- Talking to Children About Race and Racism
- Allyship and Accompliceship for Faculty
- Allyship and Accompliceship (General)
- Medical Discrimination
- Mental Health
- Cultural Relevance
- Self Care
- Communication Science Disorders
- Physical Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
Talking to Children About Race and Racism
- CNN Coming Together: Standing Up To Racism
- How Do I Make Sure I'm Not Raising the Next Amy Cooper?
- Stevenson (2014). Promoting Racial Literacy In Schools.
- Stevenson (2003) Playing with Anger: Teaching Coping Skills to African American Boys through Athletics and Culture.
Allyship and Accompliceship for Faculty
- Racial Equity in Schools: The Roles and Responsibilities of White Educators (video)
- Race and Racism at School (video)
- Education for Liberation: Repurposing our Pedagogies (video)
- The Journal of Interprofessional Care published an editorial by MGH Institute Associate Provost Peter Cahn advocating for closer integration between interprofessional collaborative practice and anti-racism. In it, Dr. Cahn presents some suggestions that can help the Institute’s efforts to embed anti-racism content in its curriculum.
Allyship and Accompliceship (General)
- Dr. Taharee Jackson: I’m White and I’m Outraged by Ahmaud Arbery’s Murder. Now What? A Practical Guide for White Allies and Accomplices
- Dr. Taharee Jackson: If You are More Outraged by the Destruction of Property than the Destruction of Black Lives, Your Outrage is Misplaced: A Guide for White People Who Need Help Processing the Protests
- Corinne Shutack – 75 Things White People Can Do for Racial Justice
- Anti-racism resources for White people
- White Accomplices
- Michelle Kim of Awaken: 20+ allyship actions for Asians to Show up for the Black Community Right Now
- Building Solidarity Between the Immigrant Rights and Black Lives Matter Movements
- Maintaining Professionalism In The Age of Black Death Is….A Lot (blog)
- Project Implicit
- Justice in June 2020 (10-minute a day and 45-minute a day lesson plan)
- Just Mercy Film (free digital rental all of June 2020)
- Words matter - USA Today article
- A riot is the language of the unheard (video)
- NPR Code Switch: a decade of watching black people die
- Anti-racism Resource Guide
- Alondra Nelson: Body and Soul: The Black Panther Party and the Fight against Medical Discrimination (book)
- Alondra Nelson: The Social Life of DNA: Race, Reparations, and Reconciliation After the Genome (book)
- Harriet A. Washington: Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to Present (book)
- National Alliance on Mental Illness webinar recording and transcript: “Ask the Expert Webinar: Impact of Racism and Trauma on Black Mental Health.”
- Brain Waves episode recording: “Racial Disparities in Mental Health Care With Dr. Sherry Molock And Dr. David Fakunle.”
- Harvard Medical School talk recording: "Anti-Racism and COVID-19"
- PsychCentral episode recording: "The Trauma of Racism: An Open Dialogue"
- Black Facts: Claiming to be the world's largest free archive of black history information, this website has many helpful resources for history educators.
- African American History: This website provides an African American perspective to historic events, especially the civil war.
- Entertaining Diversity: Entertaining Diversity harnesses the power of diversity to create educational media and live events for a multicultural planet.
- Grief is a direct impact of racism: Eight ways to support yourself
- Tips for Self-Care: When Police Brutality Has You Questioning Humanity and Social Media Is Enough
- Mental Health Resources for BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color)
Partners Office of Diversity and Inclusion
Strategies and resources for Partners HealthCare and its affiliates - including the MGH Institute. These include:
- Partners' Policy Statement on Gender Identity/Expression, providing definitions of gender identity/expression and addressing issues of confidentiality and privacy as well as restroom/locker use and insurance.
- A Toolkit for Transitioning Colleagues: What you need to know regarding Gender Identity/Expression. The toolkit addresses logistical, practical, and emotional supports for transgender or gender-transitioning staff and their managers and colleagues.
Disparities Solutions Center at Massachusetts General Hospital
The Disparities Solutions Center is dedicated to the development and implementation of strategies that advance policy and practice to eliminate racial and ethnic disparities in health care.
Inclusive Forms for LGBT Patients
As part of their International Innovations Project, an interprofessional group of students from the MGH Institute, Seton Hall University, and universities in Denmark and Finland created intake forms and sexual history questionnaires that are inclusive of LGBT patients.
The PCS Diversity Program
The Patient Care Services (PCS) Diversity Program at Massachusetts General Hospital develops short- and long-range strategies to support workforce diversification as a means to best serve the hospital's diverse patient population.
Institute for Diversity in Health Management
The Institute collaborates with educators and health services organizations to expand leadership opportunities to ethnic minorities in health services management.
Cross Cultural Health Care Program
The mission of the Cross Cultural Health Care Program (CCHCP) is to serve as a bridge between communities and health care institutions to ensure full access to quality health care that is culturally and linguistically appropriate.
Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Health Care
PubMed Central® (PMC) is a free full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM).
National Health Law Program
This is a national public interest law firm that seeks to improve health care for America's working and unemployed poor, minorities, the elderly and people with disabilities.
National LGBT Health Education Center
Located at the Fenway Institute, the National LGBT Health Education Center provides many resources such as a glossary of LGBT-related health care terms.
NIH Women in Biomedical Careers
The NIH Working Group on Women in Biomedical Careers is a trans-NIH effort to consider barriers for women in science and to develop innovative strategies to promote entry, recruitment, retention, and sustained advancement of women in biomedical and research careers. You can subscribe online to their electronic newsletter. Here is the April 2015 newsletter and here the index for their newsletter archive.
Communication Science Disorders
ASHA Multicultural Affairs and Resources
The Office of Multicultural Affairs provides resources for both Speech-Language Pathologists as well as potential clients in issues relating to cultural competency and language specific services.
ASHA Funding Opportunities for Multicultural Activities
This is a list of projects that ASHA has funded and a resource for information on how to apply for a grant to receive funding.
American Assembly for Men in Nursing (AAMN) is a national organization, with local chapters, which provides a framework for nurses to meet, discuss and influence factors that affect men in nursing.
National Arab American Nurses Association
The National American Arab Nurses Association (NAANA) is as a voice, a network and a resource for men and women in their pursuit of employment and advancement within the nursing profession.
National Association of Hispanic Nurses
The National Association of Hispanic Nurses' (NAHN) mission is "promoting Hispanic nurses to improve the health of our community." Founded in 1975 the President of the Massachusetts chapter is Rossana Encalada, RN, BS, who works in the Martha Eliot Health Center for Children's Hospital Boston.
National Black Nursing Association
The National Black Nurses Association's mission is to provide a forum for collective action by black nurses to investigate, define and advocate for the health care needs of African Americans and to implement strategies that ensure access to health care, equal to, or above health care standards of the larger society.
APTA Policies and Bylaws: Minority Affairs
Scroll down to "Minority Affairs" on the APTA Policies and Bylaws website for APTA bylaws, positions, standards, guidelines, policies, and procedures, as passed by APTA's House of Delegates and Board of Directors, for the topic Minority Affairs. Cultural Competence and health disparities are also addressed here.
The Occupational Therapy Multicultural, Diversity, and Inclusion (MDI) Network
A network of independent groups of various diverse identities and affiliations based on race/ethnicity; disability; sexual orientation; and religious affiliation that collectively support the increase of diversity and inclusion in occupational therapy.
Groups include the Asian/Pacific Heritage Occupational Therapy Association (APHOTA), National Black Occupational Therapy Caucus (NBOTC), Network for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Concerns in Occupational Therapy (The Network), Network of Occupational Therapy Practitioners With Disabilities and Their Supporters (NOTPD), Occupational Therapy Network for Native Americans (OTNA – started by MGH Institute Alum Maggie Connors Deforge), Orthodox Jewish Occupational Therapy Chavrusa (OJOTC), and Terapia Ocupacional para Diversidad, Oportunidad, y Solidaridad (TODOS) Network of Hispanic Practitioners
Justice Based Occupational Therapy
Justice-based Occupational Therapy (JBOT) is a network of occupational therapy practitioners, educators, researchers, and students promoting advocacy for occupational engagement/participation and health for those within and/or impacted and/or at risk for involvement with the justice system (staff, persons incarcerated, families and friends, employers), to further societal wellbeing.
The Coalition of Occupational Therapy Advocates for Diversity
The mission of COTAD is to empower occupational therapy leaders to engage in practices that increase diversity, equity and inclusion for a more transformative occupational therapy profession.
Informational resource on how diversity affects companies' relationships with their key stakeholders: employees, suppliers, customers and investors.
The Intercultural Press offers publications and other training materials pertaining to diversity issues.
This website provides an overview of all world religions and their beliefs, and history.
This website provides facts about various world religions.
The Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, in collaboration with the MGH Center for Cross-Cultural Emotional Student Wellness and the Let's Talk! Conference, present a series of webinars focused on Asian Americans and COVID-19.