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July 28, 2020
What I Wish People Knew About Being a DACA Recipient
A certified medical assistant openly shares the hurtful stereotypes she faces and her struggles with living in fear and caring for her family.
June 18, 2020
A History of Injustice – Coping with Racial Trauma
In the wake of police violence against Black people, a Jefferson mental health expert shares her own experiences of dealing with the emotional impact of racial trauma, and offers tips for coping with the anger, grief, and pain.
June 5, 2020
George Floyd was a Mother’s Son, Our Son
Two mothers share their perspectives on privilege, racism and fear.
March 31, 2020
What I Wish My Doctor’s Office Knew About Caring For Transgender Patients
From the front desk staff to nurses to doctors, a Jefferson patient tells us how we can pitch in to provide safe and inclusive health care for the transgender community.
March 12, 2020
Gender Equity in Medicine – Have We Made Strides?
How inequities such as salary gaps and more subtle professional slights lead to the “invisibility” of mid-career women in academic medicine.
October 11, 2019
Four Jefferson Coming Out Stories
“Appreciating, understanding and accepting each other’s ‘uniqueness’ is fundamental to the job every one of us in health care carries out every day.”
August 8, 2019
Culturally Competent Care for Muslim Patients
Nurses and other health professional are in a position to have a tremendous impact.