Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Advisory Committee

The Department of Pediatrics Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Advisory Committee was established in 2020 to serve in an advisory capacity to the Chair of the Department of Pediatrics. The committee's charge is to identify and recommend specific actionable opportunities and potential resource needs required to demonstrate sustainable change with measurable impact for inclusion and diversity for Department faculty and trainees. The committee was co-founded by Shari Barkin, MD, MSHS and Kecia N. Carroll, MD, MPH.

Shari Barkin, MD, MSHS

Founding Co-chair
Shari Barkin, MD, MSHS

Kecia N. Carroll, MD, MPH

Founding Co-chair
Kecia N. Carroll, MD, MPH

Current Co-chairs

Members

Office of Faculty Development Liaison

  • William O. Cooper, MD, MPH

    Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor
    Pediatrics and Health Policy
    Vice Chair for Faculty Affairs
    Department of Pediatrics
    Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs
    Office of Faculty Affairs
    Director
    Center for Patient and Professional Advocacy