Tag: inequity in medicine

Reilly Sample Reilly Sample (1 Posts)

Contributing Writer

University of Texas Southwestern Medical School

Reilly is a fourth-year medical student at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, Texas. He has taken a leave of absence to pursue a Master of Science in clinical investigation while working as a translational research fellow at an academic medical center in the Midwest. He received a Bachelor of Science in biochemistry and a Bachelor of Arts in English literature from the University of Texas at Austin in 2017. In his free time, Reilly enjoys running, backpacking, reading, and music composition.

Academic Medical Centers and Their Neighbors: What Medical Students Should Know

As many urban academic medical centers have become the world’s leaders in research and patient care, their bordering neighborhoods have suffered through decades of disinvestment and economic blight. Medical students often receive their first years of training in hospitals that serve these disadvantaged populations. While the current focus on social determinants of health represents a rising cornerstone of medical education, what else do medical students need to know about inner city poverty?

Continuing Medical Education on Trans Health: Addressing the HUD’s Proposed Rule (Part 2 of 2)

Homelessness is a prominent concern among LGBT+ people, particularly the transgender community. Nearly one-third of the respondents who completed the 2015 U.S. Transgender Survey reported homelessness at some point in their lives, with even higher rates (74%) among individuals whose families had rejected them.

Tyrone Johnson Tyrone Johnson (1 Posts)


University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine

Ty is a member of the Class of 2020 at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and is a 2017 Albert Schweitzer Fellow in Chicago. He is a California raised, mixed Black & Filipino humanist who thinks often about culture, diversity, and identity. You can often find him dreaming by day, writing by night, and studying in the hours in between. Ty lives to build relationships and communities; if you fancy a dialogue, please feel free to reach out!