Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Events and Opportunities – PAST EVENTS

April 6, 2023 (12-1:30 PM PT) @Founders park (between George Finley Bovard Administration Building and Mark Taper Hall of Humanities, Los Angeles, CA)“Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month Kickoff Celebration”Please join President Carol L. Folt together with faculty, staff, students, and community members for a special event celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. Join us in Founders Park for a lively in-person event featuring special remarks, energetic performances, along with free food and cultural activities. More Information
March 29, 2023 (12-1:30 PM PT), Virtual event“Mindfulness Science” Keynote Lecture with Dr. Felipe Jain, MD A new mindfulness and guided imagery approach to facilitate mentalization and reduce depression in English and Spanish language family caregivers More Information
December 07, 2022 @ 3:30 PM PTJEDI-WeST Think TankThis virtual meeting will be featuring Dr. Caryn Lerman, who will present on “Leadership Diversity and Development In the Nation’s Cancer Centers”. More Information
December 6-9, 2022Mid-Career Women Faculty Leadership Development SeminarEligibility: Women physicians and scientists with an appointment at an AAMC member school of medicine, with a minimum of two years of experience (on/before December 2020) as an Associate Professor. 
The application process for the December 2022 seminar has closed. Due to exceeding capacity, we will not have a waitlist.
Mark your calendars: The application process for the 2023 seminar will open in early August 2023.
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Health care researchers launch DocsWithDisabilities to support the inclusion of disabled individuals in medicineA new initiative, DocsWithDisabilities, has launched as a first-of-its-kind coordinated effort to systematically improve the inclusion of disabled individuals in health professions education.More Information
AAMC leads amicus brief in support of consideration of race in higher education admissionsThe AAMC, along with 45 health professional and educational organizations, has submitted an amicus curiae brief to the U.S. Supreme Court in support of the limited consideration of an applicant’s racial or ethnic background or experiences in higher education admissions.More Information
November 29, 2022 (12 PM PT) & December 13, 2022 (12 PM PT)Race + Equity + Wellbeing Fall 2022 SeriesAs we continue the USC Race + Equity + Wellbeing Series, join Quade French, Ph.D. in conversation with experts from the USC community to explore why, and how, we sustain our energy and commitment to advocate for change.More Information
November 30, 2022 @ 6-8pm PTA conversation on building solidarity and combatting anti-black racism from people of colorJoin Hot and Cool Cafe as they partner with the USC Race and Equity Center to discuss with the community how to build coalition and solidarity with communities of color as well as what businesses and organizations can do to combat anti-black racism internally. @ Hot and Cool Cafe (4331 Degnan Blvd, Los Angeles, CA)More Information
November 23, 2022 @ 10am PTKSOM’s Social Justice Book Club: Equity in ScienceThe book selected to guide our discussion for the Fall 2022 term is Dr. Julie R. Posselt’s Equity in Science: Representation, Culture, and the Dynamics of Change in Graduate Education which informs the movement for inclusion in science through case studies of scientists working to reduce inequities in courses, departments, and disciplines. Tagline: People are not particles. Creating equity in science has a science all its own.More Information
October 13-15, 2022Mid-Career Minority Faculty Leadership Seminar3 day in-person meeting in Washington, DCMore Information
October 15, 2022¡JOTERÍA! A Cultural EventAn afternoon highlighting queer Latinx Culture and an evening screening of Bamby Salcedo’s documentary “QueenCiañera”. Food and drinks will be available. More Information
October 8, 2022Hecho con Amor: Honoring the Life Stages of Maize Through CuisineLA Plaza Cocina is excited to introduce to you the world of white and purple heirloom corn; representing the stages of life (youth, adult, elder and spirit), this cooking class will activate ancestral and traditional taste memories.Buy Tickets
October 2, 2022Book Launch Presentation with Reyna Grande and Maria Amparo EscandónPanel featuring noted authors Reyna Grande and Maria Amparo Escandón. They will discuss their latest books with moderator and actress Yareli Arizmendi.More Information
September 7, 2022 @ 9:00am PSTAddressing and eradicating racism in health careVirtual event on Sept. 7 at 12 p.m. ET to explore how the academic medicine community is addressing and eradicating systemic racism in health care. Advance registration is required (space is limited).Register Online