Resident and Trainee Affiliate status is open to any full-time trainee at Washington University School of Medicine with an active interest in race/ethnicity.

To become a Resident and Trainee, review the Resident and Trainee Responsibilities, fill out a brief intake survey, and complete the Resident and Trainee Intake Form below.

Resident and Trainee Responsibilities

Resident and Trainee Affiliate responsibilities include:

  • Provide an updated CV annually, as well as notify CRE2 of pertinent changes that need to be made to their profile
  • Complete annual Resident and Trainee Affiliate Survey
  • Acknowledge CRE2 support on publications, conference papers, posters, and other scholarly products that used CRE2 funding
  • Share their research (e.g., present at a CRE2 sponsored seminars) and its impact
  • Collaborate with other Affiliates in mentoring an undergraduate, graduate, or medical student engaged in research on race and/or ethnicity
  • Communicate any obstacles as well as needs to CRE2
  • Willing to be highlighted in CRE2 publications that feature race/ethnicity at the University
  • Timely response to CRE2 staff during reporting periods (e.g., annual Resident and Trainee Affiliate surveys, annual progress reports, infrastructure grants, and other center-based grant initiatives)

Resident and Trainee Affiliates are encouraged to:

  • Share key individual or organizational race/ethnicity related opportunities with CRE2
  • Regularly attend CRE2 events
  • Propose events and invite outside race/ethnicity scholars to Washington University
  • Collaborate on race/ethnicity projects with CRE2 staff and Affiliates
  • Be responsive to fellow Affiliates’ inquiries about their academic work
  • Identify other scholars who might benefit from CRE2 affiliation
  • Serve on  CRE2 grant review or other committees 
Residents and Trainees Intake Form
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Example: Hedwig (Hedy) Lee is broadly interested in the social determinants and consequences of population health and health disparities, with a particular focus on the role of structural racism in racial/ethnic health disparities. Her work examines the impact of family member incarceration on the health and attitudes of family members, the association between racialized chronic stress and mental/physical health, documenting trends in racial/ethnic health disparities, and the role of histories of racial violence in racial/ethnic health disparities. As an interdisciplinary scholar, Lee has published and worked with scholars across a wide range of fields including, but not limited to, sociology, demography, criminology, psychology, political science, public health, computer science, statistics and medicine.
Examples: • Critical Race Theory; Feminist Theory; Intimacy; Law; Polygamy; Reparations; Slavery • Big Data; Criminal Justice; Demography; Family; Gender; Health Disparities; Social Stress • Afro-Latin America; Cultural Flows and History; Ethnicity and Migration; Popular Culture; Street Life; • Brain Development; Child Psychiatric Disorders; Early Adversity; Health Disparities; Perinatal Psychiatric Disorders; Prematurity; Psychosocial Stress • Education; Housing; Neighborhoods; Policing; Quantitative Methods; Racial Stratification; Social Policy
Example: LAW 806: Slavery, Race and the Law; SOC 2520: Inequality by Design: Understanding Racial/Ethnic Health Disparities in the United States; SOC 3510: Sick Society: Social Determinants of Health and Health Disparities in the United States; SPAN 380: Making Latin America Popular; SPAN 410: ¡A la calle! Mapping Latin American Life; SPAN 405: W War, Race, and Writing in 19th-Century Latin America
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