September 2021
In the News

Health equity researchers say they welcome new interest - and white allies - but many are troubled by "health equity tourists".

*Statistical epidemiologist Elle Lett at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.
Photo by: Hannah Yoon for STAT
Make your voice heard. Oct. 11 - Nov. 30

From Oct. 11 to Nov. 30, 2021, all members of the UCSF community will be surveyed to get perspectives about the campus climate. Your voice matters. Answer the survey when it launches and help us build a climate of greater inclusion and belonging at UCSF. Learn more.
Monday evenings, Oct. 25 - Dec. 6, 7:00 - 8:30PM

Last year, during the COVID-19 pandemic and reeling from the tragic death of George Floyd, UCSF launched the Anti-Racism Initiative to address the impact of systemic racism on the health, health care and life expectancy of Black, Indigenous and other people of color (BIPOC) communities. This unique course will feature UCSF leaders of the Anti-Racism Initiative and discuss the impact and opportunity of this work for all. Learn more.
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Book of the Month

Colson Whitehead

“Fast-paced, keen-eyed and very funny, “Harlem Shuffle” is a novel about race, power and the history of Harlem all disguised as a thrill-ride crime novel.” 
-San Francisco Chronicle

On this episode of NPR's Book of the Day Podcast, Morning Edition host Noel King talks to Colson Whitehead about his new book, "Harlem Shuffle".

The Museum of African Diaspora is re-opening to the public on October 21 with five new exhibitions. MoAD offers programs that showcase the art, history, and cultural richness of the African Diaspora. Learn more.
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