Vanderbilt Radiology Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Week 2023

Third Annual Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Week

The Department of Radiology's third annual Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Week will take place October 23-27, 2023.

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 five presentations: some hybrid (in person at CCC-1111 and via Teams) and some fully remote (Teams only, but a viewing party in person).

You must register for these events via the Teams links below. CME credit will be awarded for those in attendance.

Monday, October 23, 2023: REGISTER HERE

"The Biology of Discrimination: Social Genomics and Health Equity"

Ruth Carlos

Ruth C. Carlos, MD, MS

Professor and Assistant Chair of Clinical Research, Department of Radiology, University of Michigan

Visiting Scientist, Harvard Medical School & Mass General Brigham

Editor-in-Chief, Journal of the American College of Radiology

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Tuesday, October 24, 2023: REGISTER HERE

"Microaggressions in the Medical Setting"

Co-presented by Walter Clair, MD, and Kristy J. Sinkfield, M.Ed.

Walter Clair Kristy Sinkfield

Walter Clair, MD, MPH, FACC, FHRS, FAHA

Professor of Medicine, Vice Chair for Diversity and Inclusion, Cardiac Electrophysiology

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine & Vanderbilt University Medical Center

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Kristy J. Sinkfield, MEd

Associate Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion,

Office of Health Equity and Inclusive Excellence

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine & Vanderbilt University Medical Center

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Wednesday, October 25, 2023: REGISTER HERE

"The Social Medicine Program: Reflections and Implementation of a Health Equity Based Curriculum on the Social Determinants of Health"

Nasir Malim

Nasir Malim, DO, MPH

Academic Hospitalist, Division of Hospital Medicine, Mount Sinai Morningside

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Thursday, October 26, 2023: REGISTER HERE

"Pixels to People: Mapping the Equity Gaps in Radiology Artificial Intelligence"

Florence Doo

Florence X. Doo, MD, MA

Director of Innovation, University of Maryland, Medical Intelligent Imaging Center (UM2ii)

Assistant Professor, Abdominal Division, Department of Diagnostic Radiology & Nuclear Medicine

University of Maryland, Baltimore

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Friday, October 27, 2023: REGISTER HERE

"Addressing Health Disparities in Academic Medical Centers: The Duke Health Experience"

Erica Taylor

Erica Taylor, MD, MBA, FAAOS, FAOA

CMO of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Duke Health

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