As part of Dean Augustine Choi’s commitment to strengthening the culture of diversity and inclusion at Weill Cornell Medicine, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion will host its 3rd Annual Diversity Week event that will take place April 27th to May 2nd, 2020. This years Diversity Week will include the Inaugural Deans Diversity Townhall and two keynote addresses by Julie K. Silver, MD is an Associate Professor and Associate Chair for the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Harvard Medical School and James R. Gavin III, MD, PhD, Clinical Professor of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine and Chief Medical Officer and Chief Executive Officer, Healing Our Village. An array of events will take place throughout the week featuring Diversity Grand Round talks from experts in their fields, health disparity and mentoring in medicine symposiums, paneled events centered around work-life balance, women in science, and LGBT issues in medicine, among others. In addition, winners of the Dean's Diversity and Healthcare Disparities Research Awards, Pioneers in Diversity Awards, and the Jessica M. and Natan Bibliowicz Award for Excellence in Mentoring Women Faculty will be honored during an evening celebration of diversity. Stay tuned for more information and a scheduled list of events!
November 21, 2019