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


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Monday, April 2
12:00-1:00PM Smilow Center for Translational Research, Rubenstein Auditorium
Penn Deans' Panel Discussion: The Strategic Vision for Achieving Health Equity
Featuring Deans from the Schools of Medicine, Nursing, Social Policy and Practice, and Dentistry
Joan I. Gluch, PhD
John L. Jackson, Jr. PhD
J. Larry Jameson, MD, PhD
Antonia M. Villarruel, PhD, RN, FAAN
Moderator: Eve Higginbotham, SM, MD
      1:00-2:00PM Smilow Center for Translational Research, Smilow Commons
Lunch Reception
Tuesday, April 3
12:00-1:00PM Hospital of University of Pennsylvania, Flyers/76rs Surgery Theatre
Equity and Community Engagement
Loretta Sweet Jemmott, PhD, RN, FAAN

Lunch to follow
Wednesday, April 4
8:00-9:00AM CHOP, Stokes Auditorium
Department of Pediatrics Health Equity Grand Rounds
Tumaini Coker, MD, MBA
12:00-1:00PM Jordan Medical Education Center, Jordan Law Auditorium
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
1:00-2:00PM Jordan Medical Education Center, Jordan Law Auditorium
Helens O. Dickens Lecture
Diversity and Design: Challenging Dominant Narratives

Melissa Gilliam, MD, MPH
Thursday, April 5
12:00-1:30PM Smilow Center for Translational Research, Rubenstein Auditorium
Health Equity Week Keynote and Edward S. Cooper Lecture
Achieving Health Equity: Tools for a National Campaign Against Racism

Camara Jones, MD, MPH, PhD

Lunch to follow
1:45-2:15PM Smilow Center for Translational Research, Rubenstein Auditorium
Health Equity Abstract Oral Presentations
2:15-4:00PM Smilow Center for Translational Research, Rubenstein Auditorium
Health Equity Abstract Poster Presentations
Friday, April 6
9:00-11:00AM Smilow Center for Translational Research, Smilow Room 11-146AB
Unconscious Bias Workshop
Discussion Geared Towards All Health Care Staff and Nursing including Leadership
12:00-1:00PM Smilow Center for Translational Research, Rubenstein Auditorium
The Positive Impact of Integrated, Gender Affirming Healthcare for Transgender/Gender-non-Binary Patients
Peter Meacher, MD, FAAFP, AAHIVS

Lunch to follow
1:30-3:00PM Smilow Center for Translational Research, Smilow Room 08-146AB
Skills Building Workshop: A Patient Experience: Integrating Cultural Humility into LGBTQ Care