Julie Orban, MPH
Research Scientist
The George Washington University
Julie Orban, MPH is a Research Scientist at the Fitzhugh Mullan Institute for Health Workforce Equity within the George Washington University (GW). In this role, she manages a metrics development study aimed at transforming health professions education to focus on social mission, a pipeline initiative to prepare and inspire underrepresented minorities to pursue careers in healthcare, and an accreditation study examining the integration of social mission in the accreditation process. Ms. Orban holds a Master of Public Health degree in maternal and child health and a certificate in health policy from GW.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

The Fitzhugh Mullan Institute for Health Workforce Equity at the George Washington University conducted a formal investigation of accreditation standards of eight accrediting bodies for schools in dentistry, medicine, undergraduate and graduate nursing, physician assistant studies, and pharmacy to assess the extent and scope of social mission content in written accreditation documents. Social mission, as defined by the Beyond Flexner Alliance, is the “contribution of a school in its mission, programs, and the performance of its graduates, faculty and leadership in advancing health equity and…