Social Mission in Health Professions Education

Soledad O’Brien, Keynote Presentation, 2016 Beyond Flexner Alliance Conference

Fitzhugh Mullan, Opening Remarks, 2016 Macy’s Award Ceremony

Jack Geiger, Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient, 2016 Macy’s Award Ceremony

Luther Brewster, Breakout Session Leader, 2016 Beyond Flexner Alliance Conference

Conference Participants, Community Site Visit, 2015 Beyond Flexner Alliance Conference

2012 Beyond Flexner Alliance Conference

Fitzhugh Mullan, Plenary Presentation, 2015 Beyond Flexner Alliance Conference

Beyond Flexner Alliance (BFA) is a movement focused on health equity and the education of health professionals as providers of more equitable health care, prepared to build a system that is not only better, but fairer.

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History of the Movement

The concept of “social mission” in medical or health professions education in the United States was not much used before 2010. Academicians, students, and policy leaders did reference ideas such...

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Social Mission Resources

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

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Conference Highlights

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

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Highlights

Diffusion of Community Health Workers Within Medicaid Managed Care

For almost a decade, community health workers (CHWs) have been integrated into the health care system in New Mexico. This Health Affairs blog discusses the use of CHWs within Medicaid...

BFA Newsletter – July 2017

The July 2017 newsletter features Fitzhugh Mullan’s JAMA Viewpoint, which is an essential document for the Beyond Flexner Alliance. It details why and how the Beyond Flexner movement has grown and why...

Social Mission in Health Professions Education

This JAMA Viewpoint, authored by Fitzhugh Mullan details why and how the Beyond Flexner movement has grown and why it is critical for health professions educators, leaders, learners, and community-based allies...

2018 LHE Fellowship Call for Applications

The Leaders for Health Equity (LHE) Fellowship Program is aimed at developing global leaders who understand the foundations of health inequity and have the knowledge, skills, and courage to build...

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