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CU Anschutz Learners Get Hands-On Training in Health Inequities 

Last Friday was a valuable learning opportunity for some students and residents in the University of Colorado School of Medicine and other schools on the CU Anschutz Medical Campus

Author Greg Glasgow | Publish Date November 21, 2023
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Community    Diversity    Health equity    Equity Diversity and Inclusion

White Coats for Black Lives: Annual CU Anschutz Campus ‘Die-In’ Is a Condemnation of Racism and a Call for Action

A light rain began to patter on the yellowing fall leaves as, one by one, dozens of people – many in white lab coats and green scrubs – lay down on concrete benches or the grass. Others sat with their heads bowed, as if to meditate, or pray, or ponder the pain and injustice that had brought them there.

Author Mark Harden | Publish Date October 12, 2023
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CU School of Medicine Resident Helped to Create Inclusive Collection of Dermatology Images  

As a medical student interested in a career in dermatology, Nneamaka Ezekwe, MD, quickly realized that the textbooks — particularly the collections of images of various skin conditions known as atlases — didn’t include photos of people with skin like hers.  

Author Greg Glasgow | Publish Date March 30, 2023
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U.S. Rep. Jason Crow Visits CU Anschutz Medical Campus to Highlight Two Campus Initiatives

U.S. Rep. Jason Crow came to the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus on Friday for presentations on two initiatives that received Community Project Funding in the federal budget approved by Congress in December.

Author Mark Couch | Publish Date February 24, 2023
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Early Win for Preemptive Stents on Vulnerable Coronary Plaque

news outlet9News
Publish DateApril 09, 2024

The concept of using stents to seal off non-flow-limiting vulnerable plaques, before they have a chance to rupture, worked out in the first major trial testing this provocative idea.

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Pregnant women report increased COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy during omicron wave

news outletHealio
Publish DateApril 09, 2024

“As of July 29, 2023, Vaccine Safety Datalink surveillance found just 16.2% of pregnant people aged 18 to 49 years had received a COVID-19 booster vaccine, with only 8.3% of Black pregnant people and 9.6% of Latino pregnant people vaccinated during pregnancy,” Joshua T. B. Williams, assistant professor in the department of pediatrics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and Ambulatory Care Services at Denver Health and Hospitals, and colleagues wrote.

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Doctors take on dental duties to reach low-income and uninsured patients

news outletCBS News
Publish DateApril 09, 2024

Pediatrician Patricia Braun and her team saw roughly 100 children at a community health clinic on a recent Monday. They gave flu shots and treatments for illnesses like ear infections.

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Best Physical Therapy Programs

news outletU.S. News & World Report
Publish DateApril 09, 2024

To become a physical therapist, students must first master areas of science such as biomechanics, neuroscience, exercise physiology and anatomy. These are the top schools to train physical therapists at the doctorate level (DPT). The University of Colorado School of Medicine’s Physical Therapy Program is ranked #11.

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