Department of Medicine Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
- Curricular thread during residency regarding Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
- Quality improvement projects involving social determinants of health
- Yearly Common Read. This year's selection: How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi; discussions are then held MCW-wide. The faculty in the Department of Medicine donate books for the resident’s use.
- Inclusion Clinic
- Continuity Clinic at 16th Street Clinic. A community health clinic, largely serving a Latinx population, but also serves a low income community of diverse backgrounds
On Inclusion, Diversity, and Why Black Lives Matter Too: What our MCW Community BLM Protests Mean to our Colleagues of Color (PDF)
Leroy J. Seymour, MD, MS
Internal Medicine Resident, PGY1
Racism is a Public Health Crisis: When Will We Decide It Matters? (PDF)
Kristen Pallok, MD and Shaina Sekhri, MD
Internal Medicine Residents, PGY2
Authenticity, Selflessness, Courage, and Team (PDF)
Kathlyn Fletcher, MD, MA, Lily Littrell and Luke Littrell
- Structural Racism, Social Risk Factors, and Covid-19 — A Dangerous Convergence for Black Americans
- The Association of Paternal Race and Ethnicity with Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes in a Contemporary U.S. Cohort
- Racial and Ethnic Differences in Out-of-Pocket Expenses among Adults with Diabetes
- Perspectives of Fear as a Barrier to Self-Management in Non-Hispanic Black Men With Type 2 Diabetes
- Communication and Shared Decision Making in the Breast Cancer Treatment Consultation: A Comparative Analysis of English- and Spanish-Speaking Patients
- The Association of Socioeconomic Status with Receipt of Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy
- Community Breast Health Education for Immigrants and Refugees: Lessons Learned in Outreach Efforts to Reduce Cancer Disparities
- Medicare D Subsidies and Racial Disparities in Persistence and Adherence With Hormonal Therapy
- Racial differences in prevalence of coronary obstructions among men with positive nuclear imaging studies
- Clinical Outcomes by Race and Ethnicity in the Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial (SPRINT): A Randomized Clinical Trial
- Influence of metabolic syndrome and race on the relationship between intensive blood pressure control and cardiovascular outcomes in the SPRINT cohort
Department of Medicine
Department of Medicine Diversity & Inclusion Council
The Department of Medicine’s Diversity and Inclusion Council is dedicated to promoting a departmental culture of inclusivity, equity and diversity. The council strives to maintain a sense of equality by removing hierarchy, having open and honest discussions, sharing experiences and educating others. The council meets monthly to discuss ongoing goals towards improving current standards of recruitment regarding underrepresented backgrounds and create new strategies to attract and retain these individuals. The council also works to create a diverse and inclusive environment for all that work in the department of medicine.
Office of Diversity and Inclusion
At MCW, diversity is a source of strength. We practice equity and advance inclusion through who we are, what we do, and how we work to achieve excellence in our missions and knowledge changing life in all communities we serve.
Diversity and Inclusion Action Committee
The MCW Diversity and Inclusion Action Committee (DIAC) is dedicated to developing an institutional culture that fosters the recruitment, nurturing and retention of a diverse student body, trainees, staff and faculty that is reflective of our larger community. The committee engages in thoughtful discussions to propose initiatives and develop comprehensive strategies to facilitate equal opportunity and diversity in MCW’s educational, clinical and research programs and in our internal and external communities.
MCWAH Underrepresented in Medicine Committee
The Underrepresented in Medicine (URM) Committee is committed to promoting diversity at MCWAH and is here as a resource for residents and fellows. Through networking opportunities, community involvement and social activities, we are here to support your career development. The URM committee typically has meetings every other month (Thursdays at 6:00 pm). Any residents or fellows are welcome to attend.