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.

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
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Center for Experiential Learning Room 2-7520
12:00-1:00 pm
Engaging and Becoming Allies in Advancing Diversity at URMC: A panel discussion of the diverse perspectives of the role of majority groups in diversity
Presentation and panel discussion

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

w/ panelists:
Ying Xue, DNSc, RN
Associate Professor of Nursing
Faculty Diversity Officer
UR SON

Karen A. Reifenstein, PhD, RN
Assistant Professor of Clinical Nursing
Faculty Diversity Officer
UR SON

Wednesday, December 3, 2014
Natapow Room (1-9545)
12:00-1:30 pm
Deaf Friendly Space - Working with the Deaf Community (Part I)

Elizabeth Ballard
Manager, Interpreter Services
URMC

Robert C. Nutt, MD
Fellow, Academic General Pediatrics & Neurodevelopmental-behavioral Pediatrics
URMC

Friday, January 30, 2015
Class of '62 Auditorium
12:00-1:00 pm
4th Annual Tana Grady-Weliky, MD, Memorial Lecture: What Would Martin Luther King Say About Health Care Today? Eve Higginbotham, SM, MD
Vice Dean, Inclusion and Diversity
Senior Fellow, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics
Professor of Ophthalmology
Scheie Eye Institute
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Natapow Room (1-9545)
12:00-1:30 pm
Deaf Friendly Workplace - Working with Deaf Colleagues (Part II)

Elizabeth Ballard
Manager, Interpreter Services
URMC

Robert C. Nutt, MD
Fellow, Academic General Pediatrics & Neurodevelopmental-behavioral Pediatrics
URMC

Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Natapow Room (1-9545)
12:00-1:30 pm
Developing as Leaders in Academic Health Centers: Forks in the road, Boulders Climbed, and Pleasures of the Journey

Susan H. McDaniel, PhD
Associate Chair, Department of Family Medicine
Dr. Laurie Sands Distinguished Professor of Families & Health, Department of Psychiatry
URSMD

and

Linda H. Chaudron, MD, MS
Associate Vice President and Senior Associate Dean for Inclusion and Culture Development
URMC
Professor of Psychiatry
URSMD