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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

    Upcoming Events 

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

    Make Your Match flyer

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

    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 iconDiversity 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

    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 

    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



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