Upcoming Events

Join the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion as we celebrate Black heritage, Black excellence and Black resilience. Today marks the beginning of Black History Month; however, let us remember that learning and appreciating Black history is a year-round commitment. We honor the past, present and future contributions of Black people. Our office is committed to combating racial inequities and amplifying the voices of our Black students, faculty and staff.

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The Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion presents Black History Month

Feb. 4: Minding Our Business: A Discussion About Racial Injustice, COVID-19 & Mental Health for BIPOC
Time: 12-1:30 p.m. EST
RSVP: bit.ly/MindingOurBusiness

Feb. 8-12: BUMC Symposia: Celebrate the Legacy of Rebecca Lee Crumpler
https://www.bumc.bu.edu/busm/about/rebecca-lee-crumpler-2/the-legacy-of-rebecca-lee-crumpler-what-is-possible/
** Sponsored by Boston University School of Medicine

Feb. 9: Diversity Dialogue: Race & Racism
A thought-provoking conversation for GUMC students
Time: 5-6 p.m. EST
RSVP: https://bit.ly/PDFRacialJustice

Feb. 11: The Equalizer: Examining the Multiple Dimensions of Health Equity
Dr. Amanda E. Ferguson, Pharm.D, R.Ph.
Time 12-1 p.m. EST
RSVP: bit.ly/FergusonHEF

Feb. 16: Integrating Racial Equity in Health System Performance
Dr. Christopher J. King, PhD, MHSc, FACHE
Time: 6-7 p.m. EST
RSVP: Email healthsystems@georgetown.edu

Feb. 17: #BlackDoctorsMatter: Enriching Medicine Since 1837
Georgetown’s SNMA Annual Melanin in Medicine
Time: 6-8:30 p.m. EST
RSVP: bit.ly/MelaninInMedicine

Health Equity Forum

Race in Medicine: Confronting Stereotypes & Replacing Racialized References in the Curriculum
Wednesday, October 28
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Foundational workshop featuring Sarah Kureshi MD, MPH, GUSOM assistant professor of family medicine, introduces race and its inappropriate association with biology as perpetuated in curriculum. The discussion highlights include racialized medicine and findings from the Faculty Survey on Race in Medical Education. Part of the Teaching for Inclusion and Equity (TIE) summer/fall 2020 series. RSVP at bit.ly/HEF1028 or using QR code

Open Spaces

Listen. Process. Learn. Spark Open Spaces: Now is the time to come together to share & reflect. Fridays from 12-1 pm ET: October 30, November 6, November 13, November 20, RSVP to receive Zoom links at bit.ly/SPARKOctNov or using QR code

October 30, 12-1pm – Led by Rimsha Rana, David Nguyen, Kelly Grady

November 6, 12-1pm – Led by Georgia Wong, Kim Davis, Marcela Campoli