Penn Medicine Logo Penn Medicine’s Graduate Medical Education (GME) Office in conjunction with the Office of the Chief Medical Officer, the Office of Inclusion and Diversity, Perelman School of Medicine, the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania's Cultural Competence Committee, HUP Nursing, and the LGBT Program, is sponsoring institution-wide events.
Health Equity Week
April 2-6, 2018

Thank you for your interest in Health Equity Week. Pre-registration has closed. We are, however, encouraging walk-ins to all the noon lectures.
If you have any questions, please email gme.pc@uphs.upenn.edu


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Monday, April 2
Smilow Center for Translational Research, Rubenstein Auditorium
12:00-1:00PM Join the Conversation: The Strategic Vision
for Achieving Health Equity
Featuring Leadership from the Schools of Medicine, Nursing, Social Policy and Practice, and Dentistry
Moderator:
Eve Higginbotham, SM, MD
Joan I. Gluch, PhD, RDH, PHDHP
John L. Jackson, Jr. PhD
PJ Brennan, MD
Lisa Lewis, PhD, RN, FAAN
Smilow Center for Translational Research, Smilow Commons
1:00-2:00PM      Lunch Reception

Tuesday, April 3
Hospital of University of Pennsylvania, Flyers/76rs Surgery Theatre
12:00-1:00PM Equity and Community Engagement
Loretta Sweet Jemmott, PhD, RN, FAAN

Dr. Loretta Sweet Jemmott is the Vice President of Drexel University focusing on Health and Health Equity. She is also a Professor in Drexel’s College of Nursing and Health Professions. She is one of the nation's foremost researchers in the field of HIV/AIDS prevention, having the most consistent track record of evidenced-based HIV risk-reduction interventions with over $100 million in federal funding. Aimed at increasing safer sex behaviors,these studies have not only demonstrated remarkable success in reducing HIV/AIDS risk associated behaviors,but have also reduced the incidence of sexually transmitted diseases.

Lunch to follow
Wednesday, April 4
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Stokes Auditorium
8:00-9:00AM  Redesigning Well-Child Care for Equity
Tumaini Coker, MD, MBA

Smilow Center for Translational Research, Smilow Room 11-146AB
9:00-11:00AM Unconscious Bias Workshop
Open to all
Space Limited
Jordan Medical Education Center, Jordan Law Auditorium
12:00-1:00PM Health Equity Story Slam
Story Slams are events that celebrate storytelling by providing an opportunity for participants to share brief verbal stories with an audience

Jordan Medical Education Center, Jordan Law Auditorium
1:00-2:00PM   Helen O. Dickens Lecture
Diversity and Design: Challenging Dominant Narratives
Melissa Gilliam, MD, MPH

Dr. Gilliam is a Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Professor of Pediatrics, and Dean for Diversity & Inclusion in the Biological Sciences Division at the University of Chicago Medicine. She is Chief of the Section of Family Planning and Contraceptive Research in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Director of the Fellowship in Family Planning and heads the Center for Interdisciplinary Inquiry and Innovation in Sexual and Reproductive Health (Ci3).

Thursday, April 5
Smilow Center for Translational Research, Smilow Room 11-146AB
7:30-8:30AM  Cardiovascular Medicine Health Equity Grand Rounds
Jennifer H. Mieres, MD, FACC, MASNC, FAHA

Smilow Center for Translational Research, Rubenstein Auditorium
12:00-1:30PM Health Equity Week Keynote and Edward S. Cooper Lecture
Achieving Health Equity: Tools for a National Campaign Against Racism
Camara Jones, MD, MPH, PhD

Camara Phyllis Jones, MD, MPH, PhD is a Senior Fellow at the Satcher Health Leadership Institute and theCardiovascular Research Institute, Morehouse School of Medicine, and a Past President of the American Public Health Association (2015-2016). Dr. Jones is a family physician and epidemiologist whose work focuses on naming, measuring, and addressing the impacts of racism on the health and well-being of the nation.

Smilow Center for Translational Research, Rubenstein Auditorium
1:45-2:15PM   Health Equity Abstract Oral Presentations

Smilow Center for Translational Research, Rubenstein Auditorium
2:15-4:00PM   Health Equity Abstract Poster Presentations

Submit your abstract: http://www.uphs.upenn.edu/gme/hewabstract.aspx

Smilow Center for Translational Research, Smilow Room 12-146AB
4:00-6:00PM Unconscious Bias Workshop
Open to all
Space Limited
Friday, April 6
Smilow Center for Translational Research, Smilow Room 11-146AB
9:00-11:00AM Unconscious Bias Workshop
Discussion Geared Towards All Health Care Staff and Nursing including Leadership
Space Limited
Smilow Center for Translational Research, Rubenstein Auditorium
12:00-1:00PM The Positive Impact of Integrated, Gender Affirming Healthcare
for Transgender/Gender-non-Binary Patients
Peter Meacher, MD, FAAFP, AAHIVS

Dr. Meacher is a Board Certified Family Physician and credentialed as an American Academy of HIV Specialist (AAHIVS). He has been the Chief Medical Officer of Callen-Lorde Community Health Center since 2013. He was on the NY/NJ Board of AAHIVM, works with NYSDOH AIDS Institute Clinical Guidelines Program, serves on the AIDS Institute Mental Health Guidelines Committee and chairs the HIV/HCV/STD QI sub-committee of CHCANYS.

Lunch to follow
Smilow Center for Translational Research, Smilow Room 11-146AB
1:30-3:00PM   Skills Building Workshop: A Patient Experience:
Integrating Cultural Humility into LGBTQ Care








In support of improving patient care, Penn Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
PHYSICIANS: This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. NURSES: The program will award contact hours.