Campo to direct multicultural affairs
Rafael Campo, MD, a physician and poet, has been appointed Director of the Office of Multicultural Affairs at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.
The office is based in the Center for Education, where Campo's initial efforts will include coordination of undergraduate and graduate programs to enhance minority recruitment and retention at Harvard Medical School and BIDMC, and collaboration with colleagues in faculty development and academic careers to increase supports for minority faculty at BIDMC.
Campo is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and a member of the Division of General Medicine and Primary Care at BIDMC where his medical practice serves mostly Latinos,gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgendered people, and people with HIV infection.
He is an essayist and poet, whose work has appeared in many major antholgies and periodicals.