Second Annual Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Week
The Department of Radiology's second annual Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Week will take place September 12-16, 2022.
A joint effort of the department's Office of Diversity and Inclusion and Vanderbilt Radiology Health Equity initiatives, the week will be comprised of a combination of five live presentations (in person and Zoom) which will also be streamed via Zoom.
You must register for these events. Please sign up here with an official institution-issued email address.
CME credit will be awarded for those in attendance.
Monday, September 12, 2022
"Radiologists: There is Something Else to See"
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 - Read bio here.
Tuesday, September 13, 2022
"Gaslighting: The Hidden Deterrent of Diversity in Medicine"
Shenelle N. Wilson, MD
Founder & CEO, Urology Unbound, Atlanta, GA - Read bio here.
Wednesday, September 14, 2022
"Consideration for Caring for LGBTQ Patients and Families"
Del Ray Zimmerman
Director, Office for Diversity Affairs and LGBTQ Health, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN - Read bio here.
Thursday, September 15, 2022
"The Racial and Social Justice Book Club: Origins, Implementation and Future Directions"
Kemi Babagbemi, MD, FACR
Associate Professor of Clinical Radiology, Vice Chair for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Weill Cornell Medicine Radiology, New York, NY - Read bio here.
Friday, September 16, 2022
"Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) Issues in Health Care Organizations"
Mark A. Cohen, PhD
Justin Potter Professor of American Competitive Enterprise & Professor of Law, Owen Graduate School of Management, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN - Read bio here.