Black Feminist Health Science Studies (BFHSS) aims to highlight the necessity of incorporating social justice into medical science. It was created by interdisciplinary scholars who started their careers as undergraduates studying Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. Black women’s bodies have been instrumental in the development of medical and scientific breakthroughs that have aided countless humans across the globe. However, the degree to which these advancements have helped the health and well-being of Black women and their communities remains unclear. BFHSS works to bring these historical and contemporary ills to light in an effort to transform medicine, science, and Black people's relationship to both.


Our first BFHSS Collaboratory event brought together over 100 scholars, creatives, organizers, and activists working to highlight the importance of incorporating social justice into the medical sciences. We hope you will be able to join us for our next Collaboratory in 2023. Stay tuned for more information and a call for submissions.


The first Black Feminist Health Science Studies Symposium will be an engaging, informative introduction to the field and collective that claim the name. Register today!

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