Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Events and Opportunities

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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
October 2, 2022Book Launch Presentation with Reyna Grande and Maria Amparo Escandón Panel featuring noted authors Reyna Grande and Maria Amparo Escandón. They will discuss their latest books with moderator and actress Yareli Arizmendi.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 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 13-15, 2022Mid-Career Minority Faculty Leadership Seminar3 day in-person meeting in Washington, DCMore 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