2021 Conference | Keynote: Partnership with HBCUs: Challenging Systemic Racism in Health Education, A Nursing Story




This session was part of Day two 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 keynote address from Day 2 of the 2021 Humanism & Healing Conference featured two nursing deans sharing their two colleges’ collaboration and strategies in addressing systemic racism.

Aims: 1) Participants will gain an understanding of methods to establish mutuality in partnership relationships that mitigate power imbalance, barriers, and propel cross research and practice learning using nursing as an exemplar 2) Participants will gain an understanding of the roles of senior leaders and faculty to support career development across a lifespan for students and faculty.

The speakers:

Gina S. Brown, MD, Dean of the College of Nursing and Allied Health Sciences at Howard University.

Eileen M. Sullivan-Marx, MD, Dean & Erline Perkins McGriff Professor of NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing and President of the American Academy of Nursing. Dr. Sullivan-Marx is also a Gold Trustee.

George Thibault, MD, Gold Trustee and immediate past president of the Macy Foundation, served as the Ignitor of the conversation.


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