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Throughout this past year, we have faced many challenges, particularly those among us who have lost family members, friends or colleagues to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, even amidst the sadness, grief and anxiety, we have continued to step up for our learners, patients and community. We have learned how to deliver clinical care and clinical training, employing telehealth and other – sometimes serendipitous – improvements. We have begun to confront long-standing health inequities and are working to rid our community of discrimination and racial divides. We have learned the power of human resilience and have recommitted ourselves to supporting the mental health and wellness of clinicians.
Although there will continue to be challenges and opportunities in the weeks and months to come, there is value in taking time to reflect on this unusual year. In the pages of the latest issue of our alumni magazine 12th and Marshall, you will find reason for gratitude and inspiration from the remarkable accomplishments of our faculty, students and alumni, including:
We invite you to flip through the winter issue in its entirety at medschool.vcu.edu/news/stories/12th_winter2020-21.
As we plan for better days ahead, we’d like to express our gratitude for how our School of Medicine faculty, staff, students and alumni community have risen to the challenges of the past year. We greatly appreciate our School of Medicine alumni and Med-Health Development team for all of the energy and hard work that went into bringing these stories of resilience and hope to our attention through this stellar issue of our alumni magazine.
With greatest respect and gratitude,
Pter F. Buckley, M.D.; Dean, VCU School of Medicine; Executive vice President for Medical Affairs, VCU Health System [View Image]