Small Group Diversity Discussions

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The DEI Committee is excited to offer Small Group Discussions, which will be limited to 15 –20 Department of Surgery employees talking about important DEI related topics. These discussions will be a mix of Department employees, regardless of title or station, to facilitate learning together and will be moderated by DEI Committee members. Invitations or sign-ups will be issued for each discussion, and topics will be announced in advance.

Scheduled discussions:

January

"My name is not Honey": Shining a light on the disrespect women face in the professional workplace Discussion Lead By Dr. Sharee Wright

January 23 Time 1:30 - 2:30  

February 

Surgery Pride Social - February 24

March 

Current Event/Hot Topic.  Lead By TBD

April 

Understanding Your Blas:  But I have Black/Gay/Asian/Hispanic Friends. Lead TBD

May 

Current Event/Hot Topic.  Lead By TBD

June 

Current Event/Hot Topic.  Lead By TBD

Past Discussions:

Current Legislation Affecting the LGBTQ+ Community. Leads: Keller Lee and Dr. Jeffrey Sutton, October 27

Code Switching Monday, August 29