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Carlos G Torres

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Carlos Torres, MD, (Educators ’20), is a medical educator and a pediatrician. Carlos currently holds a position as Faculty Advisor in Office of Recruitment and Multicultural Affairs (ORMA) at Harvard Medical School and Associate Director of Diversity and Equity at MassGeneral Hospital for Children. Carlos’ area of professional interest include cross-cultural care, working with underserved communities, and fostering resiliency. Carlos can be contacted via email.  

Silver Lining of the New Virtual World: Virtual Mentoring

This post was inspired by a recent assignment I completed as part of the Harvard Macy Program for Educators in the Health Professions. We were asked to write about a “silver lining” that transpired from the COVID-19 pandemic. I struggled with thinking of something positive when I was surrounded by so much loss, including parents of my patients struggling with employment and food insecurity, and even death. However, I challenged myself to recognize my privilege and, in my reflection, I was able to consider how my professional life had actually improved in a very noticeable way.

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