Medical School Dean Agrees to Wide-Ranging Demands from Black Students

The dean of Pitt’s School of Medicine agreed to adjust to a litany of wide-ranging calls from Black college students, after a number of conferences and greater than 400 petition signatures. Read the full story here.


In a professional setting, the introduction of female speakers without their professional title may have an impact on the public’s perception of the female speaker. This study examines how professional titles were used during speakers’ introductions at the ASCO Annual Meeting, findings show potential gender bias plays a role in choosing whether to call someone “doctor” or only by their first name. Read the full study here.

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