Annual Tana A. Grady-Weliky, MD Lecture The Tana A. Grady-Weliky, MD Lecture on Women and Diversity in Medicine is an endowed lecture established in 2011 to honor Dr. Grady-Weliky, former University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry Senior Associate Dean for Education and Department of Psychiatry faculty member. It is part of the Diversity Seminar Series and is held annually. Dr. Grady-Weliky touched many students, residents, fellows and faculty through her dedication to medical education, her commitment to women and diversity in medicine and her passion for psychiatry. She strived for excellence in everything that she did. Dr. Grady-Weliky was nationally recognized as an expert in medical student education and in the treatment of women’s mental health disorders. We honor her memory and her indomitable spirit for education through this annual lecture. 2016 Lecture Save the Date: Tuesday, April 5, 2016. Guest lecturer will be Hannah Valantine, MD, Chief Officer for Scientific Workforce Diversity for the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Valantine is the National Institutes of Health (NIH) inaugural Chief Officer for Scientific Workforce Diversity, and a Senior Investigator in the Intramural Research Program at the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. Prior to starting this position in April 2014, Dr. Valantine was Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine and the Senior Associate Dean for Diversity and Leadership at the Stanford University School of Medicine (CA), a leadership position she held since November 2004. She is nationally recognized for her transformative approaches to diversity, and is a recipient of the NIH Director’s Pathfinder Award for Diversity in the Scientific Workforce. While at Stanford, she also pioneered the Academic Biomedical Career Customization model to better align the academic workplace with the needs of faculty in the twenty-first century, for which Stanford gained national recognition as the recipient of the Alfred P. Sloan Award for Faculty Career Flexibility. Past Lectures Past lectures are available online. If a link does not work for you, you may need to install Silverlight, a free plug-in from Microsoft. Available lectures include the following: January 30, 2015 Guest Lecturer: Eve J. 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 What Would Martin Luther King Say About Health Care Today? January 31, 2014 Guest lecturer: Hilda Hutcherson, MD Associate Dean of the Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology "Good Girls Don't": Sexual health disparities in communities of color January 25, 2013 Guest lecturer: Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa, MD Professor of Neurological Surgery and Oncology, Neuroscience and Cellular and Molecular Medicine Director, Brain Tumor Surgery Program, Johns Hopkins Bayview Director, Pituitary Surgery Program Johns Hopkins Hospital When the Sun Comes Up Contributions To contribute to this memorial lecture to advance women and diversity in medicine, in Dr. Grady-Weliky’s honor, gifts can be made to: University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry Office of Advancement and Alumni Relations 300 East River Road, Box 278996 Rochester, NY 14627-8996 Attention: Bryan Winters OR By calling: 1-866-673-0181 or online at University of Rochester Annual Giving Programs (indicate the Tana Grady-Weliky Lecture Fund in the “other give designation” box).