SOM to provide live webcast discussion on diversity, inclusion

The School of Medicine will provide a live webcast discussion on diversity and inclusion with Scott Page, the Leonid Hurwicz Collegiate Professor of Complex Systems at the University of Michigan, at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 17, in the Theater B.

The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) and its Group on Faculty Affairs and Group on Diversity and Inclusion are presenting the program entitled, “Creating Diverse and Inclusive Cultures: Transforming Ourselves, Our Faculty and Our Institutions.”

Page also serves as professor of political science and economics at Michigan and is author of the book, “The Difference: How the Power of Diversity Creates Better Groups, Firms, Schools and Societies.”

Claire Pomeroy, chief executive officer at the University of California-Davis Health System and dean of the UC-Davis School of Medicine, will open the webcast and Marc Nivett, AAMC chief diversity officers, will lead the webcast national discussion with Page.

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