Vanderbilt Radiology Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Week

Inaugural Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Week

The Department of Radiology debuted its inaugural Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Week in July of 2021.

A joint effort of the department's Office of Diversity and Inclusion and Vanderbilt Radiology Health Equity initiatives, the week was comprised of in person and live streamed presentations, panel discussions and more.

Monday, July 19, 2021

"Microaggressions: How Do They Impact the Academic Environment for Health Professional Trainees"

Darin Latimore, MDDarin Latimore, MD
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine; Dean's Designee, Office of the President; Deputy Dean and Chief Diversity Officer and 
Title IX Deputy Coordinator, Office of the Dean, School of Medicine; Yale University (Bio)


Tuesday, July 20, 2021

Diversity Grand Rounds Lectureship: "Why Racial Justice Matters in Medicine"

Karen Winkfield, MDKaren Winkfield, MD, PhD
Ingram Professor of Cancer Research and Professor of Radiation Oncology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center;
Executive Director, Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance (Bio)


Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Panel Discussion: "Historical Perspectives of URMs in Radiology"

Sandra Bates, MDSandra Bates, MD
Radiologist, Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Alvin C. York Campus (Bio)


Marta Hernanz-Schulman, MDMarta Hernanz-Schulman, MD
Professor of Radiology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Medical Director of Diagnostic Radiology and Chief of Pediatric Radiology, Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt  (Bio)


Johnson Lightfoote, MD, MBA, FACRJohnson Lightfoote, MD, MBA, FACR
Medical Director of the Department of Radiology, Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center;
Chair, Commission for Women and Diversity, American College of Radiology (Bio)


Alan Oestreich, MDAlan Oestreich, MD
Emeritus Pediatric Radiologist, Department of Radiology, Cincinnati Children's Hospital
Emeritus Professor of Radiology and Pediatrics, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine (Bio)

Stephanie Spottswood, MD, MSPHStephanie Spottswood, MD, MSPH (Moderator)
Professor Emerita of Radiology, Vanderbilt University (Bio)


Thursday, July 22, 2021

"Becoming a Racial Equity Learner, Advocate, and Broker: Forming a Racially-inclusive Sociological Imagination"

Rayshawn Ray, PhDRashawn Ray, PhD
David M. Rubenstein Fellow, The Brookings Institution; 
Professor of Sociology and Executive Director of the Lab for Applied Social Science Research, University of Maryland (Bio)


Friday, July 23, 2021

Panel Discussion: "Diversity in Medicine at VUMC and Beyond"

Andre Churchwell, MDAndre Churchwell, MD
Professor of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center;
Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion and Chief Diversity Officer, Vanderbilt University (Bio)


George Hill, MDGeorge C. Hill, PhD
Distinguished Professor Emeritus in Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology, and Levi Watkins, Jr. Professor Emeritus in Medical Education, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine;
First Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion and Chief Diversity Officer, Vanderbilt University (Bio)

Arie Nettles, PhD, HSPArie Nettles, PhD, HSP
Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University Medical Center; 
Director, Office of Inclusion and Health Equity, Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt (Bio)


Consuelo Wilkins, MDConsuelo Wilkins, MD, MSCI
Professor of Medicine; Senior Vice President for Health Equity and Inclusive Excellence, Vanderbilt University Medical Center;
Senior Associate Dean for Health Equity and Inclusive Excellence, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (Bio)