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Underrepresented Minorities in Medicine - Shared screen with speaker view
Didi Okorozo
22:41
Didi Okorozo, 2022, nao47@drexel.edu
Beatrice J
22:50
Beatrice Jourdain, 2022, Beatrice.jourdain@lmunet.edu
Javier Hernandez
22:55
Javier Hernandez, 2022, jhernandez707@marian.edu
Kayla Wilson
22:58
Kayla Wilson, 2022, kayla.wilson@my.rfums.org
Jaimie Rogner
22:58
Jaimie Rogner, 2022, rognerj@upstate.edu
Vincent Cendán, MS4 - UCF COM
22:58
Vincent Cendán, 2022, Vincent.cendan@knights.ucf.edu
Chidinma Ukadike
23:03
Chidinma Ukadike, 2022, cukadike@msm.edu
Irene Martinez | M4 | NJMS
23:03
Irene Martinez, 2022irene.martinez@rutgers.edu
Laurine Tiema-Benson
23:05
Laurine Tiema-Benson, 2022, laurine.tiemabenson@my.rfums.org
Katlin Isidore, M4
23:06
Katlin Isidore, 2022, kisidore19@email.mmc.edu
Andy Nguyen
23:08
Andy Nguyen, 2022, abnguyen2@wisc.edu
Francisco Lasso-Claudio
23:09
Francisco Lasso-Claudio, 2022, flaso18@stu.psm.edu
Jossias Genao
23:13
Jossias Genao, 2022. Jgenao16@stu.psm.edu
Marjada Tucker
23:13
Marjada Tucker, 2022, mftucker@umc.edu
Robertha Barnes
23:17
Robertha Barnes, 2024, barnesro@upstate.edu
Chinma Ugorji (She/Her)
23:17
Good evening everyone! I am a PGY2 at Geisinger. Would love to speak with anyone that may have questions. My email is cougorji@geisinger.edu
Linnea Vance, MS4 - Ross University
23:19
Linnea Vance, 2022, linneavance@mail.rossmed.edu
Godelièvre Louis, MS4
23:21
Godelievre Louis,2022, godelievre.louis@gmail.com
Erica Onwuegbuchu
23:22
Erica Onwuegbuchu, 2022, eronwueg@utmb.edu
Edward Evans - Duke Med Peds
23:22
edward.evans@duke.edu
Faven Russom
23:32
Faven Russom, 2023, russomfg@evms.edu
Courtney Lewis
23:34
Courtney Lewis, 2023, courtney.rae.lewis@emory.edu
Megan Miranda
24:15
Megan Miranda 2022Megan.miranda@burrell.edu
Francisco Lasso-Claudio
24:17
Francisco Lasso-Claudio, 2022, flasso18@stu.psm.edu
Efi Akam (MGH Med-Peds Chief Res, she/her)
25:58
Hi everyone, so glad to see so many of you here! I'm the current Med-Peds chief resident at Harvard-MGH program. Happy to chat with anyone re: my experiences as URM at MGH and any other things you might want to know! feel free to email eyakam@partners.org
Linnea Vance, MS4 - Ross University
35:14
very hard
JT Tolentino - Miami PD (he/his/him)
37:45
Please feel free to ask questions that you may have along the way!
Linnea Vance, MS4 - Ross University
42:32
This is a difficult topic, with many layers. Program directors and senior residents how do you suggest we approach asking some of the difficult questions during interview season without being misunderstood?
Mary Catherine Turner, ECU Med-Peds PD, (she/her)
44:10
being genuine in how you ask the question should be well received. Posing in a way to generate a discussion would be an example
Mike Contarino (he/him) - UNC PD
44:35
Great question! You shouldn't be misunderstood. We all should be ready to have these conversations, to learn from each other, and be open and honest about the work that needs to be done.
Sybil Cineas (she/her) APD Brown Med-Peds
46:15
Agree with Dr Contarino. PDs should be ready and expecting to answer these questions and it’s important to ask the leadership and also talk to the residents about how they have been supported when issues have arisen
GABRIELLE Pina
47:07
This is such great work you all are doing! How do you get administrative support and the higher ups to really embrace DEI? Ie not just in words, but in actions.
Godelièvre Louis, MS4
48:07
Thank you for this session. How has the med/ped residency application changed to incorporate DEI principles to recruit more URM?
Mary Catherine Turner, ECU Med-Peds PD, (she/her)
49:21
@Gabrielle - It is at the core of the mission of our medical school, so lots of built in support from all levels of leadership, residents and medical students!
Linnea Vance, MS4 - Ross University
49:25
Thank you!
Mike Contarino (he/him) - UNC PD
49:46
me too.... !
GABRIELLE Pina
51:40
Thank you! That was helpful
Mike Contarino (he/him) - UNC PD
51:55
But you're right, when it's not- it helps to speak with one voice. All PD's, all GME- speaking up with one voice.
Sybil Cineas (she/her) APD Brown Med-Peds
52:00
Here at Brown, we are lucky to have supportive Program Directors and Chairs of both IM and Peds. In Peds the Chair and Program director are both African American so the support is coming from above. In Internal Medicine the Chair made his top priority when he came to Brown 10 years ago to work in increasing diversity in the residency program and to support the Minority House Staff association.
Stefanie Brown (she/hers)
53:02
At UM, it comes from the President of the U, the Dean, and there are folks at every level. The Dean hosts a racial justice task force that includes all levels of folks
JT Tolentino - Miami PD (he/his/him)
54:26
Yes! @Stefanie Brown
Adrianna Stanley, PGY3, NMPRA DEI Committee
54:34
@Godeliévre The NMPRA DEI committee is working on forming a resident group of volunteers to help read/review applications/ provide application help for URiM applicants to med-peds. We will be rolling it out in the coming weeks! Next year our goal is to partner with SNMA,LMSA and other affinity groups to establish a formal application help desk to continue helping with URiM recruitment!
Mike Contarino (he/him) - UNC PD
54:37
The essence of med peds - fun while working!
Stefanie Brown (she/hers)
55:38
I am the chair of the D/E/I task force at the Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine and there are faculty at all levels working on these issues on a national front
Mike Contarino (he/him) - UNC PD
57:25
We actually read all of your application!
Sybil Cineas (she/her) APD Brown Med-Peds
57:36
Dr McLaughlin (the PD) and myself review all applicants ourselves, holistically. We do not use any cut offs or algorithms to decide who to interview.
Mary Catherine Turner, ECU Med-Peds PD, (she/her)
57:47
We are doing a lot of work with LGTBQ+ training as well, esp as it relates to providing care for our patients. we have had lots of engagement with the Peel Center. Activities including safe zone training and various departments participating in the upcoming "Ya'll Means All" campaign.
Victor Redmon (MCW Med Peds - Chief Resident)
58:18
Totally agree that it starts from the top down. At MCW, DEI is a priority at every level with multiple committees and subcommittees focused on DEI and promoting an inclusive environment. Our key drivers are the Dean of MCW, program directors and department chairs.
Stefanie Brown (she/hers)
58:34
You are not your step scores.
Godelièvre Louis, MS4
59:03
Thank you that’s really encouraging!
JT Tolentino - Miami PD (he/his/him)
59:29
We at UM review applications with a holistic approach between Dr. Van Kirk, our APD, and me.
Mike Contarino (he/him) - UNC PD
59:43
We did a tongue in cheek article that correlated step scores with how good a resident you will be. The last 4 of your cell phone was just as good a predictor...
Victor Redmon (MCW Med Peds - Chief Resident)
59:47
I completely agree about the Step scores; it does not define you! At MCW, we also take a wholistic approach.
Sybil Cineas (she/her) APD Brown Med-Peds
01:00:00
We are more interested in trajectory/distance travelled than a specific score or specific grade
Stefanie Brown (she/hers)
01:00:22
@Sybil - Absolutely!
Jane Trinh, Duke PD
01:01:44
agree!
Vincent Cendán, MS4 - UCF COM
01:01:47
How have your programs responded to feedback & suggestions by residents regarding DEI?
Mary Catherine Turner, ECU Med-Peds PD, (she/her)
01:07:15
Diversity saves lives!
Mike Contarino (he/him) - UNC PD
01:07:49
Asking what DEI curricula exist is also great on interview day. Folks should be truly excited to talk about it.
Adrianna Stanley, PGY3, NMPRA DEI Committee
01:10:21
Medical Students are also welcome to join the new NMPRA DEI Committee to connect with URiM med students and URiM MP residents around the country and implement new DEI initiatives at various programs! Email me at nmpra.dei.director@gmail.com for more info!
Mike Contarino (he/him) - UNC PD
01:11:19
We are so excited to meet you! Be yourselves!
Jaimie Rogner
01:11:22
Thank you so much. I look forward to having more rich discussions like these.
Efi Akam (MGH Med-Peds Chief Res, she/her)
01:11:49
Yes, please do! Reach out to us, we're excited to chat with you
Victor Redmon (MCW Med Peds - Chief Resident)
01:11:53
I am happy to talk with anyone! Email me at vredmon@mcw.edu
Mike Contarino (he/him) - UNC PD
01:12:02
contarino@med.unc.edu
Didi Okorozo, Drexel MS4
01:12:02
Can the names of the faculty/programs included in this session be put up again? Thank you
Stefanie Brown (she/hers)
01:12:09
You do you - is the advice. If a program does not want who you are as your true self, that is likely not where you want to be...
Benjamin Doolittle (Yale) (he/him)
01:12:14
Indeed…. happy to have a conversation with folks…. benjamin.doolittle@yale.edu
Jevin Clark
01:12:37
Thank you for taking out the time to speak with us. This was a great session.
JT Tolentino - Miami PD (he/his/him)
01:12:40
jxt1084@med.miami.edu
Didi Okorozo, Drexel MS4
01:12:43
Thank you!
Mary Catherine Turner, ECU Med-Peds PD, (she/her)
01:12:44
brakem@ecu.edu - Mary Catherine Turner - PD at ECU/Brody SOM in Greenville, NC
Evangeline Galvez (Harvard/MGH)
01:12:52
egalvez@mgh.harvard.edu
JT Tolentino - Miami PD (he/his/him)
01:12:52
JT Tolentino - PD Miami
Jane Trinh, Duke PD
01:12:55
jane.trinh@duke.edu
Linnea Vance, MS4 - Ross University
01:13:00
This session really meant a lot. With all sincerity, thank you! Thank you for doing the work.
Marjada Tucker, MS4
01:13:05
My heart is so full! Thank you so much everyone.
Stephanie Cedeño
01:13:14
I am also happy to speak with anyone :) cedeno.Stephanie.ns@gmail.com
Stefanie Brown (she/hers)
01:13:18
Yay!
Erica Onwuegbuchu
01:13:25
Thank you for such a great session! I feel more at ease going into the interview season. :)
Jossias Genao
01:13:55
Thank you for taking the time to do this webinar.
Irene Martinez | M4 | NJMS
01:13:58
To echo what others have said, thank you so much for this session! It truly means a lot
Stefanie Brown (she/hers)
01:13:59
MP4L - Med Peds for LIfe
Didi Okorozo, Drexel MS4
01:14:01
Thank you all so much, we appreciate you all taking out your time today. It means a lot and we definitely feel supported.
Chidinma Ukadike
01:14:03
Thank you for all the insight into the work the programs are putting in! I love seeing this coming from administration at the different programs
Leslie Bretón MGHfC Program Coordinator (she/her)
01:14:07
Happy to help you connect to anyone in our program. lbreton@mgh.harvard.edu (MGH/Harvard)
Didi Okorozo, Drexel MS4
01:14:12
MP4L
Sybil Cineas (she/her) APD Brown Med-Peds
01:14:15
And you are joining a great community of like minded people.
Katlin Isidore, M4
01:14:16
This was an amazing session. Thank you!
Fernando Centeno
01:14:16
Thank you so much for taking the time for this!
Adrianna Stanley, PGY3, NMPRA DEI Committee
01:14:17
MP4L
Javier Hernandez
01:14:18
Thank you so much!
Vincent Cendán, MS4 - UCF COM
01:14:30
Thank you all so much!
Joseph Boone
01:14:31
Thank you for taking the time for this session!
Adrianna Stanley, PGY3, NMPRA DEI Committee
01:14:35
We love med peds!!
Mike Contarino (he/him) - UNC PD
01:14:38
Appreciate all of you taking the time to join us!
Robertha Barnes
01:14:39
thank you!!
Kayla Wilson
01:14:45
Thank you all!
Virginia Ezenwa
01:15:00
Thank you for this webinar it has been insightful
Leslie Bretón MGHfC Program Coordinator (she/her)
01:15:47
Have a good night everyone
Beatrice J
01:15:53
Thank you so much this session was truly encouraging and helpful
Chelsea Williams
01:15:58
Love ittt!! LOL
Godelièvre Louis, MS4
01:15:59
Thank you for this awesome session!