Department of Radiology and Radiological Sciences Presents a 

Diversity Grand Rounds Lectureship

"Why Racial Justice Matters in Medicine"

featuring

Karen Winkfield, MD, PhD

Karen Winkfield, MD, PhD

Executive Director
Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance
Nashville, Tennessee

 

 

July 20, 2021 | Noon - 1 p.m.

Zoom

Registration Coming Soon

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This grand rounds lecture is designed for faculty, residents, staff and medical students.

Learning objectives of this presentation TBA.

 

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Karen Winkfield, MD, PhD, is a radiation oncologist specializing in the treatment of hematologic and breast malignancies. She is an implementation scientist focused on improving health outcomes for underserved populations through community-engaged research and community-based initiatives designed to improve access to healthcare including clinical trials. Her leadership roles have focused on developing bi-directional communication between researchers and community to ensure equitable access to care regardless of race/ethnicity, geographic location or socioeconomic states. She also espouses workforce diversity as a means to improve health equity Dr. Winkfield served as Chair of ASCO’s Health Equity Committee from 2016-2017 and now serves as Chair of the ASCO’s Workforce Diversity Task Force. She was recently named Executive Director of the Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance.