Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
The Department of Radiology has announced its inaugural Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Week, which will take place July 19-23, 2021.
A joint effort of the department's Office of Diversity and Inclusion and Vanderbilt Radiology Health Equity initiatives, the week will be comprised of in person and live streamed presentations, panel discussions and more. Advanced registration is required for the daily lecture series, and CME credit will be awarded for those in attendance.
We are committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion that support richness of ideas and improve our contributions to children's health, our community, and each other.
To build a diverse Department of Pediatrics with an inclusive culture that welcomes all backgrounds and experiences and reflects our community, contributing to our understanding and ability to achieve health equity.
Creating a culture and environment where diversity, equity, and inclusion thrive and are manifested in everything we do to advance children's health in clinical and community settings.
Congratulations to Dr. Shani Jones on receiving an APA Research in Academic Pediatrics Initiative on Diversity (RAPID) Research Grant!
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