Medical Education: Diversity Talks

Health Equity and the COVID-19 Pandemic

Utibe R. Essien, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Medicine
University of Pittsburgh school of Medicine
VA Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion

Department of Medicine Grand Rounds
September 22, 2020

Time Stamps:

0:00 – 23:33 Dr. Darren Whitfield presenting

23:34 – 43:19 Participant break out groups

43:20 – 58:35 Group Discussion

Intersectionality and Health: Why It Matters

June 17, 2020

Darren L. Whitfield, PhD, MSW

Dr. Darren L. Whitfield is an assistant professor of social work and psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh School of Social and Department of Psychiatry. He also serves as the Direct Practice Chair for the School of Social Work.


As a researcher, his scholarship focuses on HIV prevention for Black gay and bisexual men and psychosocial, sociocultural, and structural factors associated with health outcomes for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer community, particular communities of color using an intersectional framework. His research interest includes HIV prevention among Black gay and bisexual men, violence, discrimination and harassment of LGBTQ adults, health disparities among LGBTQ adults, and intersectionality and identity.

Race, Racism and Health: Exploring the Mechanisms Underlying Racial Health Disparities

Belinda Needham, PhD, MA
Associate Professor, Epidemiology
Co-Director, Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health
University of Michigan

Cardiology Grand Rounds
February 11, 2020

The Lack of Diversity in Medicine is a National Emergency: The Way Forward

Quinn Capers IV, MD
Associate Dean for Admissions
Associate Professor of Medicine (Cardiovascular Medicine)
Program Director, Interventional Cardiology Fellowship
The Ohio State University School of Medicine

Department of Medicine Grand Rounds
May 14, 2019

Emerging as an Equity-Minded Academic Health Center Through Inclusion Excellence

David Acosta, MD
Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer
American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC)

Department of Medicine Grand Rounds
November 20, 2018

What are the performance measures for diversity, inclusion, and social mission?

Marcella Nunez-Smith, MD, MHS
Associate Professor, General Internal Medicine
Director, Equity Research and Innovation Center
Director, Center for Research Engagement Core Faculty, National Clinician Scholars Program
Deputy Director, Yale Center for Clinical Investigation
Yale School of Medicine
Associate Professor, Chronic Disease Epidemiology Associate Professor, Social and Behavioral Sciences
Yale School of Public Health

Department of Medicine Grand Rounds
June 5, 2018

Presentations can also be found on the Department of Medicine’s Medical Education Resources website.