Beyond Flexner Alliance

Divina Grossman Honored

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

2018 Living Legend – Dr. Art Kaufman

UNM SOM will recognize Dr. Art Kaufman, BFA Board Memberm 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 – November 21, 2017

Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) was the first institution to receive the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation Award for Institutional Excellence in Social Mission. Valerie Montgomery Rice, MD, president and dean,...

BFA Blog – October 24, 2017

In this blog, Dr. Joshua Freeman discusses effecting change in order to best serve American’s healthcare needs. To do so, health professions schools must ensure that admitted students have the...

BFA Blog – October 11, 2017

In the October 2017 BFA blog, Dr. Lisa Simon shares her experience with the disconnect between medicine and dentistry and the effect it has on patients. View blog 

BFA Blog – August 2017

This August 2017 BFA blog highlights the George Washington University Health Workforce Institute’s (GWHWI) initiative to create a system of standardized process measurement tools as key indicators of health professions...

BFA Newsletter – August 2017

The August 2017 BFA newsletter focuses on denal health equity. It highlights 1) the divide between Americans who can afford dental coverage and those who cannot and 2) the division...

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...