Education and Training
The following resources are available to help enhance diversity, equity, and inclusion at URMC. Future seminar dates will be posted to this website as they become available. The Diversity Seminar Series presentations are eligible for up to 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.
All faculty, fellows, residents, students and staff are welcome!
Request Diversity Education Training:
- Creating a Respectful and Inclusive Environment (Part 1) Unconscious Bias
- ( Length 1hr) - Discusses the concept and existence of unconscious bias, in relation to race and ethnicity, using an evidence-based approach. Identifies strategies for minimizing participants own unconscious biases
- Micro-aggressions and Ally-ship Understanding and Reacting (Part 2)
- ( Length 1hr)- Describes ways in which participants can create a culture and climate that nurtures everyone to work towards their fullest potential. Identifying how implicit bias and micro-aggressions occur in academic contexts while learning Ally-ship and advocacy techniques.
Equitable Care to All: Health Disparities and Providing Culturally Sensitive and Responsive Care
( Length 60-90 min)- Discusses the concepts of unconscious bias, micro-aggressions, privilege, ally-ship, and cultural humility. Describes national and local health disparities. Identifies strategies to build a culturally inclusive community and describes how to use Culture Vision.
Transgender and LGB Patients: Addressing Disparities and Health Care Needs
(Length 1hr)- This presentation provides an overview of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) terms and concepts. It addresses the health disparities that LGBTQ patients face due to societal stigma, discrimination, and denial of their civil and human rights. Finally, it shares how Strong Memorial Hospital is working to alleviate these disparities and improve the care of LGBTQ patients.
Understanding and Responding to Micro-aggressions and Bias to Ensure an Inclusive Learning and Work Environment- (Interactive Workshop)
To submit a request for educational training, fill out the required form and email the Office for Inclusion and Culture: Educational-Training_Request_Form
2019-2020 Diversity Seminar Series
We welcome the participation of all faculty, residents, fellows, staff and students at all of the Diversity Seminar Series' events. Resources from the workshops and lectures, including slides and handouts, can be accessed at the permission of the presenters through our Seminar/Workshop Resources page.
September 18 - June 17, 2020 Women's Wednesday Workshop
10-week series is interactive and requires no additional preparation.
Workshops will be held on 3rd Wednesday of the month for 5-6:30 PM,
start date September 18, 2019
Location: 1-9555 Louise Slaughter room
Half Day Conference - Leading, Lessons, and Life: A Career Development Symposium
October 19, 2019 / 08:00AM - 12:00PM / Adolph Lower Auditorium
Co-sponsored by UR Women in Surgery and URMC Office for Inclusion and Culture
Strategic Career Advancement Conversation with a Former Chair
Sponsored by: URMC Office for Inclusion and Culture and Junior Women Faculty
9/26 - 8:00am-9:00am / CEL 2-7536 / Negotiation your future: Defining what you want and what you're worth
10/10 - 4:00pm-5:00pm / CEL 2-7520 / Finding your path to leadership: examples of classic and created opportunities
11/21 - 8:00am-9:00am / CEL 2-7520 / Optimizing mentoring relationships
12/5 - 4:00-5:00pm / CEL 2-7536 / Managing up and down
Diversity Series 2019-2020
- Legal 101 - Friday, October 18, 2019 / 12:00-1:PM / CEL Room 2-7520
- "We are more than numbers" Beneath the notion of a diverse and inclusive space! - Friday, November 1, 2019 / 12:00-1:00PM / CEL 2-7536
- Transgender Health 101 - Tuesday, November 19, 2019 / 12:00-1:00PM / Louise Slaughter 1-9555
- Transgender and LGB Patients: "Addressing Disparities and Health Care Needs" - Thursday, December 5, 2019 / 12:00-1:00PM/ Louise Slaughter 1-9555
- Martin Luther King, MLK Grounds - Tuesday, January 21, 2020 / 12:00-1:00PM/ CEL Room 2-7544
- 2020 Tana Grady Weliky, MD, - Lecture on Women and Diversity in Medicine
Guest speaker: Deborah German, MD
- Leadership and the Future of Academic Medicine: "What Will it Take?"
Wednesday, February 12, 2020 / 12:00-1:00 PM/ Class of 62` Auditorium
- (Developing Collaborative Ventures between Faith and Health Institutions) - Thursday, February 13, 2020 / 12:00-1:00PM / CEL 2-7536
- Culture Vision - Tuesday, March 10 2020 / 12:00-1:00PM / CEL 2-7534
- (TBA) - Tuesday, March 17 2020 / 12:00-1:00PM/ CEL 2-7536
- Deaf Professionals - Tuesday, April 3, 2020 / 12:00-1:00PM/ Louise Slaughter 1-9555