Last week’s message highlighted several questions I had received over the past month. Some of the questions had clear answers while some could not be answered fully last week. I have some updates I would like to share with you given what new information we have received.
This week’s message takes the form of a series of questions with answers. Over the past few weeks, some questions that have come through the Countway anonymous reporting form as well as in general conversations with staff.
The CDC has issued numerous reports linking climate change and the effect on human physical and mental health. Throughout this week (April 20-22) Earth Day 2021 was celebrated online through a series of multiple events.
At this week’s Countway Town Hall, we heard a message of mixed emotions, hope mixed with realism, expressed by our speaker Dr. Allan Brandt. He expressed deep concern over the political divide that has taken over this country, the social and racial injustices...
Please join Countway Library and the HMS Arts and Humanities Initiative for a virtual discussion with Guggenheim Fellow Kaitlyn Greenidge about Libertie, a novel about one of the first Black women physicians in the US.
This week’s message is a mixture of announcements and discussion points that I want to make sure staff are aware of. Some are in the planning stages; some are final decisions. There are a variety of topics this week—not focused on one particular theme.
Planning has started for welcoming additional faculty, staff and research groups to return to campus. Some groups will return prior to August (such as DBMI) while others will return throughout the summer and fall (i.e. administrative office staff).