Social Justice

Are you looking for ways to advocate and be more involved in reproductive justice, especially following the horrendous​ Texas abortion law that was just passed? Then look no further, because MedStudentsForChoice has a list of excellent advocacy opportunities for you!

Originally published on September 22, 1994. This author, a graduate student who works for the Department of Otolaryngology in the Epstein Research Laboratory, spent a month this summer studying the healthcare systems of the United Kingdom

Under the weight of one man 9 minutes and 29 seconds An atrocity that many of us claimed to not understand
[Originally published on May 27, 1966.] The Committee for Independent Political Action, a recognized on-campus political organization, has announced plans for Project South Help, a program to bring improved medical and dental care to Black residents of Mississippi, Alabama, and Louisiana.
[Originally published in Synapse on May 20, 1992.] In the violent aftermath of the acquittal of the officers who beat Rodney King, I wish to address an issue that has received entirely too little scrutiny — that of the police brutality that sparked the rioting in the first place.

In 2019, I was camping in Death Valley and had the chance to explore the nearby base of Mount Whitney.

Student organizers urged the university to take more of a lead and to integrate diversity initiatives campus-wide during last month’s 4th Annual Leadership Forum on Diversity and Inclusion.

They want to preserve their part of the pie from which they make profit, not save lives as the main focus of their attention even though they talk about it in their communication strategies as their sole motivator — it’s their last motivator!

Originally published in Synapse on March 6, 2008. No matter what some may claim, the issue of gender equality has not become obsolete.

Originally published in Synapse on March 3, 1983. In what may be a landmark case for women and minorities in residency training programs was decided in San Francisco last month.