Diversity in Medicine

 Strategies to advance diversity on campus and in the workforce.

Diversity in Medicine Seminar

Diversity in Medicine

Friday, October 21, 2016 — 5:30–8:30 p.m.
Boston University School of Medicine
72 E Concord Street, Boston, MA
Hiebert Lounge, Instructional “L” Building, 14th Floor

Increasing diversity in the medical profession is an important factor in reducing health care disparities. Yet, minorities are underrepresented in medical schools and the medical field. Hear from fellow students and medical school administrators, as well as from experienced physicians about opportunities, and keys to success for a career in medicine today, with a particular focus on medical school and minority medical students.

  • Free Networking BBQ Dinner
  • Panel discussion about efforts to advance diversity in medical schools
  • Small group discussions with experienced physicians on topics of interest to you.


5:30 p.m.: Registration and Networking Dinner

6:15 p.m.: Presentations and Panel Discussion

7:45 p.m.: Small Group Discussion with Faculty

8:15 p.m.: Conclusion

Panelists:

  • Sherri Ann Burnett-Bowie, MD, MPH
    Faculty Assistant Dean of Student Affairs
    Harvard Medical School
  • Joyce A. Sackey, MD, FACP
    Dean for Multicultural Affairs & Global Health
    Associate Professor of Medicine
    Tufts University School of Medicine
  • Robert A. Witzburg, M.D.
    Associate Dean and Director of Admissions
    Boston University School of Medicine

Register for "Diversity in Medicine."

For more information:
Phone: (781) 434-7785
Email: mmscomdiversity@gmail.com










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