Although the makeup of academia and journal authors is becoming more diverse, the under-citation of women and authors of color is worsening. Here are some tools to check your manuscript.
Events and Happenings
The long-awaited new year has finally come, and we’re all looking forward to returning to some semblance of normal life pre-COVID-19. Here are a few things to get you excited for the new year.
The Peer Collective coordinated a physically distanced gingerbread house decorating event to help bring together students this holiday season. Although the video-based social event was different from previous years, it also brought new opportunities for conversation and connection as attendees showed off their pets and decorations.
The COVID-19 pandemic has instilled feelings of uneasiness and fear, and raised questions about what the future holds. First-year medical student Sumil Nair looks at how these emotions are all too familiar to patients on the organ transplant list, a process dramatically affected by the pandemic.
Much of the general public believes oncology is a “sad” field. Amol Narang, and many other practicing oncologists, disagree. Learn about his inspiring profession and why he would choose to be an oncologist time and time again.
Maryland has plenty of beautiful sights, be it through scenic drives or stunning hiking trails. Take some time for yourself, and find peace in these natural masterpieces.
In honor of Election Day in the United States, here is a collection of recent posts by Johns Hopkins School of Medicine students discussing the various intersections of science and politics.
This summer’s reflection on systemic racial injustice needs to be more than just a moment if we’re going to create lasting change in Johns Hopkins institutions. Student groups like the Biomedical Engineering Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee and the Biomedical Scholars Association are committed to seeing that change.
Join the Johns Hopkins Science Policy Group to help create high quality, reliable content about why it’s important for STEM majors to vote and what science issues are on the ballot this fall!
An emerging trend is taking place in medical education: visits to art museums. Read how a medical student at Johns Hopkins experienced the benefits of a collaborative museum-based experiential learning session with his colleagues, led by professor of psychiatry Meg Chisolm and associate professor Susan Lehmann.