Perspectives on History and Health

This series brings eminent Columbia University historians to the CUIMC community to frame our context of contemporary events and pathways to equity in the United States. 

Sponsored by: the offices of Diversity & Multicultural Affairs (VP&S); Diversity & Cultural Affairs (SoN); Access, Equity and Inclusion (CDM); and Faculty Professional Development, Diversity & Inclusion; and Operations (CUIMC).

Past Lectures

"A Discussion About the Historical Roots of Asian Exclusion and Anti-Asian Racism"

November 11, 2021


  • Mae Ngai, PhD , Lung Family Professor of Asian American Studies and, Professor of History, Author of The Chinese Question


  • Sandra Soo-jin Lee, PhD, Professor of Medical Humanities and Ethics, Chief, Division of Ethics

Video recording

"In Pursuit of Equity"

February 26, 2021


  • Christopher L. Brown, DPhil, Professor of History
  • Eric Foner, PhD, DeWitt Clinton Professor Emeritus of History

Please visit the Calendar of Events for upcoming program dates. 

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