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Baylor College of Medicine's inaugural 2020 Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Showcase was held Oct. 7, 2020

As part of Baylor College of Medicine's ongoing response to COVID-19, the Showcase was presented on a virtual platform.

The Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Showcase is designed to provide Academic Departments, Programs, and Student Groups/Organizations the opportunity to highlight their programs, efforts, scholarship, and activities addressing diversity, equity and inclusion a Baylor College of Medicine

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Agenda for 2020 DEI Showcase

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Activity Speaker Abstract
Welcome Dr. Toi Harris  
Remarks Dr. Paul Klotman  
Plenary Sessions
Research Mission Dr. Mary Dickinson  
The Perspectives of Black and Hispanic Families on Barriers and Strategies for Healthy Eating Chishinga Callender (introduced by Mr. Joe Doty) View Abstract
Education Mission Dr. Alicia Monroe  

LGBTQIA + Allyship Workshop 101

Benjamin Solder View Abstract
Community Mission Claire Basset  

Voter Registration and Education Program at Texas Children’s Hospital Emergency Centers, Specialty and Outpatient Clinics

Dr. Ariel Lyons Warren
Dr. Avni Bhalakia
Orlando Jones

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Clinical Mission Dr. James McDeavitt  

The Clinic for International Trauma Survivors

Dr. Sophia Banu View Abstract
Q&A  Dr. Kimberly Kay Lopez  

Concurrent Breakout Sessions 

Group A: Departmental Initiatives (moderated by Dr. Stacy Lloyd)

Speakers Area Topic Abstract
Michele Loor & Jennifer Taylor Urology & Surgery Social Equity in Surgery and Surgical Specialties View Abstract
Edgardo Ordonez Emergency Medicine Henry JN Taub Department of Emergency Medicine & Emergency Medicine Residency View Abstract
Amma Asare & Elisabeth Baquet Obstetrics and Gynecology Department of Ob/Gyn Diversity, Inclusion and Equity Council View Abstract
Reginald Hatter  Obstetrics and Gynecology Baylor Population Program/Ascend View Abstract
Jinna Chu School of Medicine Race in Medicine Task Force View Abstract

Group B: Departmental Initiatives (moderated by Dr. Cora Rabe)

Speakers Area Topic Abstract
Debra Murray Molecular and Human Genetics Increasing Diversity One Department at a Time View Abstract
Jennifer Bogwu Texas Mental Health Equity Mentor Network Texas Mental Health Equity Mentor Network View Abstract
Joshua Muniz Baylor College of Medicine Department of Internal Medicine/ Pediatrics Representation Matters: How the Department of Medicine Will Enhance Diversity and Inclusion at Baylor College of Medicine View Abstract

Lavannya Pandit & Maureen Kimani

Baylor College of Medicine, Ben Taub General Hospital & Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center I.D.E.A Grand Rounds Series for the Department of Internal Medicine View Abstract
Mollie Gordon & Melissa Torres Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Baylor College of Medicine Anti-Human Trafficking Program View Abstract

Group C: Departmental Pediatrics Initiatives (moderated by Dr. Kimberly Kay Lopez)

Speakers Area Topic Abstract
Oluwadamilola Ejike Baylor College of Medicine – Children’s Hospital of San Antonio Baylor College of Medicine – Children’s Hospital of San Antonio View Abstract
Peter Duran & Beatriz MacDonald Wer Pediatrics, Section of Psychology Inclusive Excellence Program Development in the Section of Psychology  View Abstract
Santiago O. Valdes Pediatrics, Section of Pediatric Cardiology Project ADAM – Texas Children’s Hospital  View Abstract

Jonathan Santana  

Pediatrics, Section of Adolescent and Sports Medicine, Texas Children’s Hospital Improving care for young athletes through hospital partnerships  View Abstract

Group D: Departmental Pediatrics Initiatives (moderated by Dr. Kimberly Kay Lopez)

Speakers Area Topic Abstract
Adasia Ritenour School of Health Professions, Genetic Counseling Department Genetic Counseling Trainee Platform for Racial Justice View Abstract
Jacqunae Mays  Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences   Black Scientist Collective  View Abstract
Bethany Taylor & Marlyd Mejia  Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Association for Graduate School Diversity Initiative for Maximizing Student Development, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences  View Abstract

Jonathan Santana

Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Association for Graduate School Diversity Improving care for young athletes through hospital partnerships View Abstract