Tuesday, October 20, 2020


10:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Register for the Zoom link.

This thought-provoking, virtual discussion includes basic terminology and concepts pertaining to sexual orientation and gender identity, and how incorporating our own self identities builds more inclusive work spaces. Facilitated by Pedro Coracides of Michigan Medicine’s Office of Patient Experience. Free and open to all, but please register

Friday, August 21, 2020

L.E.A.D.: Let's Talk about Racial Code Switching

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

This LEAD conversation will address how college campuses can work to create a more inclusive environment where those from marginalized communities can be their authentic selves. Many faculty, staff, and students of color describe the need to “code switch” (or “act white”) in order to thrive, or even survive, at primarily white institutions. But

Friday, August 7, 2020

Understanding Intersectionality: Bringing visibility to the experiences and perspectives of women of color

3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Academic medicine, and the country as a whole, is at a critical inflection point where massive change is needed. As we bolster our efforts to address the dual public health crises of COVID-19 and systemic racism, we must pay close attention to the role of intersectionality and acknowledge the limited visibility thus far of African American/
Friday, August 7, 2020

Film Discussion: I Am Not Your Negro

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Raoul Peck's seminal 2016 documentary, I Am Not Your Negro, is based on James Baldwin's unfinished manuscript "Remember This House." Narrated by actor Samuel L. Jackson, this unflinching film explores the history of racism in the United States through Baldwin's reminiscences of civil rights leaders Medgar Evers, Malcolm X, and Martin Luther

Thursday, August 6, 2020


3:30 PM to 4:30 PM

The Advancing Asians in Leadership Task Force invites you and your colleagues to a Cha Chat, where we will network, learn from a Michigan Medicine leader, and discuss the 

Thursday, August 6, 2020

Webinar: Race, Sports, & Restorative Justice: Implications for Higher Education

1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

This webinar will feature a discussion with scholars on the manner in which race, the intercollegiate athletic enterprise, and the system of higher education intersect to impact Black student-athletes’ experiences. The undercurrent for the discussion is based on one of the principles of the Black Lives Matter movement: restorative justice