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Medicine Grand Rounds - Emerging as an Equity-Minded Academic Health Center Through Inclusion Excellence: The Next Generation of Diversity Work for Academic Medicine

This presentation outlines the need for a strong, safe and supportive strategic plan for diversity and inclusion. Dr. Acosta encourages participants to identify exclusionary practices within an office or department and promotes the development and enforcement of policies that prevent mistreatment of individuals by colleagues and peers. He describes what an inclusive environment looks like and how to practice conscious inclusion in the workplace.

Activity Details
Start Date: September 7, 2018
End Date: September 7, 2020
Link: View Presentation
Presenter
  • David A. Acosta, MD, FAAFP 
    Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer 
    Association of American Medical Colleges
    Washington, DC

    David A. Acosta, MD provides strategic vision and leadership for the AAMC’s diversity and inclusion activities across the medical education community, and leads the association’s Diversity Policy and Programs unit.

    A physician of family medicine, Dr. Acosta joined the AAMC after serving as the senior associate dean for equity, diversity, and inclusion at the University of California (UC) Davis School of Medicine, and the associate vice chancellor for diversity and inclusion and chief diversity officer for UC Davis Health System.  He previously served as the inaugural chief diversity officer at the University of Washington (UW) School of Medicine, where he established a rural health fellowship program for Tacoma Family Medicine.

    Dr. Acosta received his bachelor’s degree in biology from Loyola University and earned his medical degree from the UC Irvine School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at Community Hospital of Sonoma County in Santa Rosa, California, and a faculty development fellowship at the UW Department of Family Medicine.

Registration

There is no fee for this activity, but to receive credit you must register online and complete the online Attestation and Evaluation form (you must register to access this form).

Learning Outcome

At the conclusion of this learning activity, participants will be able to define equity-minded leadership and its role in achieving the next generation of diversity and inclusion work in academic medicine and strategize on how to achieve inclusion excellence in a department and/or institution.

Accreditation

Dartmouth-Hitchcock is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Requirements for Successful Completion

In order to receive credit for this Continuing Medical Education (CME) activity, you must:

  • View the entire presentation
  • Complete the online Attestation of Attendance & Evaluation Form (you must register to access).
Speaker Disclosure

In accordance with the disclosure policy of Dartmouth-Hitchcock/Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth as well as standards set forth by the Accreditation Council on Continuing Medical Education and the Nursing Continuing Education Council standards set forth by the American Nurses Credentialing Center Commission on Accreditation, continuing medical education and nursing education activity director(s), planning committee member(s), speaker(s), author(s) or anyone in a position to control the content have been asked to disclose any financial relationship* they have to a commercial interest (any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on patients). Such disclosure is not intended to suggest or condone bias in any presentation, but is elicited to provide participants with information that might be of potential importance to their evaluation of a given activity.

The following Activity Physician Director(s), planning committee member(s), speaker(s), author(s) or anyone in a position to control the content for Emerging as an Equity-Minded Academic Health Center Through Inclusion Excellence: The Next Generation of Diversity Work for Academic Medicine (Medicine Grand Rounds) have reported the following financial interest or relationship* with various companies/organizations. The Activity Director and Planning Committee member roles were resolved by altering the individual’s control over content about the products or services of the commercial interest by the Associate Dean for CME and the Department of Medicine Chair. All potential conflict(s) were resolved.

* Kelly Kieffer, MD ~ her spouse is a consultant for OcculoBio. 

* Richard I. Rothstein, MD ~ has research support from Baranova (research grant to Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center) and has other financial interest from Takeda. 

Other planning committee member(s), speaker(s), activity director(s), author(s) or anyone in a position to control the content for this program report no financial interest or relationship* with any company(ies) or organizations whose product may be germane to the content of their presentations.

*A “financial interest or relationship" refers to an equity position, receipt of royalties, consultantship, funding by a research grant, receiving honoraria for educational services elsewhere, or to any other relationship to a company that provides sufficient reason for disclosure, in keeping with the spirit of the stated policy.

Provider Contact Information

Provider contact information for questions regarding accreditation of the activity:

Center for Learning and Professional Development
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
clpd.support@hitchcock.org


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