Office for Diversity Affairs-Sponsored Events
Specific dates and times for upcoming events when available:
Levi Watkins, MD, Jr. Lecture: Tuesday, October 6, 2020 | 12:00 Noon | Light Hall (or Zoom)
Hidden VUMC Figures Event: Monday, November 2, 2020 | 12:00 Noon | Light Hall
Diversity Portrait Unveilings: Monday, December 14, 2020 | 4:00 PM | TBD
Diversity Lecture Series
The Office for Diversity Affairs sponsors three powerful lecture series to inspire dialogue, foster community engagement and provide medical education related to the national narrative on diversity and inclusion. Each lecture highlights renowned international guest speakers as well as lauded members of Vanderbilt’s faculty.
- Martin Luther Kings, Jr. Lectures - January (Annually)
- Robert Churchwell, Sr. Lectures (Annually)
- Levi Watkins, Jr. Lectures - October (Annually)
Learn more here: https://www.vumc.org/diversity/diversity-lecture-series
Hidden VUMC Figures - November (Annually)
VUMC honors four staff members for their outstanding service in roles that have historically gone unrecognized.
Learn more here: https://www.vumc.org/diversity/hidden-vumc-figures
Portrait Unveiling - December (Annually)
VUSM leaders unveil new portraits of medical pioneers who represent the diverse history of faculty at VUMC.