Education and Training Opportunities
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The Department of Pediatrics and the Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Council encourage faculty and staff to take advantage of educational opportunities offered through the department and the Office of Equity and Diversity at the University of Minnesota.
(required for department chair and vice chairs, division chiefs, fellowship directors, and resident selection committee members)
This workshop will expose participants to the breadth of implicit bias research and will help them recognize short cuts that are the result of unconscious or unexamined bias. Participants will learn best practices and resources for addressing implicit bias in the context of faculty search committees.
Grand Rounds Presentations on Diversity
- "More than "Diversity 101": A Snapshot of our Department and Being an Ally" by Catherine Bendel, MD and Anne Phibbs, PhD
- "A Structured Mentor Mother Program for Child HIV Prevention in Rural Nigeria: The WHO INSPIRE MoMent Study" by Nadia Sam-Agudu, MD
- "Understanding Gender Nonconformity in Children and Adolescents" by Robert Garofalo, MD, MPH
- "#TinyBlackLivesMatter: Dismantling Structural Racism and Supporting Black Lives" by Rachel R. Hardeman, PhD, MPH
- "Race, Racism, and Medicine" by Stephen Nelson, MD
To claim Grand Rounds CMEs and show completion of Pediatrics faculty minimum requirement for annual Diversity training, complete an online quiz here
This workshop will expose participants to the breadth of implicit bias research and will help them recognize short cuts that are the result of unconscious or unexamined bias. Participants will learn best practices and resources for addressing implicit bias in the context of staff search committees and hires made by individual supervisors.
Optional (but suggested) Diversity Training:
- The Office for Equity and Diversity offers a variety of educational opportunities open to all students, staff, and faculty of the university, including the Equity and Diversity Certificate Program. The Critical Conversations about Diversity and Justice Series is open to all community members as well.
- Health Equity Leadership and Mentoring (HELM) Program HELM focuses on some of the challenges that trainees from minority and underserved groups as well as other faculty whose research is addressing health equity may face. A new cohort of HELM fellows is selected annually to participate in the program.