On September 1, 2020, the creation of the Mac Baird Chair in Family Medicine Advocacy and Policy was announced — in addition to the inaugural chair holder, Renée Crichlow, MD. The department hosted a virtual celebration for Dr. Baird in early September to honor him. In this interview with Dr. Baird, he reflects on the endowed chair and its impact on the future of family medicine.
Words matter and play an important role in shaping our worldview. As we move toward antiracist action in our department and in our lives, we need to be clear about racial terminology and the history behind it.