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Race and Gender Bias in Medicine: A Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

Race and Gender Bias in Medicine: A Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

Please sign up for a Wikipedia account before the event: http://www.wikihow.com/Create-a-Wikipedia-Account

Healthcare providers, trainees, and consumers alike use Wikipedia to access health information but the WikiMed editing community remains small, predominantly male and English-speaking. Taking an active role with Wikipedia is achievable for clinicians and students who see and will fix errors.

Inspired by the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Race and Bias Initiative and Wikipedia intersectional advocates, the Levy Library and partners, ISMMS WikiMed student group and AfroCROWD (Afro Free Culture Crowdsourcing Wikimedia), invite you to join us for our first Race & Gender Bias in Medicine Wikipedia Edit-a-thon.

Attendees of all skill levels are welcome to help address gaps in Wikipedia regarding race and gender inequalities in academic medicine and consumer health. Come learn from and be part of communities contributing to this highly-utilized open source of health information.

Participate virtually! Follow us on Twitter and Snapchat: #wikimediting @Levy_Library


Friday, April 28, 2017
3:00pm - 6:00pm
Annenberg 12-01
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Event Organizer(s)

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Rebecca Snyder
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Robin O'Hanlon