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Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University

Medical School

Mailing Address
3500 N. Broad Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19140
Phone
(215) 707-3656
Email address
medadmissions@temple.edu
School Information
"Founded in 1901 as Pennsylvania’s first co-educational medical school, the Lewis Katz School of Medicine has attained a national reputation for training humanistic clinicians and biomedical scientists. The school attracts students and faculty committed to making a difference in patient care, research, education and public service — at home and across the globe" (Source: https://medicine.temple.edu/about/about-school).

Actions Taken

Curriculum Changes and Requirements
  • The Department of Surgery will "promote education programming and mentorship to support a diverse cohort of medical students to enter a career in surgery."
  • The Department of Surgery will "assess and improve upon the current state of surgical trainee evaluation to eliminate the impact of implicit and explicit bias."
  • The Department of Surgery will "evaluate the surgical conference content to ensure inclusion of education on cultural competency, structural racism and implicit bias."
Faculty/Staff Requirements
  • The Department of Surgery will "provide ongoing faculty development sessions in topics related to diversity, equity and inclusion."
Last updated November 20th, 2022
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