Celebration of Diversity Day

Attend a presentation on Feb. 24 by guest speaker Aletha Maybank, Deputy Commissioner, NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene, and panel discussions by members of the CUMC community.

Event is sponsored by the Department of Pediatrics and the Pediatric Residency Diversity Council at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC).

R.S.V.P. to attend this event.

Agenda

8-9 a.m., Pediatric Grand Rounds
Location: P&S Amphitheater 1
"The Trauma of Institutional Racism: Helping Patients and Health Care Providers to Cope" presented by Dr. Aletha Maybank

9:15-10:15 a.m., Community Health Conversations
Location: NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital, First Floor, Wintergarden Plaza
Pediatricians showcase their work.

Panelists:

Dr. Dodi Meyer
Associate Professor of Pediatrics at CUMC
Director, Community Pediatrics

Dr. Cristina Fernandez
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at CUMC

Scholarly project presentation by pediatric residents:
Dr. Hong-An Nguyen (PGY3)
Dr. Morgan Finkel (PGY2)

10:30-11:45 a.m., Diversity Trainee Workshops
Facilitated by Pediatric Diversity Council residents and Mailman School of Public Health students

12-1:30 p.m., Lunch and Town Hall with Columbia University Diversity Deans and Dr. Maybank
Location: NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital, First Floor, Wintergarden Plaza

Panelists:

Dr. Raygine DiAquoi
Assistant Professor of Clinical Sociomedical Sciences
Director of Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health,
Dean’s Office of Diversity Culture and Inclusion

Dr. Hilda Hutcherson
Senior Associate Dean,
Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology,
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Dr. Aletha Maybank
Deputy Commissioner,
NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene

Dr. Vivian Taylor
Associate Dean of Diversity and Cultural Affairs,
Columbia University School of Nursing