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Ninth Annual LGBT Health Workforce Conference: Resilience and Innovation
Sponsored by Building the Next Generation of Academic Physicians
When: April 22-24, 2021
The LGBT Health Workforce Conference is the largest and most well known national LGBT health workforce conference in the United States held annually in New York City. The conference provides an overview of up-to-date practices (climate, educational, research, and clinical) in preparing the health care workforce to address the health concerns and disparities of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) communities. This conference is designed for health professionals (M.D., D.O., P.A.-C., R.N., N.P., D.D., social workers, psychologists, etc.), educators, and students (pre-health professions, professional schools, and graduate), but all interested are invited to attend. CME credit will be available.
ADA National Network Learning Session: Health Care Disparities for People with Disabilities and Potential Role of Physician Bias
When: February 25, 2021, 2:30 EST
Registration closes as midnight, February 24, 2021.
AACC UConn Black History Month Closing Ceremony 2021
When: Thursday, February 25, 2021, 6 p.m. EST
Uprooting Structural Racism Embedded in Medical Education
Monday, February 1, 2021, 3 to 4 p.m. Central time
Register for this American Medical Association webinar and be able to:
- Identify structural racism embedded in your institution’s educational materials and approaches
- Recognize patterns of bias in scoring and evaluation, and their impact on awards, promotion and future opportunities
- Discuss best practices reporting structures for microaggressions
- Set priorities for a local institutional action plan to address racism in your programs
AACC UConn Black History Month Opening Ceremony 2021
Thursday, February 4, 2021, 6 p.m. EST
“When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Dialogue with Patrisse Cullors: Artist, activist, educator, public speaker, and Los Angeles-native Patrisse Cullors is the co-founder of the Black Lives Matter Global Network and founder of the Los Angeles-based grassroots organization Dignity and Power Now. Cullors’ work for Black Lives Matter recently received recognition in TIME Magazine’s 2020 100 Women of the Year project."