Diversity Equity Inclusion

The August 31, 2021 session of Duke Medicine LEADS featured a presentation by Erica Taylor, MD, MBA, on, "Addressing Racial Health Disparities in an Academic Medical Center: The Duke Health Experience."

The August 3, 2021 session of Duke Medicine LEADS featured a presentation led by Hayley Cunningham, MD, "Gender Affirming Care: What All Physicians Need to Know." Cunningham was joined by co-presenters, Carley Kelley, MD, MPH; Deanna Adkins, MD; Kristen Rezak, MD; and Dane Whicker, PhD

The June 29, 2021 session of Duke Medicine LEADS featured a presentation led by Kathleen Cooney, MD, MACP, "Embedding Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion into the Culture, Training, and Healthcare of the Department of Medicine." Cooney was joined by co-presenters, Genzton Hall, MD, PhDKimberley Evans, MD, Julius Wilder, MD, PhD, Jane Gagliardi, MD, MHS, FACP, DFAPA, John Duronville, MD, and Daniella Zipkin, MD.

Diversity, equity, and inclusion have long been important to the Department of Medicine, but making progress toward those ideals gained a new urgency last summer.

The April 6, 2021 session of Duke Medicine LEADS featured a discussion led by Kimberly S. Johnson, MD, MHS, "The Why, What, and How of Conducting Health Disparities Research."

Panelist included, Larry Jackson, MDKai Sun, MD; and Isaretta Riley, MD, who weighed in for the health equities and disparities in medicine discussion.

The Program for Women in Internal Medicine (PWIM) will host Vineet Arora, MD, MAPP, for the annual Clipp-Speer Women in Medicine Visiting Professor Medicine Grand Rounds presentation on Fri., April 16, at 12 p.m. over Zoom.

The March 9, 2021 session of Duke Medicine LEADS featured two presentations on health equities and disparities in medicine. 

Presenters included John K. Roberts, MD, MS, MEd, on, "Hidden in Plain Sight: Race, GFR, and the Will to Change" and Richard Lee, MD, on, "Hidden in Plain Sight: Resetting the Racial Disparities Break in FRAX."

The Feb. 9, 2021 session of Duke Medicine LEADS featured a discussion led by John Duronville, MD, and Dinushika Mohottige, MD, MPH, "Case Dissection: Confronting Structural Racism and Implicit Bias."

Panelist included, Manesh Patel, MDGeorge Yankey, MDAndy Mumm, MDYolanda Guzman, MD; and Jon Reichstein, MD, who weighed in for the health equities and disparities in medicine discussion.

The Jan. 12, 2021 session of Duke Medicine LEADS featured Ada Gregory, MA, associate director at the Kenan Institute for Ethics, presenting "Bystander Intervention: Microinterventions to Respond to Bias in Clinical Care."

The Dec. 1, 2020 session of Duke Medicine LEADS featured Kenyon Railey, MD, presenting "Merry Go Round or Modify: Defeating Disparities through Disruption."

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