Office of Diversity & Inclusion

Schedule & Events


Upcoming Events & Meetings
Past Events
– Shannon Endowed Lectureship in Minority Health (2006 to present)

May 10, 2012

Clovis Semmes, PhD to present Eliminating Health Disparities: A Theory of African American Health

Clovis Semmes, PhD will be the speaker of Eliminating Health Disparities: A Theory of African American Health at 12 p.m. on May 10 in Theater B of the School of Medicine

April 26, 2012

Alexander Norbash, M.D., ’86 to present Strengthening Our Patient-Centered Perspective; The Role of the Caregiver in Diversity Efforts

Alexander Norbash, M.D., ’86, will be the speaker of Strengthening Our Patient-Centered Perspective; The Role of the Caregiver in Diversity Efforts at 3:30 p.m. on April 26 in Theater C of the School of Medicine

February 24, 2012

Karan Baucom, M.D., ’75, to present Dr. Reaner and Henry Shannon Lectureship

Karan Baucom, M.D., ’75, will be the featured speaker of the Dr. Reaner and Henry Shannon Lectureship in Minority Health at noon on Feb. 24 in Theater A of the School of Medicine.

more information >>>

September 26, 2011

Diversity as a Vital Component of Health Systems Innovation

Marc Nivet, Ed.D., Chief Diversity Office of the AAMC p
Provides strategic vision for all the AAMC’s diverity and inclusion activities and leads the associations diversity policy and programs department, which focuses on programs designed to increase diversity in medical education and increase health care equity.

Watch video – requires UMKC login

May 25, 2011 – Noon, Theater A

Advancing the Health of Latino Communities

Dr. David Acosta
Associate for Multicultural Affairs at the University of Washigton School of Medicine
President for the Group on Diversity and Inclusion (GDI) for the AAMC

Watch video – requires UMKC login

more Information > > >

February 25, 2011 Noon, Theater A

Dr. Reaner and Mr. Henry Shannon Lectureship in Minority Health

Dr. Eve J. Higginbotham
Senior Vice President and Executive Dean for Health Sciences
Howard University, Washington DC

Watch video – requires UMKC login

more Information > > >

– – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – –

November 2, 2010 3:00, Theater B

Special Diversity Lecture

“Diversity and Adversity: The Misunderstanding and the Challenge”

Michael Hingston

– – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – –

October 9, 2010Kansas City Marriott Downtown

Greater Kansas City Medical Society

presents…

African-American Physicians: Past, Present and Future

– – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – –

September 27, 2010 8:30 – 4:30, Theater A

Advancing the Health of Urban Communities Lecture Series

presents…

“Lessons Learned: Building and Maintaining a Diverse Health Science Student and Faculty Body”

Dr. Michael Toney

– – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – –

 

February 26, 2010 Noon, Theater A

Annual Dr. Reaner and Mr. Henry Shannon Diversity Lecture

presents…

“Evaluation and Management of Oropharyngeal Swallowing Disorders from Infancy to Adulthood.”

Dana Thompson, MD, MS ’91

Associate Professor of Otolaryngology
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine