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Pitt won’t rename Scaife Hall, chancellor says

Chancellor Patrick Gallagher announced that Scaife Hall would not be renamed. Renaming Scaife Hall was one of Black medical students’ demands sent to the dean of the School in June.

By Rebecca Johnson, News Editor

August 27, 2020

Chancellor Patrick Gallagher announced that a working group charged with investigating Scaife Hall’s name found no reason to continue with the renaming process. Renaming Scaife Hall, home to Pitt’s School of Medicine, was one of Black medical students’ demands that was sent to the School’s dean in June.

‘Foundational knowledge’: School of Medicine reflects on anti-racist curriculum changes

A partnership between the Graduate School of Public Health and the School of Medicine has resulted in the integration of an anti-racism curriculum at Pitt Med.

By Rebecca Johnson, Senior Staff Writer

July 15, 2020

The book club is a continuation of an anti-racism curriculum change introduced last year in Clinical Experiences — a required course for all medical students that runs from the beginning of spring semester of the first year through the fall semester of the second year.

Med students help underserved communities during pandemic

Fourth-year medical student Chukwudi Onyeukwu volunteers with 412Med to provide medical services to the Pittsburgh community.

By Priya Ray, Staff Writer

June 23, 2020

412Med is a student-led organization helping underserved communities in the Pittsburgh area, providing medical services to the community after the halting of clinical rotations in March, which have since resumed.

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