2021 Conference | Integrating Anti-Racism and Health Disparities Training within Residency Programs


This session was part of Day three of the 2021 Humanism and Healing Conference: Structural Racism and Its Impact on Medicine, hosted by the Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS). 

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This session will focus on ways to create an educational intervention for learners focused on diversity, equity, inclusion and anti-racism. The panelists will share their experiences in creating such curricula, and discuss challenges and solutions. Aims: 1) To learn about key competencies clinicians should have to help address common health disparities/social risk factors, and how to teach and role model these competencies 2) To learn effective models of community engagement and how to identify the problem and address the need. 3) To understand challenges and solutions to implementing such a program and integrating it into the curriculum.

The speakers:

Marquita Genies, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine, Associate Residency Program Director, Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Raquel Greer, MD, MHS, Associate Professor, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine/Department of Medicine/Division of General Internal of Medicine

Tasha Posid, MA, PhD, Surgical Educator (Education Specialist), Wexner Medical Center Department of Urology

Cheryl T. Lee, MD, Dorothy M. Davis Endowed Chair in Cancer Research Professor and Chairman, Department of Urology, Vice President of OSU Physicians and the Faculty Group Practice, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center


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