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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

    National and Regional Conferences

    Latino Medical Student Assocation National Conference (LMSA)
    March 22-24, 2019
    Lubbock, TX

    Student National Medical Association (SNMA) Annual Medical Education Conference
    April 17-21, 2019
    Philadelphia, PA

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

    National Medical Association (NMA) Annual Convention and Scientific Assembly
    July 27-31, 2019
    Honolulu, Hawaii

    Upcoming Events

    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:

    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
    Event Webpage:

    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



    Pediatrics Weill Cornell Medicine Appointments & Referrals: (646) 962-KIDS (646) 962-5437 Chairman's Office: Weill Cornell Medicine 525 E 68th St.
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    New York, NY 10065 (646) 962-5437