What Would Martin Luther King Say About Health Care Today?

Dec. 21, 2014
4th Annual Tana Grady-Weliky Lecture on Jan. 30

A passionate advocate for diversity and inclusion, Eve Higginbotham, S.M., M.D., will be speaking at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry in January. She has been chosen as the guest lecturer for the School’s annual Tana Grady-Weliky, M.D., Lecture on Women and Diversity in Medicine. Higginbotham’s lecture, What Would Martin Luther King Say About Health Care Today?, will explore issues related to health disparities and policy.

Higginbotham is vice dean of Inclusion and Diversity at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine. She is also a senior fellow at that University’s Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, which examines the medical, economic, and social issues that influence how health care is organized, financed, managed, and delivered across the United States.

The 2015 Tana Grady-Weliky, M.D., Lecture is free and open to all faculty, staff, residents, fellows, and students.

Friday, January 30, 2015

12 – 1 p.m.

Class of ’62 Auditorium

Reception following in LeChase Assembly Hall (G-9576)


The Tana A. Grady-Weliky, MD Lecture on Women and Diversity in Medicine is an endowed lecture established in 2011 to honor Grady-Weliky, former senior associate dean for Education and department of Psychiatry faculty member.  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.