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Inequality By Design: Why We Need More Diverse STEM Professionals in Healthcare and Medicine (Confronting Flexner Speaker Series)

Event Type
Lecture
Sponsor
Bioethics & Medical Humanities Thread, Admissions
Location
Zoom
Date
Jan 25, 2023   12:00 pm  
Speaker
Erika Jefferson, MBA
Registration
Registration
Contact
Dr. Imanni Sheppard or Jessica Williams
E-Mail
iks@illinois.edu or jwillms3@illinois.edu
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Carle Illinois College of Medicine General Events

In a world ridden with health disparities and social inequities, the scholarship and innovation of Black women will help establish healthcare and research institutions that adequately serve all members of society. Nowhere is this more critically important than in medicine today, because the past two years have shown us that access to proper healthcare is not available to everyone. This includes creating innovative and cost-effective solutions to problems that are effective for the whole society, not just those traditionally represented.

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