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The Diversity Lens Newsletter

February, 2021  DR. BERNARD'S REFLECTIONS Marie A. Bernard, MDActing Chief Officer for Scientific Workforce Diversity

Maintaining a diverse scientific workforce requires a detailed understanding of how beneficial support systems, like mentoring,…

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January, 2021  DR. BERNARD'S REFLECTIONS Marie A. Bernard, MDActing Chief Officer for Scientific Workforce Diversity

Every new year provides new opportunities. As we start 2021, and we see the light at the end of the COVID-19 tunnel, there are…

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December, 2020  DR. BERNARD'S REFLECTIONS Marie A. Bernard, MDActing Chief Officer for Scientific Workforce Diversity

Discussions of disparities related to underrepresented populations in the U.S. research enterprise often center on issues such as…

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November, 2020  DR. BERNARD'S REFLECTIONS Marie A. Bernard, MDActing Chief Officer for Scientific Workforce Diversity

Significant career-related barriers continue to impact members of the scientific workforce. While daunting, proactive measures are…

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October, 2020  

DR. BERNARD'S REFLECTIONS Marie A. Bernard, MDActing Chief Officer for Scientific Workforce Diversity

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact the lives of the public and the scientific workforce. In May, this office covered…

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September, 2020 DR. VALANTINE'S FOOD FOR THOUGHT Hannah A. Valantine, MDChief Officer for Scientific Workforce Diversity

This month’s newsletter will be a departure from previous installments. At the end of this month, I will be retiring from the…

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August, 2020 DR. VALANTINE'S FOOD FOR THOUGHT Hannah A. Valantine, MDChief Officer for Scientific Workforce Diversity

Many of us are dealing with the impact of two colliding pandemics: COVID-19 and structural racism. The events of the past two…

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May, 2020 DR. VALANTINE'S FOOD FOR THOUGHT Hannah A. Valantine, MD Chief Officer for Scientific Workforce Diversity

The COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019) pandemic has impacted our lives and the scientific workforce substantially. We are observing…

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March, 2020 DR. VALANTINE'S FOOD FOR THOUGHT Hannah A. Valantine, MD Chief Officer for Scientific Workforce Diversity

This month offered a wealth of contributions from magnanimous women forging scientific history in many fields. In honor of the…

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February, 2020 DR. VALANTINE'S FOOD FOR THOUGHT Hannah A. Valantine, MD Chief Officer for Scientific Workforce Diversity

This month offered celebrations of stellar African American figures and accomplishments in many fields, including science. In…

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