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2019 Tana Grady-Weliky, MD Lecture on Women and Diversity in Medicine

Reshma Jagsi, MD, DPhil Deputy Chair Residency Program Director  Director of the Center for Bioethics and Social Sciences University Hospital University of Michigan #metoo: Navigating Sexual Harassment, Power Differentials, and Gender Inequity in Academic Medicine

Reception following in the Sarah Flaum Atrium 

Reshma Jagsi, MD, DPhil, Professor and Deputy Chair, Department of Radiation Oncology and Director of the Center for Bioethics and Social Sciences in Medicine at the University of Michigan will raise awareness about the scope of gender inequities in academic medicine and provide education on how to recognize and handle sexual harassment.   

This talk and discussion will provide information on the historical evolution of women’s participation in the medical profession and evidence suggesting dysfunction in the pipeline to leadership in academic medicine.  Dr. Jagsi will review research that she and others have led to investigate the nature and causes of gender inequities, including unconscious biases, gendered expectations of society, and overt discrimination and harassment.  She will describe behavioral science and legal definitions of sexual harassment, share insights from decades of research in occupational psychology, and lead a discussion of targeted interventions to combat harassment and promote gender equity.

Sponsored by the Office for Inclusion and Culture Development. 

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The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TMPhysicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

University of Rochester Medical Center, Center for Experiential Learning is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0005.

This activity is approved for 1.0 continuing education hour.

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Class of '62 Auditorium
601 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14642

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Lectures and Talks, Information Sessions and Fairs, Medicine and Healthcare, Continuing Education


Faculty, Students, Staff, Health Care Professionals



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