Our words as well as our actions are powerful. In the words of Maya Angelou, “As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands, one for helping yourself, the other for helping others.”
The CMSRU Office of Diversity and Community Affairs, in collaboration with the CMSRU Center for Humanism, Professionalism, Medical Ethics, and Law, is soliciting stories from providers, nurses, staff, and students about racism in health care and our fight to create an anti-racist culture at Cooper and in our communities. These will be shared in a special issue of the Center for Humanism’s newsletter to be published in the coming weeks.
Please send us your reflections about your experiences advocating for health equity and racial justice, or experiences witnessing or experiencing racism and how it affected you. We welcome submissions both from our colleagues of color and allies. They can be about moments of sadness and hurt, or moments of joy and optimism. All reflections should be 300-500 words and must be in compliance with patient privacy laws. Please send submissions or questions to Dr. Mara Gordon at firstname.lastname@example.org.
GME Wellness Committee
Medicine is a stressful profession with many demands on our time, our attention, and our energy. All this takes a toll, though. Learn about the resources you have for your mental and physical wellness at Cooper by clicking here.