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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.
- April 20, 2021
Dr. Williams has organized Community Pop-up Vaccination Sites for hundreds of underserved New Yorkers in Northern Manhattan
Source:CUIMC NewsroomApril 12, 2021
Hundreds of New Yorkers were vaccinated at Columbia's first Community Pop-up Vaccination Site, organized by Columbia University’s Community Wellness Center and ColumbiaDoctors.
- 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.