American College Of Surgeons - Inspiring Quality: Highest Standards, Better Outcomes

Session Code: PS122
Title: Initiates' Program: Celebrating Racial, Ethnic and Gender Diversity: Where We Are and Where We Need To Be
Date and Time of Session: Monday, October 23: 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Description: General Surgery and surgical specialties have much to be proud of in advancing racial, ethnic, and gender diversity in resident training and surgical practice. Opportunities for improvement remain. These opportunities will be discussed in the context of disparities in surgical care and different conceptual frameworks proposed to help remediate such disparities.
CME Credit Hours: 1.5
Webcast Package Available: No
Audio Package Available: No
Ethics (ETH), Residents / Medical Students (RES-MED)
Credit to Address Regulatory Mandates:
Cultural Competency
Sponsored By:
Young Fellows Association, Resident and Associate Society
Program Participants:
Joseph V. Sakran, MD, MPH, MPA, FACS
Nicolas J. Mouawad, MD MPH MBA FACS
Speaker Enriching Surgery through Diversity: A Chair's Perspective
Robert S. D. Higgins, MD, MSHA
Speaker Gender Equality in Medicine: Collaborating for Success
Mary E. Klingensmith, MD, FACS
Speaker Identifying Barriers and Challenges of Diversity: A Recipe Moving Forward
Michaela West, MD, PhD, FACS
Panel Discussion