SPR JEDI Task Force-Recommended Sessions on DEI Topics at PAS 2024

Friday, May 3, 2024
3:45 PM -5:15 PM ET
Health Equity in Health Systems: Translating Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion into the Clinical Enterprise
Chair: Jean L. Raphael, MD, MPH (he/him/his) – Baylor College of Medicine
Chair: Joseph Wright, MD MPH (he/him/his) – University of Maryland School of Public Health

Saturday, May 4, 2024
8:00 AM – 9:30 AM ET
A Practical Approach to a Thorny Issue: Evaluating the Role of Race, Ethnicity, and Ancestry
in Clinical Decision-Making
Leader: Amy Starmer, MD, MPH (she/her/hers) – Baystate Children’s Hospital

From Citizenship to Scholarship: Crafting your Professional Identity in Advocacy, DEI, and
Chair: Traci Wolbrink (she/her/hers) – Boston Children’s Hospital
Chair: Teri L. Turner, MD, MPH, M.Ed. (she/her/hers) – Baylor College of Medicine

11:00 AM – 12:30 PM ET
Patient-Centered & Destigmatizing Language: How Words Matter in Documentation
Leader: Almaz S. Dessie, MD (she/her/hers) – Alpert Medical School of Brown University

Sunday, May 5, 2024
8:00 AM – 9:30 AM ET
Actions May Speak Louder, But Words Matter- Communication Strategies to Empower
Diverse Voices to Lead
Leader: Scott Moerdler, MD (he/him/his) – Rutgers Cancer Institute of NJ, RWJMS

2:00 PM – 3:30 PM ET
We’re screening, now what? Creating Healing-Centered Social Care Interventions in the Inpatient Setting
Leader: Cristin Q. Fritz, MD, MPH (she/her/hers) – Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Monday, May 6, 2024
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM ET
Improving the Diversity of the Pediatric Workforce
Chair: Daniel A. Rauch, MD (he/him/his) – Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine