Vanderbilt Radiology Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Week 2022

Second Annual Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Week

The Department of Radiology's second annual Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Week was held September 12-16, 2022.

A joint effort of the department's Office of Diversity and Inclusion and Vanderbilt Radiology Health Equity initiatives, the week was comprised of five presentations.

Monday, September 12, 2022

"Radiologists: There is Something Else to See"

V. Joy Simmons, MD

V. Joy Simmons, MD

Partner Emeritus, Southern California Permanente Medical Group, Physician: Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 

Tuesday, September 13, 2022

"Gaslighting: The Hidden Deterrent of Diversity in Medicine"

Shenelle N. Wilson, MD

Shenelle N. Wilson, MD

Founder & CEO, Urology Unbound, Atlanta, GA

Wednesday, September 14, 2022

"Consideration for Caring for LGBTQ Patients and Families"

Del Ray Zimmerman, MD

Del Ray Zimmerman

Director, Office for Diversity Affairs and LGBTQ Health, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN

Thursday, September 15, 2022

"The Racial and Social Justice Book Club: Origins, Implementation and Future Directions"

Kemi Babagbemi, MD, FACR

Kemi Babagbemi, MD, FACR

Associate Professor of Clinical Radiology, Vice Chair for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Weill Cornell Medicine Radiology, New York, NY 

Friday, September 16, 2022

"Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) Issues in Health Care Organizations"

Mark A. Cohen

Mark A. Cohen, PhD

Justin Potter Professor of American Competitive Enterprise & Professor of Law, Owen Graduate School of Management, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN