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    Standing Meetings

    Pediatric Minority Housestaff Committee (PMHC) Gathering
    3rd Wednesday of every month, 7:00 PM
    Pediatric Diversity Council (PDC)
    1st Monday of every month, 12:00 PM
    Diversity Town Hall (Weill Cornell Medicine)
    2nd Wednesday of every month, 4:00 PM (via Zoom)

    Upcoming Events

    The Inaugural Diversity, Inclusion, and Health Justice Virtual Symposium
    Hosted by the Dalio Center for Health Justice at NewYork-Presbyterian
    Tuesday, October 27, 2020
    Featuring a conversation with Julia Iyasere, MD, MBA, Vice President, Dalio Center for Health Justice at NewYork-Presbyterian and Freda C. Lewis-Hall, MD, DFAPA, MFPM. Moderated by NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital Board Member Pamela G. Carlton  
    Zoom Link via Infonet: https://infonet.nyp.org/Attach/DalioCenterforHealthJusticeSymposium.pdf
    Submit questions for the speakers in advance at nyphealthjustice@nyp.org

    Department of Pediatrics Grand Rounds: Covid Disparities
    Presenter: Joy D. Howell, MD
    Assistant Dean for Diversity and Student Life; Vice Chair for Diversity, Department of Pediatrics
    Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Weill Cornell Medicine;
    Associate Attending Pediatrician, NYP/WCMC and NYP Komansky Children's Hospital
    Tuesday, October 6, 2020
    8:30am - 9:30am via Zoom 

    Department of Pediatrics Grand Rounds
    The Pediatric Calling in Challenging Times: Transformative Pediatrics and System Change
    Presenter: Dr. Fernando Mendoza
    Tuesday, September 29, 2020
    8:30am - 9:30am via Zoom 

    Department of Pediatrics Grand Rounds: LGBTQ Health

    Presenter: Kate Greenberg
    Date: TBD
    8:30am - 9:30am via Zoom 

    Weill Cornell Medicine Diversity Week 
    Dates TBD

    Department of Pediatrics Professors Rounds 
    Race, Equity and Social Justice Series
    Friday, September 25, 2020 (via Zoom)
    Friday, October 30, 2020
    Friday, November 20, 2020
    Friday, December 18, 2020
    Friday, January 15, 2021
    Friday, February 12, 2021
    All Rounds are 12:00pm - 1:00pm 
    Bari Katz and Dr. Tanya Williams, Facilitators

    RESJ series flyer

    Past Events

    Department of Pediatrics Book Club
    (open to all faculty and staff)
    Tuesday, August 11, 2020
    8:30am - 9:30am via Zoom (see your email for details)
    Book: How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi 
    Moderated by Dr. Duncan Hau

    Book cover

    WCM Insights Webinar Series
    Health Equities and Racial Disparities: The Pandemic Within a Pandemic
    Joy Howell, MD
    Assistant Dean for Diversity and Student Life; Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
    Vanessa Rouzier, MD
    Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in Medicine; Chief of Pediatrics, GHESKIO, Haiti
    Monika Safford, MD
    Director, Cornell Center for Health Equity; Chief, Division of General Internal Medicine
    Said Ibrahim, MD, MPH
    Senior Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion; Chief, Division of Healthcare Delivery Science and Innovation
    Thursday, July 30, 2020
    To register (and receive the Zoom link) and for more information:

    Implicit Bias Training Session for Faculty

    Diversity COVID-19 Pandemic Town Hall Meeting
    Presented by WCM Executive Committee on Diversity and Inclusion
    with special guest Dean Choi
    Wednesdsay, April 15, 2020
    Open to WCM faculty and staff; Zoom link can be accessed here: https://wcmcentral.weill.cornell.edu/news/diversity-and-inclusion-during-covid-19-pandemic

    Pediatrics Grands Rounds: Developing Upstream Medicine Proficiencies - A Pathway to Health Equity
    Presented by Dr. Brenda Pereda
    Assistant Dean for Diversity and Inclusion
    Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
    University of New Mexico School of Medicine
    Tuesday, February 25, 2020
    Uris Auditorium, 1300 York Avenue, 1st Floor 

    Pediatrics Grands Rounds: The Effect of Patient Racism on Providers
    Presented by Dr. Renuka Gupta
    Assistant Professor of Medicine and Hospitalist, Weill Cornell Medicine
    Tuesday, February 4, 2020
    Uris Auditorium, 1300 York Avenue, 1st Floor 

    Breaking Bread: Religious Intolerance: Are We Inclusive?
    Presented by Dr. Renee Alexander
    Associate Dean of Students/Senior Advisor to the Dean, Cornell University
    Wednesdsay, January 29, 2020
    Belfer Research Building, 413 E. 69th Street, 302A-C
    RSVP requested: https://breakingbreadjanuary2020.eventbrite.com/

    Diversity Holiday Mixer
    Tuesday, January 7, 2020
    6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Griffis Faculty Club, 1300 York Avenue, New York City
    Hosted by Office of Diversity & Inclusion, Diversity Center of Excellence, and the Department of Medicine

    LGBTQ+ Mentoring & Networking
    Tuesday, November 26, 2019
    Belfer Research Building, 413 E. 69th Street, 302A-B
    RSVP requested: https://bit.ly/LGBTQrsvp 

    Cornell Center for Health Equity Diversity Mentoring Cascade
    Tuesday, November 19, 2019

    Location/Time: TBD
    For more information: https://centerforhealthequity.cornell.edu/

    Department of Pediatrics Grand Rounds
    Dr. Monika Safford
    (Co-Director, Cornell Center for Health Equity; John J. Kuiper Professor of Medicine; Chief, Division of General Internal Medicine, Weill Cornell Medicine)
    Tuesday, November 12, 2019
    Uris Auditorium

    Dean's Quarterly Diversity Seminar
    Gender Equity in Medicine: What will it take and what can we do?
    Presented by Dr. Carol Bates, Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs, Harvard Medical School (HMS)
    Thursday, October 24, 2019
    Uris Auditorium, with reception to follow at Griffis Faculty Club
    Info: https://diversity.weill.cornell.edu/events/deans-quarterly-diversity-seminar-dr-carol-bates

    11th Dialogues in Diversity Seminar:
    Removing Stigma and Creating Opportunities for Employees with Disabilities
    Wednesday, October 23, 2019
    3:00pm - 5:00pm
    Uris Auditorium (live event)
    466 Lexington Avenue, 10E051& 10E058 (live video streaming)

    2019 Leadership and Academic Medicine Regional Conference
    The Office of Diversity and Inclusion in Collaboration with BNGAP
    Saturday, October 12, 2019
    8:00am - 5:00pm
    Belfer Research Building, 413 E. 69th Street, NY 10021
    Info: http://bngap.org/registration-leadership-and-acad-med-conf/ 

    Weill Cornell Medicine LGBTQ+ Mentorship and Networking Event
    Thursday, September 19, 2019
    Belfer Research Building, 413 E. 69th Street, Room 302-A
    Sponsored by the WCM LGBT Steering Committee, Diversity Center of Excellence, and Department of Medicine

    Make Your Match Diversity Open House
    Saturday, September 7, 2019
    10:30am - 5:00pm
    1300 York Avenue (at 69th Street), 2nd Floor
    RSVP at http://bit.ly/MakeYourMatch2019

    National Medical Association (NMA) Annual Convention and Scientific Assembly
    July 27-31, 2019
    Honolulu, Hawaii
    Website: https://www.nmanet.org/   

    Building the Next Generation of Academic Phyisicans
    May 3-4, 2019
    New York City
    Annual national LGBT Health Workforce Conference

    Diversity Week Town Hall - Pediatrics Professors Rounds
    Friday, April 26, 2019, 12:00 PM
    Room A-250
    Take the Climate Assessment Survey

    Breaking Bread, Pediatric Emergency Medicine
    With Renee Alexander, MD
    Thursday, April 25, 2019, 1:00 PM
    Room M-131

    Pediatrics Grand Rounds with Dr. David Acosta 
    Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, AAMC
    Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 8:30 AM
    Uris Auditorium

    Diversity Week at Weill Cornell Medicine, 4/22-4/27
    April 22-27, 2019 
    See PDF icon Diversity Week Schedule for a guide to the talks and activities taking place  

    Student National Medical Association (SNMA) Annual Medical Education Conference
    April 17-21, 2019
    Philadelphia, PA
    Website: http://www.snma.org/amec.php 

    Social Work Grand Rounds: Understanding Implicit Bias
    Presented by Joy D. Howell, MD (Vice Chair for Diversity, Department of Pediatrics and Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics) and Erica Abramson, MD MSc (Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Healthcare Policy & Research)
    Thursday, April 4, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Uris Auditorium, 1300 York Avenue, 1st Floor
    RSVP to Illiana Polanco, 212-746-3980 or ilp9003@nyp.org 

    Pediatrics Grand Rounds: Can Technology-Based Interventions Reduce Disparities in Child Health?
    Presented by Jean Leclerc Raphael, MD, MPH
    Associate Professor - Academic General Pediatrics and Hematology-Oncology
    Baylor College of Medicine
    Tuesday, March 26, 2019, 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
    Uris Auditorium, 1300 York Avenue, 1st Floor 

    LGBTQ+ Communications and Health Needs:
    Case-Based Review of Best Practices in Care for LGBTQ+ Patients
    Presented by Nelson Sanchez, MD
    Chair, Weill Cornell Medicine LGBTQ+ Steering Committee
    Friday, March 8, 2019, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Belfer Research Building, 413 E. 69th Street, 3rd Floor  
    RSVP Requested

    Quarterly Diversity Series, WCM Diversity & Inclusion
    Engaging, Educating and Empowering the Next Generation of Diverse Health Professionals: Strategies for Success
    Presented by Lynne Holden, MD
    Professor, Emergency Medicine, Einstein College of Medicine 
    President, Mentoring in Medicine Inc.
    Thursday, February 28, 2019, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
    Uris Auditorium, 1300 York Avenue, 1st Floor  
    Meet and Greet reception to follow in celebration of Black History Month
    RSVP Requested

    Dialogues on Diversity: Guest speaker Damon Tweedy, MD
    Author of Black Man in a White Coat: A Doctor's Reflections on Race and Medicine
    Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
    Uris Auditorium, 1300 York Avenue 
    Event webpage: https://mdtopline.nyp.org/Pages/Eighth-Dialogues-in-Diversity-Seminar.html

    Breaking Bread Dinner
    Wednesday, February 20, 2019, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    Belfer Research Building, 3rd Floor
    413 East 69th Street
    Contact: WCM's Office of Diversity and Inclusion
    RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/breaking-bread-with-dr-renee-alexander-tickets-55091206281 
    Event Webpage: https://diversity.weill.cornell.edu/events/breaking-bread-dinner-0

    The Health of Immigrants during the Current Administration
    Department of Medicine Grand Rounds
    Wednesday, January 30, 2019, 8:00 AM , Uris Auditorium
    Presented by Xochitl Casteneda, MD & Marc Schenker, MD MPH
    Health Initiative of the Americas, School of Public Health - University of California, Berkeley
    and Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Department of Public Health, UC Davis School of Medicine

    Improving EOL Care: Understanding Disparities, Current Barriers, and Finding a Way Forward
    Department of Medicine Grand Rounds
    Wednesday, January 23, 2019, 8:00 AM, Uris Auditorium
    Presented by Craig D. Blinderman, MD, MA, FAAHPM
    Director, Adult Palliative Medicine Service; Associate Professor of Medicine
    Columbia University Medical Center

    Residency Diversity Welcome Back Event
    Saturday, January 19, 2019, 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    Archbold Commons, 1300 York Avenue, 2nd Floor 
    Weill Cornell Medicine 

    Wound of Racism - "Physician Heal Thyself"
    Department of Medicine Grand Rounds
    Wednesday, January 9, 2019, 8:00 AM, Uris Auditorium
    Presented by Renuka Gupta, MD, FHM, FACP
    Assistant Professor of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medicine
    Physician Liaison, Operational Efficiency, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

    Pediatrics Professors Rounds: Care of the Transgender Patient
    Friday, December 14, 2018
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm, Location TBD
    Presented by Nelson Sanchez, MD
    Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
    Chair, LGBTQ Steering Committee
    Weill Cornell Medicine

    Pediatrics Grand Rounds: Microagressions in the Workplace: Indirect, Subtle or Unintentional Discrimination - Identifying the Problem and Being Part of the Solution 
    Tuesday, November 13, 2018
    8:30 am - 9:30 am, Uris Auditorium
    Presented by Ruth Gotian, Ed, MS
    Assistant Dean for Mentoring, Weill Cornell Medicine

    Pediatrics Grand Rounds: Value-Based Care and Health Disparities: Promise & Challenges
    Tuesday, November 6, 2018
    8:30 am - 9:30 am, Uris Auditorium
    Presented by Dhruv Khullar, MD, MPP
    Weill Cornell Medicine, Assistant Professor of Healthcare Policy and Research

    National Medical Association (NMA) Region 1 Meeting
    May 24-28, 2018
    Montego Bay, Jamaica

    Unconscious Bias Workshop
    Wednesday, April 25, 2018, 5:00 PM, Griffis Faculty Club 

    Diversity Week Keynote Speaker
    Dr. Hannah Valentine, NIH Chief Officer of Scientific Workforce Diversity
    Monday, April 23, 2018, 4:00 PM, Uris Auditorium

    Diversity Week at Weill Cornell Medicine
    April 23-27, 2018
    Weill Cornell Medicine (various locations)

    Latino Medical Student Association (LMSA) 13th Annual Conference
    April 13-15, 2018
    Miami, Florida

    Professors Rounds: Diversity Town Hall Part II
    March 2, 2018, 12:00 PM, Location TBD

    Pediatric Grand Rounds
    Dr. Inmaculada de Melo-Martin,“Disability and Medicine: An Ethical Perspective”
    Tuesday, March 20, 2018, 8:30 AM, Uris Auditorium



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