Social Justice & Health Equity Curriculum Thread

The Social Justice and Health Equity (SJ&HE) Curriculum Thread was initated as a CCAP directive during in the Summer of 2020. Following the recruitment of its faculty lead, Dr. Italo Brown, its committee has been tasked with a comprehensive review of the Stanford Medical School Curriculum to identify strengths and gaps in addressing anti-racist education, health equity and other social justice issues for both our clerkship and pre-clerkship curricula. Following the review, Dr. Brown spearheaded the implementation of important reforms to the existing medical school curriculum by working with course directors, faculty, students and staff to revise the existing educational materials. Our expectation is that anti-racist education will be a permanent thread included within the Stanford Medical School Curriculum.

SJ&HE Faculty Lead

  • Committee Meeting Schedule
  • Quarterly via Zoom for AY 2023/24
  • Additional meetings scheduled as needed
  • Announcements:
  • Please see the Events and Presentations tab below for upcoming workshops and talks.

SJ&HE Curriculum Thread Objectives

SJ&HE Programs and Projects


updated June 2023