Campus public health fellowship to create pipeline, diversify medical field

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UC Berkeley’s School of Public Health will begin a fellowship program this fall called the Blue Shield of California Health Equity Fellowship program funded by Blue Shield of California to address important healthcare inequities while supporting underrepresented communities.

A UC Berkeley School of Public Health fellowship program funded by Blue Shield of California will begin this fall to create a pipeline for underrepresented communities in the medical field.
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UC Berkeley must inform, actively support students in light of disruptive SHIP changes

CAMPUS ISSUES: On health care, the campus must recognize the impact that rising costs have on already marginalized students

The changes to SHIP coverage in the fall may be inevitable — so the campus must inform students about possible disruptions in coverage, rather than releasing dismissive press releases. If UC Berkeley truly values the health and wellbeing of every student, it must actively support students through the large and frustrating changes that next year will bring.
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