Department of Emergency Medicine

Emergency Medicine: Health Equity and Community Engagement

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Division of Health Equity and Community Engagement Leadership

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Edgardo

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Edgardo Ordonez, M.D., M.P.H.

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Director of Health Equity and Community Engagement

Ynhi

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Ynhi Thomas M.D., M.P.H., MSc

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Assistant Director of Health Equity and Community Engagement

Anisha

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Anisha Turner, M.D., MBA

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Assistant Director of Health Equity and Community Engagement

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Health Equity and Community Engagement Committee

The committee was established to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion within the Department in line with the mission of Baylor College of Medicine. It will ensure a diverse and inclusive environment that embraces authenticity and provides equitable access to opportunities.

Committee Activities:

  • Assess the departmental climate among faculty, residents, advanced practice providers, and staff members
  • Assist in the recruitment of faculty and trainees
  • Develop and share best practices for the education of learners and training of a diverse workforce in diversity, equity, and inclusion topics
  • Facilitate diversity and health equity research and quality initiatives
  • Plan community engagement and service learning opportunities for the department

Health Equity Pillars

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BCM Diversity and Inclusion Week

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Diversity and Inclusion Week is an annual celebration of diversity, inclusion and equity at Baylor College of Medicine. The week features exhibits, speakers, interactive activities, service projects and other activities.

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Pride Celebration

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Pride Month serves as an important reminder that Baylor College of Medicine is committed to fostering a supportive environment for all community members, including LGBTQ+ faculty, staff and trainees.

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