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Diversity Week at DUCOM
Start Date: 12/3/2018Start Time: 11:00 AM
End Date: 12/7/2018End Time: 9:00 PM

Event Description

Enjoy a week of workshops, seminars and food, hosted by:

  • SNMA
  • LMSA
  • AMWA
  • Global Conflict & Medicine
  • Military Med
  • HOP
  • Legacy Center
  • Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Schedule at a Glance

Monday, December 3:
11 a.m. Kickoff Event, Atrium
12 p.m. Opening Panel: Refugee Health Care and Issues, Auditorium

Tuesday, December 4:
12 p.m. HOP Diversity Week Service Project, Student Activities Center

Wednesday, December 5:
12 p.m. First Gen Panel, Student Activities Center
6 p.m. AMWA Mixer, Student Activities Center

Thursday, December 6:
6 – 8 p.m. Around the World, Student Activities Center

Friday, December 7:
12 p.m. Culture and Medicine Panel, Auditorium B
7 p.m. DUCOM Classical Recital and Reception, University City Campus

Detailed Schedule

Monday, December 3

Kick-off Panel, Legacy Center Exhibit and Canvas Signing, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
The panel will be on refugee health care and issues (Auditorium B), 12 – 1 p.m.
Engage with fabulous panelists to learn more about the barriers to health care faced by people who identify as refugees, asylum-seekers or under-insured. We will be inviting speakers from various organizations who are well-equipped with knowledge and resources to help refugee health in Philadelphia. 

Lunch will be provided!

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The Legacy Center will hold an exhibit outside the Auditorium (Atrium), 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Sign our canvas on "What Diversity Means to You" (Atrium), 11am – 2 pm

Tuesday, December 4

HOP Service Project (SAC), 12 – 2 p.m.
The HOP Service project will target hunger and homelessness in Philadelphia. In the weeks leading up to the drive, starting next week, students and faculty will be encouraged to donate supplies such as socks, gloves, hand sanitizer and Chapstick/Vaseline to accompany PB&J sandwiches that will be assembled as care packages for the homeless in vulnerable areas in Philly, such as the Kensington area. This will give students of different identities the opportunity to come together around a common goal.

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Wednesday, December 5

First Generation Panel (SAC), 12 – 1 p.m.
The First Generation Panel will by led by first-generation doctors and medical students. They will answer students' questions and discuss their experiences. Did you know that 18% of the Class of 2021 and 15% of the Class of 2022 are the first in their families to go to college.

Lunch will be provided!

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AMWA Mixer (SAC), 6 – 7:30 p.m.
Please join us for a speed dating mixer with female physicians from the Philadelphia area.

Dinner will be served!

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Thursday, December 6

Around the World (Upper and Lower SAC), 6 – 8 p.m.
Around the World will allow students to experience different cultures through dance, food and various fun educational experience. Each students is given passport and has to participate in events hosted by one of the clubs to get a stamp so that they can get food from different organizations. Events include Salsa/Bachata/Dandiya/Tinikling dance lessons, a sushi-making event, origami folding of 1,000 cranes to represent peace, walking in heels in an obstacle course (AMWA), field nutrition and education (Military Medicine), refugee population guess and map (Global Conflict and Medicine), and language learning (SNMA).

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Friday, December 7

Culture and Medicine Panel (Auditorium B), 12 – 1 p.m.
This panel will be talking to medical students about how their culture has affected their medical career paths and how they practice medicine. It will involve physician representatives from South Asian Medical Student Association (SAMSA), Latino Medical Student Association (LMSA), and Filipino American Medical Student Association (FAMSA). 

Lunch will be provided!

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DUCOM Classical’s Winter Recital and Reception (Mandell Theater), 6 p.m.
Please come join us for a night of lovely music, while supporting your fellow classmates who are performing! There will be free food for all and a free beer and wine (21+) reception as well! We are co-hosting this event with the Alumni Association, so attendees will have a wonderful opportunity to connect with some DUCOM alumni currently practicing medicine.

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Contact Information:
Name: Issa DiSciullo
Email: md674@drexel.edu
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