Housestaff Emerging Academy of Leaders (HEAL) for Underrepresented Groups
Launched by UT Southwestern’s Office of Faculty Diversity & Development, HEAL is a networking and professional development program designed for historically underrepresented and/or discriminated groups.
HEAL sessions are grouped by affinities:
- HEAL for Underrepresented in Medicine (URMs) - internal
- HEAL for Women
- HEAL for LGBT & Allies
- HEAL for Muslims
Session discussions focus on different professional development themes. Many themes have been identified by residents as topics helpful for their professional development.
HEAL Program Co-Directors
Byron Cryer, M.D.
Office of Faculty Diversity & Development
Helen Yin, Ph.D.
Office of Women’s Careers