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COVID-19 & Structural Racism: The Impact on People of Color in Academic Medicine
Start Date: 3/4/2021Start Time: 10:00 AM
End Date: 3/4/2021End Time: 11:00 AM

Event Description
Join the Graduate College and campus partners for our next Coffee Hour Seminar Series on topics in diversity, equity and inclusion:

COVID-19 and Structural Racism: The Impact on People of Color in Academic Medicine

With Rita Guevara, MD, Assistant Dean of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, College of Medicine & Annette Gadegbeku, MD, Assistant Dean of Community Health, Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Associate Professor, Department of Family, Community & Preventive Medicine, College of Medicine

Thursday, March 4, 2021
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. ET
Virtual via Zoom

In this session, we will examine the interplay between structural racism and the COVID-19 pandemic and their impact on People of Color in academic medicine, including those in leadership positions.

The objectives of this session are to:

-Explore factors that affect People of Color in academic medicine, specifically during the COVID-19 pandemic.
-Identify barriers to professional advancement for People and Women of Color.
-Discuss the impact of racism, bias, & microaggressions on People of Color in academic medicine.
-Highlight strategies to support People of Color in their professional advancement in academic medicine.

Click the link below to register in advance. You will receive an email with the link to access the live Zoom session.


This session will be recorded and archived for later viewing. Register to receive the link.

Please refer to the Graduate College website, Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the College of Medicine website or Drexel's Office of Equality and Diversity (OED) website for future workshops, programs and events.
Contact Information:
Name: Graduate College
Email: graduatecollege@drexel.edu
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