Beyond Racism: Seizing Your Moment in Time and Building Forward

Wednesday, February 2, 2022
6 – 7:30 p.m. ET

Eminent leaders in health professions education and healthcare will engage in a moderated conversation about successful stories in education at historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) and predominately white institutions (PWIs). We will hear about resilience, in spite of endemic racism, in the education of Black healthcare professionals, and discuss how each of us can seize this remarkable moment in time to build forward, to create a better future for all.

Educated in a White Space: African American Graduates of the Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania, 1850-1925

Wednesday, February 9, 2022
6 – 7 p.m. ET

During its first seventy-five years, the Woman’s Medical College of Pennsylvania graduated eighteen African American women – more than any other predominantly white medical school. This talk will examine the lives and careers of these “sisters of a darker race” who encountered racial and sexual discrimination as they demonstrated that medicine was Black women’s work.

Towards Health Equity: Dismantling Racist Barriers for Black Healthcare Students

Wednesday, February 16, 2022
6 – 7:30 p.m. ET

Black students have played a pivotal role in pioneering programs and in pushing their institutions to act in ways that move towards health equity. This student-led session will illuminate diverse perspectives, building from understanding history, about ways institutions can enact a clear “action agenda”, including concrete opportunities and responsibilities, through which everyone concerned about these issues can see ways to promote action to accelerate long-overdue progress.

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Wellbeing and Healing for Future Generations

Wednesday, February 23, 2022
6 – 7:30 p.m. ET

Medical Director, Abstract Medicine, Inc.
President, Black Psychiatrists of America, Inc.
Professor Emerita of Christian Education Program Executive Director, Youth Hope-Builders Academy and Connecting With Hope Innovation Hub Young Adult Ministry Initiative Interdenominational Theological Center