Seminars & Workshops

2014-2015 Diversity Seminar Series


Light refreshments included

This year's Diversity Seminar Series schedule is still being completed. It has been approved and designated for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. See below for more information.

Note that each year's Diversity Seminar Series includes the annual Tana A. Grady-Weliky, MD, Lecture on Women and Diversity in Medicine, honoring the memory of Dr. Grady-Weliky, former University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry Senior Associate Dean for Education and Department of Psychiatry faculty member. This year's lecture will take place on January 30, 2015, in the Class of '62 Auditorium, followed by a lunch reception with the speaker. This year's speaker has not yet been determined.

Please note that there is also a Faculty Development Workshop series sponsored by the Office for Faculty Development that includes a range of topics relevant to the educational mission of the Medical Center. We welcome the participation of all faculty, students and residents at both types of events.

Date/location Topic/ Event Speaker(s)

Friday, September 19, 2014

Center for Experiential Learning
Room 2-7536

12:00-1:30 pm

Part-time Faculty in Academic Medicine: Flexibility or Career Impasse?

(Presentation and panel discussion)

Linda H. Chaudron, MD, MS
Senior Associate Dean for Diversity, Professor of Psychiatry, Obstetrics & Gynecology, and Pedicatrics, URSMD

w/ panelists:
Linda M. Schiffhauer, MD
Associate Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, URSMD

Raissa Villanueva, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Neurology, URSMD

Friday, October 17, 2014

Center for Experiential Learning Room 2-7545

12:00-1:30 pm

'Seeing' Patients: Cultural Awareness in Academic Medicine and Why We Need It

Emma Ciafaloni, MD
Associate Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics, Program Director, Neuromuscular Medicine Fellowship Program, and Co-Director, MDA Clinic, URSMD