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 national 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.

History of the Movement

History of the Beyond Flexner Conference: The concept of “social mission” in medical or health professions education in the United States was not much used before 2010. Academicians, students, and...

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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