UCLA Medical School Abruptly Cancels Lecture Blaming ‘Whiteness’ for Opioid Crisis

The University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) medical school recently scheduled a lecture focused on the role “whiteness” played in driving the opioid crisis — but abruptly changed the topic of the lecture just two days before it was supposed to take place and limited attendance to in-person only.

Last week, UCLA health advertised an event with professor Dr. Helena Hansen titled, “Beyond Magic Bullets: Whiteness as a Structural Driver of the Opioid Crisis.” The Gold Humanism Honor Society sponsored the lecture, according to a poster obtained by National Review. The event was scheduled for April 4, in-person in the school’s Tamkin auditorium, with an option for Zoom attendance.

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