“Last summer, the school announced a mandatory course on ‘anti-racism’ for incoming dental students.”
There is no field of study that will be spared from the left’s mission of wokeness.
The College Fix reports:
Penn dental school creates ‘LGBTQ+ Fund’ to identify bias in dentistry
The University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine has received $50,000 for a “LGBTQ+ Fund,” according to a January 20 news release from the university.
Officials at the Ivy League university said the fund has “the goal of identifying LGBTQ+ based biases in the dental profession and ways to dispel them.” An initial “$50K leadership gift launches the Fund with the goal of eventually endowing the fund to support research and programs in perpetuity.”
“As an academic community, understanding the root of homophobia, transphobia, and bias related to actual or perceived sexual orientation and/or gender identity requires intentional study,” said the dental school’s dean, Mark Wolff.
The new fund will “explore research and programming that can lead to best-practice models and suggest policy recommendations that can have profession-wide impact through scholarly publications,” according to the news release.
Other projects may include “training programs exploring sexual orientation and gender identity bias and offering guidance for managing difficult conversations” and “providing resources for education and advocacy so all Penn Dental Medicine community members, regardless of actual or perceived gender identity and sexual orientation, are supported to live authentically.”
The support for LGBT advocacy and education is not all the dental school has been up to in the past year.
Last summer, the school announced a mandatory course on “anti-racism” for incoming dental students.
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