Social Mission in Health Professions Education

Beyond Flexner AllianceĀ (BFA) is a national movement, focused on health equity and training health professionals as agents of more equitable health care. This movement takes us beyond centuries-old conventions in health professions education to train providers prepared to build a system that is not only better, but fairer.

Vision & Mission

Vision Health professions education in which social mission is present, prominent, and valued to drive health equity and improved health for individuals, communities, and nations. Mission The Beyond Flexner Alliance...

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Social Mission Resources

SOCIAL MISSION RESOURCES: In this section of the site, you have the opportunity to explore resources that have been categorized by our Beyond Flexner members. These include web-based resources, downloadable...

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Conference Highlights

CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS: Explore featured talks, resources, and stories from the Beyond Flexner conferences.

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Moving Beyond Flexner

Moving Beyond Flexner Social medicine, medical education, and the next generation of physician leaders By Katharine Lawrence, MD

Health Equity is a Civil Rigths Issue

Read Vice Admiral Vivek Murthy’s comments on social determinants of health and health equity during his swearing in as Surgeon General on April 22, 2015: “Today in America, who you...

"Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and inhumane." ~ Martin Luther King, Jr. 1966