Thursday, February 17, 2011

The Untold Story: URM Pioneers at MGH

Chester Pierce, MD, one of the many URM pioneers

A slideshow about the history of pioneering URM physicians at the MGH was presented at the Multicultural Affairs Office's Bicentennial Gala and Alumni Reunion Feb. 11 and 12.

"This slide show gives us a window into the contributions of many “first” physicians who are and were underrepresented in medicine (URM) at the MGH. They are true pioneers. They broke barriers, often being not only the first, but also the sole, African American male... or African American female... or Latino trainee or faculty in their department. They became role models for many more URMs in and beyond MGH, pursuing careers as clinicians, investigators, educators, community and health care leaders and policy experts..."

View the slideshow here.

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