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Dean Smith Calls for a Revolution in Women’s Health

In order to level the playing field, we can’t just take baby steps—we need a revolution,” said Lawrence G. Smith, MD, MACP, founding dean of the Zucker School of Medicine and Northwell Health’s physician-in-chief. In a recent article published in Expert Insights for the Katz Institute for Women’s Health, Dean Smith writes about gender disparities in health care that still exist today and calls for specific actions to spark a revolution to move women’s health forward. | Read More |

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Established in 2008, the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell on Long Island, New York, was founded by two equal partners: Hofstra University and Northwell Health. It was the first allopathic medical school established in Nassau County, Long Island, and the first new medical school in the New York metropolitan area in more than 35 years. A diverse community of 400 students and over 3100 faculty, Zucker School of Medicine is a premier medical school located on the North Campus of Hofstra in western Long Island, just 25 miles from Manhattan.

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