American osteopathic physician.

Diversity Event Addresses Racism and Health Disparities

October 2, 2020

The second part of the virtual event included a roundtable discussion with five former US Surgeons General.

Webinar Addresses Impact of COVID-19 on Rural America

June 17, 2020

Assistant Professor Stacie Fairley, PhD, joined PCOM's Office of Diversity to discuss the virus's spread and effects in rural communities.

Wright Addresses GA-PCOM Students about Health Disparities

January 18, 2019

As part of the Diversity Lecture Series, Cornell Wright, MPA, spoke to students and faculty about the intersecting of culture and health equity.

Transgender Medicine Lecture Series Begins at GA-PCOM

December 14, 2018

Endodontist Anne Koch, DMD, and community educator Holiday Simmons, MSW, will discuss best practices in transgender medicine.

PCOM Hosts Trans Health Advocate

October 30, 2017

Anne Koch, DMD, called on students to be the "vanguard" for their trans patients.

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