The Gold Connection is a podcast created and produced by members of the Gold Humanism Honor Society. Gold Connection: A GHHS Podcast launched in August 2020 in conjunction with the debut of the 2020 GHHS National Initiative: Humanism and Healing: Structural Racism and its Impact on Medicine. Learn more about the first episode below. Later episodes will be out in several months and engage GHHS chapters and members in their work around the 2020 National Initiative.
Episode 1: Introducing the 2020 GHHS National Initiative -> Humanism and Healing: Structural Racism and its Impact on Medicine
The first episode opens the conversation about the 2020 GHHS National Initiative, Humanism and Healing: Structural Racism and its Impact on Medicine, and features a variety of perspectives from a GHHS chapter advisor, two medical students and GHHS members, and a Gold Foundation leader. All are members of the GHHS Advisory Council.
Hellen Ransom, DHCE | Producer & Editor
Hellen Ransom, DHCE, HEC-C (Producer and Editor of Episode #1) is an Assistant Professor and Clinical Ethicist at The Brody School of Medicine (BSOM) at East Carolina University, where she’s the Faculty Advisor for BSOM’s Chapter of Gold Humanism Honor Society.
- Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking, Susan Horowitz Cain, 2012. Listen to her TED Talk.
Articles & Resources:
- “The Struggle and Triumph of America’s First Black Doctors” in The Atlantic
- Bryan Stevenson: It’s time to change the narrative around race and poverty — A Q&A with AAMC (Association of American Medical Colleges) and the civil rights lawyer and author of Just Mercy, who spoke at Learn Serve Lead 2019: The AAMC Annual Meeting
- “The Power of Proximity” talk by Bryan Stevenson
- Project Implicit — Implicit Association Tests on a variety of topics
- TEDEd cartoon on Plato and the Allegory of the Cave
- National Institutes of Health: Opening Doors: The History of Contemporary African American Academic Surgeons
- Latino Medical Student Association
- Student National Medical Association
- “How med schools, residency programs can diversify doctor workforce” — article from the American Medical Association
- “Doctors Should Learn to Fight Injustice, Not Just Pandemics“ — a Medscape Commentary
- Breaking the Bias — a podcast from Consciously Unbiased