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Guide to the Duke Med for Social Justice Records, circa 2017-2020 (AR.0173)

Abstract

Duke Med for Social Justice (DMSJ), a Duke University School of Medicine student group, was created in 2017. The group is comprised of medical students interested in promoting social justice and racial equity within the Durham and Duke communities through action, education, and dialogue. Contains materials from DMSJ documenting the student group's activities. Files date from circa 2017 to 2020.

Descriptive Summary

Call Number
AR.0173
Title
Duke Med for Social Justice Records
Date
circa 2017-2020
Creator
Duke Med for Social Justice.
Extent
22.9 MB
Repository
Duke University Medical Center Archives

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Collection Overview

Contains materials from Duke Med for Social Justice (DMSJ) that document the student group's activities. Files date from circa 2017 to 2020.

Arrangement Note

Organized into the following series: Digital Files, circa 2017-2020.

Restrictions on Access & Use

Some collections are stored off site and must be requested at least 48 business hours in advance for retrieval.

Access Restrictions

None.

Use Restrictions

Copyright for Official University records is held by Duke University; all other copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Contents of the Collection

1. Digital Files, circa 2017-2020

Series Scope and Contents: Contains digital files from the following accessions: Accession A2021.025. Includes materials from Duke Med for Social Justice (DMSJ) documenting the student group's activities. Files date from circa 2017 to 2020.

Arrangement Note: Accession A2021.025: Contains images from the Duke Med for Social Justice (DMSJ) student group from circa 2017-2020.

Conditions Governing Access: Materials are available at the Duke University Medical Center Archives Reading Room.

Processing Information: Material in this collection was processed using AXAEM's Electronic Records Processing module, which incorporates Bagger as a way to package electronic files with technical metadata. Captured digital content was ingested into AXAEM, where ClamAV Anti-Virus software detected and cleaned any computer viruses. The cleaned files were saved on the Duke University Medical Center Archives' secure server with a regular backup schedule. Includes 15 files totaling 22.9 MB that are available for research: Accession A2021.025 (15 files totaling 22.9 MB).

Accession A2021.025, circa 2017-2020

Subseries Scope and Contents: Contains materials from Duke Med for Social Justice (DMSJ). The files document the group's logo and events held and attended over the years. File types are PNG, JPEG, JPG, and TXT. Files date from circa 2017 to 2020.

Conditions Governing Access: Materials are available at the Duke University Medical Center Archives Reading Room.

Digital Files: Accession A2021.025, circa 2017-2020
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Historical Note

Duke Med for Social Justice (DMSJ), a Duke University School of Medicine student group, was created in 2017. The group is comprised of medical students interested in promoting social justice and racial equity within the Durham and Duke communities through action, education, and dialogue. DMSJ has engaged in grassroots organizing through coordinated voter registration efforts, phone banking events, and coordinating with medical students' attendance at protests on campus, in Raleigh, and in Washington, D.C. DMSJ works to increase advocacy within the medical school through events on the fundamentals of policymaking and lobbying. At Duke, DMSJ advocates for institutional change, such as reevaluating the use of race in medical decision making. Other topics of focus include reproductive rights, environmental justice, COVID-19 vaccine equity, and patient rights within the criminal justice system.

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Duke Med for Social Justice Records, Duke University Medical Center Archives.

Acquisitions Information

Accession A2021.025 (gift by Sarah Freeman, February 2021)

Processing Information

Processed by Lucy Waldrop: March 2021