Below you will find a selection of Gold Human InSight Webinars (GHIW) related to diversity, equity, inclusion, antiracism (DEIAR), including those produced through the Advancing Health Equity Series in partnership with NYU.
Abolition Medicine: Re-Imagining the Role of Social Justice in Healthcare
Abolition Medicine: Re-Imagining the Role of Social Justice in Healthcare, NYU-Gold. Sayantani DasGupta, MD, MPH, Yoshiko Iwai, MFA, MS, and Zahra Khan, MS. Abolition Medicine is a medical practice designed with the express objective of building an anti-racist future, moving beyond narratives of heroism which have been shown by several public health crises, including the pandemic and police brutality, to be futile. Instead, it focuses on the truly reparative and palliative responsibilities of medicine.
Living to Grow Up: Progress and Persistent Disparities in Infant and Child Mortality
Living to Grow Up: Progress and Persistent Disparities in Infant and Child Mortality, NYU-Gold. Perri Klass, MD. The lecture looks both at progress that has been made and disparities that persist, bringing to bear the voices of parents who lived in an era of high mortality, including poets, writers, doctors, and scientists, and also the pioneering activists, physicians, and nurses who worked to bring down infant and child mortality and to address those disparities across the changing landscape of pediatrics.
Race and Racism in U.S. Medical Education
Race and Racism in U.S. Medical Education, NYU-Gold. Lauren Olsen, PhD. This lecture offers a review of the historical and contemporary manifestations of racism in medicine.
The Value of Life
The Value of Life, an NYU-Gold Webinar. Michael Ralph, PhD. This lecture interrogates practices for inscribing the monetary value of human life, from antebellum protocols for insuring enslaved people to histories of incarceration. The lecturer demonstrates how these financial practices involved forms of clinical expertise and suggest how learning about these protocols can enhance clinical care.
Drowning: Film and the Challenges of Migrant Health Ethics
Drowning: Film and the Challenges of Migrant Health Ethics, NYU-Gold. Catherine Belling, PhD. This presentation will explore how film—fiction or documentary—can enable clinicians to think through some of the ethical challenges posed by the health care needs of displaced persons, migrants, or refugees.
Edinburgh, Boston, and Women in the Medical Schools of the 19th Century
Edinburgh, Boston, and Women in the Medical Schools of the 19th Century, NYU-Gold. Vignesh Sridharan, MA. This talk describes women’s medical education reform in the 1860s, how the careers of the first generation of women MDs reflect an early feminism we recognize, and how nineteenth-century anxieties about sexual knowledge have grown dim, highlighting a moment when professional and intellectual possibilities expand and contract at once.
The Seizing Subject: Representations of Epilepsy in Popular Culture and Why They Matter
The Seizing Subject: Representations of Epilepsy in Popular Culture and Why They Matter, [Coming soon] NYU-Gold. Aparna Nair, PhD, MPH. This talk addresses social media and how it reveals and exacerbates existing ableism, misconceptions, and facilitate the spread of dangerous tropes around epilepsy, while at the same time enables epileptics to connect across space, form community, alleviate each others’ anxieties about their illness, and seek solace.
Equity and Diversity in Clinical Research
Equity and Diversity in Clinical Research, [Coming soon] NYU-Gold. Arthur L. Caplan, PhD, David M. Oshinsky, PhD, Aisha Langford, MPH, PhD, and Julie Sowash. Medical research tends to focus on white male adult able-bodied populations to the detriment of women, disabled people, older adults and people of color, not to mention medical science. Roundtable participants discuss contemporary research practices and ways to improve the diversity of research samples.
As seen through a lens: LGBTQ+ Health and the Media
As seen through a lens: LGBTQ+ Health and the Media [Coming soon], NYU-Gold. Christian Torres, MD, and Richard Greene, MD, MHPE. This lecture weaves together the histories of LGBTQ+ health and its coverage in the news media.
Clinicians’ Perceptions and Healthcare Disparities for People with Disability
Clinicians’ Perceptions and Healthcare Disparities for People with Disability. Lisa Iezzoni, MD and Marcus Engel, MS. This eye-opening fireside chat offers a greater depth of introspection into how we can offer more humanitarian treatment, beginning with our very own perceptions.
Breaking Down Barriers Brick by Brick: Addressing Vaccine Deliberations
Breaking Down Barriers Brick by Brick: Addressing Vaccine Deliberations, supported by Siemens Healthineers. Kimberly Manning, MD and Valeria Cantos, MD, with Barbara Humpton. The speakers discuss how they work to overcome barriers in marginalized communities by listening to their patients, finding out what they are facing, and learning what they need.
Elder Care & Isolation During the Covid-19 Pandemic
Elder Care & Isolation During the Covid-19 Pandemic. Marie Perillo, MSN, RN, CPXP. This 15 minute webinar gives her perspective and insight as to how to create a more compassionate experience for residents and patients in Long Term Care or Assisted Living as they are struggling to deal with the current pandemic.