Friday, March 5, 2021

HOPE Symposium

9:00 AM to 3:30 PM

Virtual Event

Creating pipelines and pathways for an equitable future in the healthcare workforce

Hope Symposium 2021


The 2nd Annual Impacting HOPE Symposium is hosted by the Michigan Medicine HOPE collaborative to address the most pressing social and advocacy needs of patients and neighboring communities. The symposium will be virtual this year and take place on March 5th, 2021 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. 

Who Should Attend

Faculty, trainees, students, staff, University of Michigan affiliates, community partners, and organizations interested in learning more, doing more, and collaborating for action-based programmatic development that will empower and engage the communities in which we live and serve.


Registration and Event Link →

Featured Speakers

Dr. Rhea Boyd

Rhea Boyd, MD, MPH

Director of Equity and Justice, The California Children’s Trust
Dr. Victor Garcia

Victor Garcia, MD, FACS, FAAP

Professor, University of Cincinnati Department of Surgery
Wendy Lewis Jackson

Wendy Lewis Jackson, MSW

Managing Director, Kresge Foundation Detroit Program
Dr. Erica Marsh

Erica Marsh, MD, MSCI, FACOG

Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Michigan Medicine
Division Chief of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Michigan Medicine
Dr. Scott Page

Scott Page, PhD, MS, MA

John Seely Brown Distinguished University Professor of Complexity, Social Science, and Management, University of Michigan
H. Luke Schaefer

H. Luke Shaefer, PhD, MA

Hermann and Amalie Kohn Professor of Social Justice and Social Policy, University of Michigan Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy
David Taylor MEd

David Leon Taylor, MEd

Senior Associate Dean for Student Learning, Georgetown University School of Medicine


Serena Bidwell

Serena Bidwell

MD Candidate, Class of 2023 University of Michigan Medical School
Dr. Englesbe

Michael J. Englesbe, MD, FACS

Cyrenus G. Darling Sr. MD and Cyrenus G. Darling Jr. MD Professor of Surgery
Professor, Transplant Surgery
Vice Chair of Resident Mentorship, Surgery
Director, Michigan Quality Collaborative Programs
Dr. Finks

Jonathan F. Finks, MD

Associate Professor, General Surgery
Associate Director, Michigan Bariatric Surgery Collaborative
Associate Clerkship Director, Department of Surgery
Chad Jobin Portrait

Chad Jobin, LLMSW

Program Evaluation Specialist, Surgery
Dr. Elizabeth Moje

Elizabeth Birr Moje, PhD, MA

Dean, University of Michigan School of Education
Dr. Stephanie Moore

Stephanie Moore, PhD, MA

Detroit P-20 Child and Family Support Services Coordinator, University of Michigan School of Education
Dr. Erika Newman

Erika A. Newman, MD

Associate Professor, Pediatric Surgery
Vice Chair of Faculty Development, Surgery
Surgical Director, Mott Solid Tumor Oncology Program
Program Director, Pediatric Surgery Fellowship
Jessica Santos-Parker

Jessica Santos Parker, PhD, MS

MD Candidate, Class of 2021 University of Michigan Medical School
Dr. Brian Stork

Brian Stork, MD

Assistant Professor of Urology, Michigan Medicine