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Health Professions

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How ‘Weathering’ Contributes to Racial Health Disparities

In this article, Dr. Geronomius discusses her theory of weathering, or the “constant stress of living within a racist society could lead to poor health for marginalized groups,” and her journey to being heard.

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Episode 09: Dr. Meron Hirpa ’11

Dr. Meron Hirpa ’11 is a physician focused on public health and health equity in Cincinnati and Ethiopia. She recalls bidding an emotional farewell to her family and enrolling at Amherst as a first-generation college student, in pursuit of …

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Public Health Needs People With Diverse Skills and Backgrounds—Here Are 9 Careers to Consider

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, most people in the United States didn’t think very much about public health. But now that terms like “epidemiology” and “social distancing” have been added to everyone’s vocabulary list, you might be thinking more than ever …

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Summer days at Amherst College are among the busiest of the year for Dr. Richard Aronson ’69, a physician who …

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Skill Building Courses

Advanced Visio: Working with Data

Scott Helmers
Build beautiful and effective visualizations driven by external data with Microsoft Visio 2016. Visio MVP Scott Helmers offers advanced techniques…

Emerging Leader Foundations

Dan Schawbel
View Dan’s LinkedIn Newsletter Taking on a leadership role in the diverse, ever-changing modern workplace can feel both exhilarating and…

Leading in Government

Adelle Dantzler
Many people feel that leading in government is a puzzle. While it certainly has its challenges, serving the public can…

Humble Leadership: The Power of Relationships, Openness, and Trust (getAbstract Summary)

In a world characterized by volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity (VUCA), versatile leadership makes more sense than the shopworn model…

10 Mistakes Leaders Should Avoid

Leaders balance a lot. They manage entire teams, oversee cross-functional tasks, and take on their own work as individual contributors.…

Otis Worldwide CEO Judy Marks (Thirty Minute Mentors)

Adam Mendler | Thirty Minute Mentors
Judy Marks leads the Otis Elevator Company, the largest elevator company in the world, and one of largest public companies…

Former Fortune 100 CEO Ron Williams (Thirty Minute Mentors)

Adam Mendler | Thirty Minute Mentors
A former Fortune 100 CEO, Ron Williams led the turnaround of the healthcare giant Aetna, which was subsequently acquired by…

Human-Centered Leadership

Sesil Pir
View Sesil’s LinkedIn Newsletter What keeps certain companies standing strong year after year, while others fall away? While myriad factors…

Leading Culture Change in Your Team

Erin Shrimpton
Erin Shrimpton—business psychologist, coach, and expert in organizational behavior—helps you change the workplace experience on your team for the better.…

Understanding and Supporting LGBTQ+ Employees

Rhodes Perry
Have you ever felt there was an aspect of yourself that you needed to hide at work? Have you ever…

Creating Flowcharts for Beginners

Scott Helmers
Creating an effective flowchart or swimlane diagram is not as complicated as it might seem—in fact, it’s quite simple once…

Thriving as a Female Founder in a Male-Dominated Industry

al empire
In this course, adapted from the podcast al empire, co-host Hebah Fisher talks with entrepreneur Joy Ajlouny about how Joy…

Building a Trustworthy Reputation

Ron Carucci
Are you trustworthy? Are you sure? Maybe you’ve never given anyone reason not to trust you, but have you given…

Work on Purpose

Elizabeth (McLeod) Lotardo
Purpose-driven individuals and purpose-driven organizations consistently outperform their transactional peers. Learn how to work and live better by connecting to…

The Culture Code (Blinkist Summary)

How can you get the best performance out of a group? In his 2018 book, The Culture Code, Daniel Coyle…

Grow Yourself, Grow Your Leaders with Whitney Johnson

Whitney Johnson
Over the past several years, organizations have been thrust into a sea of relentless change and unpredictable disruption. Talent retention,…

The Crucial Perspectives of Effective Leaders

Pete Mockaitis | How to Be Awesome at Your Job
Your effectiveness as a leader is determined by only two things: your decision-making and your influence. As executive coach Daniel…

Running Effective Design Critiques

Tom Green
Most people want and appreciate feedback and constructive criticism about their work—until they get it. If done poorly, a critique…

Transitioning from Manager to Leader

Sara Canaday
View Sara’s LinkedIn Newsletter Leadership is a skill that can be taught. In this course, executive coach Sara Canaday shares…

Managing a Diverse Team

Vanessa Womack
Team leaders should aim to create an inclusive culture that celebrates differences and fosters the best performance from every team…

Career & Exploration Guides


Beselot Birhanu

  • Fourth-year Medical Student Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Wendy Halpern

  • Veterinary Pathologist Genentech

Newton Juhng

  • New York, New York
  • Portfolio Manager and Head of Healthcare A-CAP Management

Christina Nieves

  • Community Research and Evaluation Specialist Center for Health Equity and Community Wellness

Thierry Pauyo

  • Professor of Orthopedic Surgery McGill University

Jodie Simms-MacLeod

  • Midwifery Director University of Tennessee Medical Center

Will Turner

  • New York City, New York
  • Practicing Hospitalist and Associate Professor of Medicine Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Dr. Gabriela Ulloa

  • First-year Resident Physician in Pediatrics NYU Langone

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155 South Pleasant Street
Amherst, MA 01002