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 was held October 23-27, 2023.

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, October 23, 2023

"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

"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

"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

"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

"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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