Social Mission in Health Professions Education

Beyond Flexner Alliance

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...

BFA Blog – June 2017

The June 2017 BFA blog features “ACA or Not, American Medical Schools Are Not Ready for Future of Healthcare” by Drs. Bina Valsangkar and Fitzhugh Mullan. This piece posits that medical...

BFA Newsletter – May 2017

The May 2017 newsletter focuses on a new series in The Lancet about U.S. health and health care , which highlights how widening gaps of income inequality are driving increases in health...

BFA Blog – April 2017

The April 2017 BFA blog features The Paradox of Medical Triumphs by Dr. Joseph Lee. This piece on social medicine was originally posted to In-House on February 24th, 2017 and...

BFA Newsletter – April 2017

On April 3, Beyond Flexner Alliance (BFA) released its inaugural newsletter. The BFA newsletter replaces the Medical Education Futures newsletter which has been posted regularly since 2010. The BFA Newsletter, like the...

Dr. Joe Greer Named 2017 Citizen of the Year

BFA Board member,  Dr. Pedro José Greer, has been named the University of Florida’s Bob Graham Center’s 2017 Citizen of the Year. Dr. Greer is the associate dean for community engagement at...

Does Community-based Experience Alter Career Preference

New Evidence from a Prospective Longitudinal Cohort Study of Undergraduate Medical Students Context: Previous studies have shown that most medical students want a hospital-based career, but the protagonists of community-based...

Moving Beyond Flexner

This article provides an overview of the Flexner Report and its impact on medical training institutions. It also highlights the development of the Beyond Flexner Alliance and its work with...

2016 Lifetime Achievement Award

H. Jack Geiger, MD  Dr. Geiger received this award for a lifetime of work in health, poverty, and civil rights including marching with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and still...