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Building a Community-Centered Public Health Advocacy Program for Students

A Minnesota-based public health advocacy fellowship trains medical students in community-centered advocacy with lessons relevant beyond medicine, practical to most STEM fields seeking to train students in advocacy skills. Within and beyond the medical community, the (often unearned) public trust, social capital, professional privilege, and socioeconomic status that physicians enjoy requires their reciprocal involvement in and advocacy against public issues

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