The Orthopaedic Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Committee at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) is committed to the intentional recruitment, leadership, and best practice that ensure a welcoming, nurturing and robustly inclusive community where we actively work to mitigate the effects of unconscious bias across all areas of Orthopaedics.
DEI Sponsored Grand Rounds Speakers
- September 2021
"Prioritizing Racial Equality and Anti-Racism in Health Care”
Dr. Consuelo Wilkins
- February 2022
Celebration of Black History
- December 3, 2021
DEI Sponsored Department Wide Virtual Bias in Healthcare Training
- November 2022 Perry Initiative Program Event – Ortho DEI is excited for the opportunity to sponsor this one-day career exploration for young women in high school and medical school that allows for a hands-on introduction to the field of Orthopaedic Surgery and engineering.
For questions please reach out to email@example.com
September and October 2021
Partnered with the African American Employee Resource Group (AAERG) to support a Local Middle School with their School Supply Drive.
- March 8, 2021 – Women’s History Month
- June – Pride Month.
- September/October – Hispanic/Latino Heritage Month
- November – Veteran’s Day (Month)
Next Journal club meeting will be held on November 30th, 2021 at 12:00pm.
Featured book is This Chair Rocks by Ashton Applewhite.
Previous Featured books:
The Other Wes Moore One Name, Two Fates by Wes Moore
Caste The Origins of Our Discontents by Isabel Wilkerson
Co-chairs: Mary Duvanich and Nicholas (Nick) Blackmon
Recorder: Diana Arcuri