The Pediatric Emergency Medicine and Race in Medicine SIGs have teamed up this year for what will be a dynamic joint session:  Journey To A Diverse and Equitable Workforce.   

This session is open to all faculty and trainees and we strongly encourage Department Chairs, Division Chiefs, Fellowship Program Directors, Residency Program Directors and other leaders in academic medicine to attend.  

 When/Where: Saturday May 5th 3p- 6p; Metro Toronto Convention Center Room 701 B
3:00 p   Welcome and Introductions 
3:10 p   State of Women and Underrepresented Minorities in the Academic PEM Workforce  (Dr. Tiffani Johnson, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia)
3:40 p   A View of Diversity from the Top (Dr. Bruder Stapleton,  Seattle Children's Hospital)
4:10 p   Diverse Career Development in PEM through a Health Equity Lens  (Dr. Joe Wright,  Howard University College of Medicine)
4:40 p   Break
4:50 p   Ludwig-Seidel/SIG Travel Awards Presentations  (Dr. Jennifer Marin, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh)
5:00 p   Onward and Upward: Overcoming the Challenges of Building A Diverse and Equitable Workforce
              (Panelists:  Drs. Rachel Stanley,  Nationwide Children's Hospital;  Drs. Stephen Teach and Monika Goyal, Children's National Hospital and Medical Center)5:35p   Lessons Learned (Drs. Angela Ellison, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and Caryn Rodgers,  Albert Einstein College of Medicine)
5:55p   Wrap-Up and Announcements (Drs. Elizabeth Alpern,  Lurie Children's Hospital and Jennifer Marin,  Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh)

We hope to see you there!

--Jennifer Marin--Elizabeth Alpern--Angela Ellison

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