Associate Dean for Diversity, Will Ross, MD, MPH, reflects on the George Floyd killing and provides ways to get involved.
Speaking out against institutional racism (Links to an external site)
A statement from leadership of Washington University School of Medicine.
2019 Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Lecture
Camara Phyllis Jones, MD, MPH, PhD, Senior Fellow at the Satcher Health Leadership Institute at Morehouse School of Medicine, presented the 2019 Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Lecture at the Eric P. Newman Center on the medical campus on January 21st.
OUTmentor: Connecting the LGBTQ+ community
We are excited to announce that the Office of Diversity Programs, in partnership with LGBTQ Med and OUTmed, will be sponsoring OUTmentor, a new program for LGBTQ+ identified medical students. OUTmentor will connect LGBTQ+ identified students with LGBTQ+ identified faculty and trainees. Through these mentorship groups, OUTmentor aims to provide support, guidance, and resources for professional development, as […]
Finding hope in the era of populism
Read an essay by Dr. Will Ross, who shares his thoughts on the 2016 election.
A call for civility in in-civil times
This essay about police shootings of unarmed African American men was published in the St. Louis American on July 28, 2016.
Why is St. Louis losing so many babies?
Will Ross, MD, MPH, associate dean for diversity at Washington University School of Medicine, writes about St. Louis infant death rates.
Addressing diversity at Washington University
How is Washington University School of Medicine addressing issues of diversity and inclusion, two of our core values?
Regional cooperation needed to resolve health disparities
Candid discussion and accountability called for to reduce fragmentation,
address health access and social factors that influence health.
Social determinants of health
In this podcast Dr. Ross discusses why social determinants of health are dictated largely by the distribution of wealth, power and resources in one’s environment.