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Doctor talks with Black patient at hospital.

Buy-In from Black Patients Suffers When Drug Trials Don’t Include Them

January 17, 2023 | Diversifying clinical trials could build trust in new treatments among Black people and their physicians.

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HMS Dean Joan Reede with the 2022 summer interns at the Visiting Research Internship Program’s closing ceremony.

Building Equity in Biomedical Research

January 5, 2023 | Intensive summer program kindles next-gen diversity in clinical, translational sciences.

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Meena Nathan headshot.

Five Questions with Meena Nathan

November 15, 2022 | Why mentoring matters: Guidance from our Visiting Research Internship Program.

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Bryan Torres headshot.

Five Questions with Bryan Torres

October 12, 2022 | Latino roots tie mentee to mentor in Visiting Research Internship Program.

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Jonathan Gaffin with VRIP intern Gaby Sierraa.

Five Questions with Jonathan Gaffin

September 27, 2022 | Our Visiting Research Internship Program marks pulmonologist’s foray into structured mentorship.

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Gezzer Ortega and Bryan Torres looking at a laptop at a table together.

Five Questions with Gezzer Ortega

September 13, 2022 | Our summer internship mentor’s lived experience as first-generation American informs his research – and guidance of medical students.

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Midsection of African American male doctor putting oximeter on finger of woman in hospital bed.

Skin Tone and Pulse Oximetry

July 28, 2022 | Racial disparities in care tied to differences in pulse oximeter performance.

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Community Coalition for Equity in Research

Five Questions with Albert Pless & Carolina Trujillo

July 11, 2022 | Our Community Coalition for Equity in Research works to integrate community voices into research.

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