Tag Archive for: DE&I

A U.S. appeals court upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit by a conservative group opposed to diversity initiatives in medicine that challenged a Pfizer fellowship program designed to boost the pipeline of Black, Latino, and Native American people leadership positions at the drugmaker.

The new multidisciplinary offering addresses industry need for more inclusive clinical trials and product development.

Wow, this headline is ironic. I wrote it March 27, 2023. I took the photo March 29, 2023. After successfully ducking the ’vid for three years, the ’vid found me. 

The partnership will allow Real Chemistry to source imagery captured through the lens of creatives and people of color that is authentic and culturally relevant.

Inizio, a global strategic partner for health and life sciences with a full suite of advisory, medical, marketing, communications, and patient and stakeholder engagement services, has strengthened its senior leadership team with the appointment of Stefanie Christmas as its new Global Head of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I).

If there is one thing we’ve learned from the COVID pandemic, it’s that there’s probably too much verbiage floating around regarding what we’ve learned from the COVID pandemic. But the tides really are shifting. Not only in the way we work but the way we think about work, and the way we value ourselves. 

We know that a lack of diversity in healthcare settings can lead to harmful disparities in health outcomes, but a lack of diversity in messaging can also make people less likely to seek care in the first place. While social media influencers are working to change narratives and correct harmful assumptions around race, gender, and sex in the medical field, every sector of healthcare can work to understand the importance of diversity, conquer biases and stigma, and improve representation.

At Med Ad News, we strive to continue the conversation about diversity, inclusion, and health equity – and in our December issue, we’ve placed a strong focus on these topics. 

Even as their clients are trying to make clinical trials more diverse and equitable, agencies are continuing their DE&I efforts to build a culture where diverse talent is welcomed.

A team of trauma specialists will provide essential trauma-informed trainings, client counsel, and integrated communications services. Ketchum also commits to a 100% trauma-informed workplace.