Over the past years, the Multicultural Affairs Office has evolved as a partner with the internal and external MGH community to provide the highest quality of care to an increasingly diverse patient population. Our diverse physician workforce is always interested in giving back to the Boston community. MAO collaborates with several entities to provide these opportunities:
Elementary and highschool students.
Improving the health and wellbeing of the diverse communities we serve is part of Mass General’s mission. MAO partners with the http://www.massgeneral.org/cchi/news/multimedia.aspx?id=735on a number of initiatives, including strategic planning for community health education and direct participation in MGH Youth Programs, which exposes young people in Boston, Chelsea and Revere to health and science subjects and related careers. MAO faculty and the Organization of Minority Residents and Fellows volunteer and provide mentorship and motivational speaking to students in this program. To learn more about the great work of the CCHI, please view this video
The through partnership with the Biomedical Science Careers Program
Health fairs, including El Planeta's Salud y Familia, the largest health fair for the Latino community in Boston
The Latino Heritage Planning Committee: founded by MAO Executive Director Elena Olson in 2001, this committee was formed to honor Latino Heritage Month at MGH. The committee organizes a month of events and educational seminars relating to Latino health and culture. Prominent speakers have included Red Sox player David Ortiz, Author Esmeralda Santiago, Latino Community health activist , Health Disparities expert Joseph Betancourt.
- Black History Month celebrations with
Theco-sponsors film series and education programs.
The: provides training and education for MGH employees
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