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U.S. Social Policy Is in Crisis. Academic Medicine Should Address It

Feb 06, 2024 | By Sarah McNeilly and Vivian Kim in Newsweek
This article was originally published in Newsweek on Feb 06, 2024. You can access the original article here:

By MSFC Members Sarah McNeilly and Vivian Kim

Almost everyone who is currently enrolled in medical school has only ever trained in the context of crisis. Since the moment we submitted our applications in 2020, the United States has grappled with a never-ending stream of previously unprecedented public health events. A global pandemic, a reckoning with systemic racism, and a historic reversal of abortion rights have punctuated the consistent stream of environmental catastrophes, socioeconomic injustices, mass shootings, hate crimes, and overdose deaths that have unfortunately become our norm…

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