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The new Diversity in Neurology Visiting Medical Students Program provides an opportunity for medical students from backgrounds underrepresented in medicine to increase their exposure to neurology.
The program prioritized applications that focused on promoting health equity and racial justice.
Dr. Olajide Williams will be honored as a "Rising Leader" by The New York Academy of Medicine (NYAM).
Experts advise creating stronger ties between communities and health care providers to combat pandemic misinformation
- March 24, 2021
Inaugural Neurology Clinician of the Year Award
- March 15, 2021
The NIH Community Engagement Alliance (CEAL) Against COVID-19 Disparities focuses on addressing misinformation around COVID-19
- March 1, 2021
Many women have made deep and lasting imprints on Columbia University Irving Medical Center over the years.
Source:CUIMC NewsroomFebruary 26, 2021
Keynote Address by William Turner, MD – “The History of African American Medicine at CUIMC”
Source:Bloomberg BusinessweekFebruary 17, 2021
Dr. Olajide Williams, Chief of Staff of Neurology at Columbia University and Founder of Hip Hop Public Health, discusses racial disparities in the distribution of Covid vaccines.
Source:CUIMC NewsroomFebruary 11, 2021
Using the power of music, a series of rap videos launched today by Hip Hop Public Health, a community outreach organization founded by Columbia neurologist Olajide Williams, MD
Source:CUIMC NewsroomJanuary 29, 2021
The identity of the first Black faculty member at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons is still a mystery