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2019 REACH Equity Colloquium

 

Understanding and Mitigating the Effects of Implicit Bias in Healthcare

May 3, 2019 - 8:30 am to 3:00 pm
Great Hall, Trent Semans Center

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Advancing an Anti-Racism Curriculum in the Health Professions

 

Putting Knowledge Into Practice

​Hosted by the Trent Center for Bioethics, Humanities & History of Medicine
 

January 24-25, 2018
Great Hall, Trent Semans Center for Health Education

On Thursday evening of January 24th, the symposium will open with the 2019 Boyarsky Lecture, More Just, More Humane: Reimagining the Social Role of Medicine. A half-day of presentations and roundtable discussions on educational innovations, opportunities, and barriers will follow on the morning of Friday the 25th.

This symposium is designed for sharing ideas, promoting networks, and building on our commitment to justice and equity in health care. It is free and open to all who care about finding better strategies for meaningful education for health professionals. Registration is required.

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What’s Best for Breasts? A Conversation with Duke Clinicians

September 22, 2018 - 8:30am to 3:00pm
Trent Semans Center Grand Hall

How can you best care for your breasts? Are mammograms really necessary? Can you prevent breast cancer? Are you at risk? Get answers to these questions and more at a free community symposium with Duke's breast experts on Saturday, September 22, 2018 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Duke University Hospital (doors open at 7:30 a.m.).

The event will include interactive information sessions, question & answer panels, and raffle prizes! Refreshments and lunch will be provided. The event is presented by Invitae Genomics.

Hot topics will include: breast imaging, genetic testing, breast cancer risk assessment, women’s health, diet/nutrition, breast cancer prevention, breast cancer 101, and more!

Tours of the Duke Breast Imaging department will be offered. For more information, please email breasthealthinfo@duke.edu.

Pre-registration is required and will be open August 1 – September 20. Space is limited to the first 130 participants. Scroll down to register. Onsite registration may be available, if space allows (not guaranteed). Spanish interpreters will be available. There is no fee to participate (event attendance, parking, food, education sessions, and raffle prizes are all included for free).

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Color of Education: An Evening with Nikole Hannah-Jones

October 2, 2018
Penn Pavilion, West Campus, Duke University

Hosted by The Public School Forum of North Carolina, in partnership with Duke Policy Bridge and the Samuel DuBois Cook Center on Social Equity at Duke University

The Public School Forum of North Carolina, in partnership with Duke Policy Bridge and the Samuel DuBois Cook Center on Social Equity at Duke University, announced today the first in a series of annual summits and convenings focused on race, equity and education in North Carolina under the banner “Color of Education.” (Twitter: #ColorOfEducation). The kick-off event will feature award-winning New York Times Magazine reporter Nikole Hannah-Jones.

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2018 Duke Health Forum: Health Equity Matters – What Has Worked?

August 27, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:15pm
Trent Semans Center Great Hall

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Grand Rounds: Benjamin D. Reese, Jr., Psy.D

November 8, 2017 - 7:00am to 8:00am
Duke North 2002

Benjamin D. Reese, Jr., Psy.D, Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer at Duke University and Duke University Health System

We are honored to welcome Benjamin D. Reese, Jr., Psy.D, Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer at Duke University and Duke University Health System, as our Grand Rounds guest speaker on November 8 at 7am. Dr. Reese is an internationally recognized thought leader on implicit bias, the unconscious attitudes and stereotypes that affect our understanding, actions, and decisions. In his presentation, Dr. Reese will explore the origins of implicit bias and its impact on decision-making in healthcare.