August 25, 2020
Office of Diversity Enhancement Sharing News and Opportunities of Interest
Tomorrow, Wednesday, August 26th at 2:00pm the Einstein Minority Student Association (EMSA) and Women's Networking Group (WNG) will be hosting a journal club discussion on Early-career setback and future career impact and we look forward to seeing you there!
We will be discussing the article Early-career setback and future career impact
Topics of discussion:

The lasting impacts of early-career setbacks
The opposing outcomes of near missing and narrow wins for junior faculty during the grant application process
How early-career setbacks may adversely affect women in science 
We hope you will be able to attend via zoom (link below)!
Be sure to look out for our IRB approved survey to help us collect data on research productivity during the coronavirus pandemic. 
Join the meeting with this link:  Zoom Link

Signing in will include registration and will take a few minutes so we encourage all who want to attend to use the link and register prior to the event.
Please feel free to email us: with any questions.

The WNG & EMSA Board

Kassidy Lundy
PhD Candidate- Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Lab of John Greally PhD, MB, B.Ch.

National Hispanic Medical Association

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The Nutrition Obesity Research Center (NORC) is an NIH-funded, university-wide interdisciplinary research center established to foster a multidisciplinary approach to basic, clinical, and translational research and research training with an emphasis on understanding the causal factors underlying nutrition and obesity-related health problems and the generation and evaluation of evidence on their consequences, prevention, and alleviation.

NORC Initiative to Advance the Careers of Researchers from Groups Underrepresented in Academia (URiA) Schedule - Nutrition Obesity Research Center | UAB

The Nutrition Obesity Research Centers (NORCs), supported by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), host an initiative to identify the barriers and challenges to success of scientists from URiA groups and to identify actionable strategies to overcome these challenges. The goal is to provide specific recommendations to improve equity and inclusion for the NORCs, NORC-associated institutional leadership, and scientific societies such as the American Society for Nutrition (ASN) and The Obesity Society (TOS).

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Virtual Surgical Rotations


Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) in Boston
We are delighted to offer a series of virtual surgical rotations within the Department of Surgery at BIDMC, a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School.
This experience was created to allow students to virtually rotate in the Department of Surgery, who may not otherwise have access to our program.  Take this opportunity to gain exposure to the clinical and educational environment and culture of our general surgery residency.
Within this curriculum, you will be provided with an overview of our program, time with current trainees, and be given the opportunity to experience some of what we can offer in terms of didactics and mentorship with current faculty.
Priority will be given to applicants who are underrepresented in medicine and applying in the 2021 match.  However, all who are interested are welcome to apply.
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 Tara S. Kent, MD, MS, Vice-Chair of Education
Sidhu P. Gangadharan, MD, MHCM, Chair, Committee on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Anne C. Fabrizio, MD, Co-Chair, Committee on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Office of Diversity Enhancement
1300 Morris Park Avenue
Belfer Building - 507
Bronx, NY  10461

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