Working together with J&J fellows and employees, pharmacists, and partners, we’re looking to break down barriers for pharmacy students and change the trajectory.
Through this scholarship program, we’re helping develop a diverse talent pipeline, which ultimately builds a diverse healthcare workforce.
This scholarship program has made me feel seen and heard in a field where the voices of many that look like me have been ignored or silenced.
I’ve always felt that part of the reason my father-in-law experienced such a heart wrenching outcome was the color of his skin. I am hopeful about the future of health equity, but there is still a lot of work to be done.
Exposure to diverse providers who understand the different struggles patients, like my grandmother, experience will lead us closer to the goals of health equity.