Beyond Flexner Alliance

BFA at The Network: Towards Unity for Health

Malika Fair (BFA Representative/Liaison), Arthur Kaufman (BFA Board Member), David Marsh, Dan Blumenthal, and Roger Strasser attended a terrific Network meeting of The Network: Towards Unity for Health held, this...

BFA Blog – July 10, 2018

Innovating to Improve Care Now and In the Future: Screening for and Addressing Social Determinant of Health Needs Physicians and other health care providers can learn a lot from the world...

The BFA Board of Directors Welcomes New Members

The Beyond Flexner Alliance Board of Directors is pleased to welcome five new board members. The breadth, depth, and diversity of their experience will both complement current members and strengthen...

2018 Awards for Excellence in Social Mission in Health Professions Education

The Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University and the Beyond Flexner Alliance honored the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation Awards for Excellence in Social Mission in Health Professions...

BFA Blog – January 23, 2018

January 23, 2018 A medical school, by definition, is a professional school, preparing graduates for their future profession. What are we preparing graduates to do? As we debate the future...

Divina Grossman Honored

Former Chancellor of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth (UMassD) and BFA Board member, Divina Grossman, was honored with a plaque on the UMassD Leadership Walkway.

2018 Living Legend – Dr. Art Kaufman

UNM SOM recognized Dr. Art Kaufman, BFA Board Member for his extraordinary contributions as the 2018 Living Legend. Dr. Kaufman has 43-years of service at the UNM SOM. In addition to his role as a Vice...

BFA Blog – December 11, 2017

The Macy Awards for Excellence in Social Mission: Your Opportunity to Celebrate Your Colleagues December 11, 2017 This blog was originally posted on the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation Web site on November...

BFA Blog – November 21, 2017

The Importance of Having a Strong Social Mission November 21, 2017 This blog was originally posted in the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation Fall Newsletter on November 13, 2017. Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM)...

BFA Blog – October 24, 2017

Increasing the Number of Medical Students Choosing Family Medicine or Primary Care October 24, 2017 In his JAMA “Viewpoint” article, “Social Mission in Health Professions Education: Beyond Flexner”(1), Fitzhugh Mullan argues...