#GAReads | Time to End the Manel Tradition

Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D., Director, National Institutes of Health

Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D., Director, National Institutes of Health

Time to End the Manel Tradition”:

The National Institutes of Health is committed to changing the culture and climate of biomedical research to create an inclusive and diverse workforce. The recent report by the National Academy of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine, “Sexual Harassment of Women: Climate, Culture, and Consequence in Academic Science, Engineering, and Medicine, identified the critical role that scientific leaders must play to combat cultural forces that tolerate gender harassment and limit the advancement of women. These concerns also are highly relevant to other groups underrepresented in science. It is not enough to give lip service to equality; leaders must demonstrate their commitment through their actions.

Read Francis S. Collins’ full article at the National Institutes of Health here…