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11th Annual Diversity Week Speakers Series

The 11th Annual Diversity Week Speakers Series has been scheduled for Jan. 22 to 25. Each presentation will take place from noon to 1 p.m. in the Wishard Hospital Myers Auditorium.

This year’s theme is "The Affordable Care Act and Its Effect on Patient Outcomes.”

  • Tuesday, Jan. 22: Leroi Hicks, M.D., MPH, associate professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Hicks will present "A Call to Fix the Least Humane of All Inequities.”
  • Wednesday, Jan. 23: Alejandro Sweet-Cordero, M.D., assistant professor of pediatrics at the Stanford University School of Medicine. Dr. Sweet-Cordero will present “The Road Less Traveled: Minorities in Academic Medicine."
  • Thursday, Jan. 24: Sade Kosoko-Lasaki, M.D., MSPH, MBA, associate vice president of health sciences and professor of surgery at the Creighton University School of Medicine. Dr. Kosoko-Lasaki will present “The Affordable Care Act: Our Role in Increasing the Primary Care Workforce."
  • Friday, Jan. 25: Alicia D.H. Monroe, M.D., vice dean for educational affairs and professor of family medicine at the University of South Florida Health Morsani College of Medicine. Dr. Monroe will present “Redirecting Our Focus to an Exceptional Patient Experience: Linking Best Evidence to Patient Values." She will also deliver a "Stepping Stones Presentation" from 7 to 8 a.m. in Fairbanks Hall, Room 5005.

This event is sponsored by the Division of Diversity Affairs in partnership with the Diversity Council and Office of Faculty Affairs and Professional Development. For more information, see the Diversity Week flier.

All events are free and open to the IU School of Medicine community. Continuing Medical Education credits will be available and lunch is included. To RSVP, visit the registration page.