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Calendar of Events

2020 - 2021 Academic year

If you would like your event included on our calendar please email the details to student.affairs@rosalindfranklin.edu

*Student Organization

Month

Event

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August
6 Common Read: Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the Present Office of Diversity and Inclusion
6 Diversity and Equity Educational Series - Staff & Faculty Office of Diversity and Inclusion
27 Townhall: PMP Program College of Health Professions
September

Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 - October 15)
3 Vigil: Stand with Our Community in Kenosha Division of Student Affairs and Inclusion
3 President's Diversity and Inclusion Taskforce Townhall  
10 5th annual RFU Women in Science & Healthcare (virtual) Symposium Women in Science and Healthcare (WiSH)
17 Common Read: The Good Lord Bird Office of Diversity and Inclusion
21 Diversity and Equity Educational Series - Students Office of Diversity and Inclusion
21 Diversity and Equity Educational Series - Staff & Faculty Office of Diversity and Inclusion
22 ICC Lunch & Learn Series: The Intersections of History, Systemic Racism, and Medicine Virtual Open Forum - Presented by Dr. Heather Kind-Keppel * Interprofessional Clinic Initiative (ICI/ICC)
25 Cafecito Office of Diversity and Inclusion
29 Common Read: The Good Lord Bird Office of Diversity and Inclusion
30 Black Excellence in Music Series *Pacemakers
October

Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 - October 15)
1 What Does the Term Latinx Have to do With You? The Politics of Naming Latina/o/x/* Students - Presented by Cristobal Salinas Jr., Ph. D. *Latino Medical Student Association (LMSA)

Office of Diversity and Inclusion

Division of Institutional Advancement
2 Virtual People of Color (POC) Luncheon Office of Diversity and Inclusion
5 Diversity and Equity Educational Series - Students Office of Diversity and Inclusion
5 Diversity and Equity Educational Series - Staff & Faculty Office of Diversity and Inclusion
7 Addressing Disparities in Breast Cancer Mortality Through Community and Clinical Navigation Programs: Presented by Charlotte Picard, MSc, Epidemiologist II *American Medical Women’s Association (AMWA)
9 Cafecito Office of Diversity and Inclusion
14 Common Read: The Good Lord Bird Office of Diversity and Inclusion
14 Sexual Orientation, Gender Identities, Implicit Bias and Medical School Curriculum - Presented by Carey Roth Bayer, EdD Academic Learning Environment, CMS
15 Hablando Junt@s: Person-Centered Language in non-English Health Communication - Presented by Pilar Ortega, MD *Latino Medical Student Association (LMSA)

Office of Diversity and Inclusion

Division of Institutional Advancement
19 Diversity and Equity Educational Series - Students Office of Diversity and Inclusion
19 Diversity and Equity Educational Series - Staff & Faculty Office of Diversity and Inclusion
19 Hispanic/Latinx Health Issues and Disparities in the United States Chicago Medical School, Office of Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion, Academic Learning Environment
22 The Journey to Becoming a Healthcare Provider: The African American Male Experience- Damian Evans Office of Diversity and Inclusion
22 CMS Health Disparities and Equity in Healthcare & Medical Education Journal Club - "Identification of Racial Inequalities in Access to Specialized Inpatient Heart Failure Care at an Academic Medical Center"  Office of Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion, Academic Learning Environment, and CMS Health Disparities and Equity in Medical Education Task Force
23 Cafecito Office of Diversity and Inclusion
26 Reflections on Race and Medicine in the Year of COVID-19 and Nationwide Protests- Presented by Damon Tweedy, MD Chicago Medical School, Office of Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion, Academic Learning Environment
29 Common Read: The Good Lord Bird Office of Diversity and Inclusion
30 Community Conversation: Election Fatigue Office of Diversity and Inclusion
November

Native American Heritage Month
1 Dia De Los Muertos Zoom Event: SCPM Class of 2024 SCPM Class of 2024 Class Council
2 Dia del Los Muertos/Day of the Dead Latino Medical Student Association (LMSA)

Office of Diversity and Inclusion
2 Diversity and Equity Educational Series - Students Office of Diversity and Inclusion
2 Diversity and Equity Educational Series - Staff & Faculty Office of Diversity and Inclusion
11/4 - 12/4 Native American Heritage Month: REDress Project Exhibit Office of Diversity and Inclusion

Division of Institutional Advancement
4 Community Conversation: Day After the Election Office of Diversity and Inclusion
5 The Both/And: Centering Cultural Humility and Cultural Competency in Our Everday Practice- Dr. Leilani Kupo Office of Diversity and Inclusion
6 Community Conversation: Post-Election Discussion and Debrief Office of Diversity and Inclusion
9 - 13 Veterans Week: Fitness Challenge *Student Veterans Association

Office of Diversity and Inclusion

Division of Institutional Advancement

Campus Safety
9 - 13 Veterans Week: Donation Drive *Student Veterans Association

Office of Diversity and Inclusion

Division of Institutional Advancement

Campus Safety
10 Veterans Week: Veteran Suicide Prevention Training *Student Veterans Association

Office of Diversity and Inclusion

Division of Institutional Advancement

Campus Safety
11 Veterans Week: Wreath-Laying Ceremony Live Stream *Student Veterans Association

Office of Diversity and Inclusion

Division of Institutional Advancement

Campus Safety


11 Veterans Week: NYC Veterans Day National Virtual Parade *Student Veterans Association

Office of Diversity and Inclusion

Division of Institutional Advancement

Campus Safety
16 Diversity and Equity Educational Series - Students Office of Diversity and Inclusion
16 Diversity and Equity Educational Series - Staff & Faculty Office of Diversity and Inclusion
17 Peer Mentoring Program Meet and Greet Office of Diversity and Inclusion
18 Native American Well-Being: Health Disparities and Solutions ALE Office of Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion
19 Journal Club - Health Disparities and Equity in Healthcare & Medical Education- "Training to Reduce LGBTQ-related Bias Among Medical, Nursing, and Dental Students and Providers: a Systemic Review" Chicago Medical School, Office of Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion, Academic Learning Environment

CMS Health Disparities and Equity in Medical Education Task force
20 Cafecito Office of Diversity and Inclusion
20 Native American Heritage Month: Mental Health and Indigenous Perspectives Office of Diversity and Inclusion

Division of Institutional Advancement
23 Native American Heritage Month - Education as Assimilation: The Impact of Colonization on Native Students  Office of Diversity and Inclusion

Division of Institutional Advancement
30 Diversity and Equity Educational Series - Staff & Faculty Office of Diversity and Inclusion
30 Health Inequities in the Ranks: The Impact of Healthcare Disparities on Those Serving our Country - Speaker: Evelyn Lewis, MD '83, MA, FAAFP, DABDA ALE Office of Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion

December


2 Structural Injustice and Healthcare Disparities Master Teacher Guild
3 Empowering Ability Panel Academic Support

Office of Diversity and Inclusion
4 Cafecito Office of Diversity and Inclusion
10 Behind the REDress Project: Dr. Heather Kind-Keppel Office of Diversity and Inclusion

Division of Institutional Advancement
10 From Concept to Action: Chasing Equity in Medicine - Speaker Esther Choo, MD MPH Women in Science and Healthcare (WiSH)
17 CMS Health Disparities and Equity in Healthcare & Medical Education Journal Club- "Structural Racism in Precision Medicine: Leaving No One Behind" Chicago Medical School, Office of Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion, Academic Learning Environment

CMS Health Disparities and Equity in Medical Education Task force
18 Cafecito Office of Diversity and Inclusion
January



6 Common Read: Braiding Sweetgrass Office of Diversity and Inclusion
8 EDIC's Virtual Breakfast Office of Diversity and Inclusion

Employee Diversity and Inclusion Committee
14 Cafecito Office of Diversity and Inclusion

*Salud Ofrecida A Latinos (SOL)

*Latino Medical Student Association (LMSA)
19 Virtual Film Screening Office of Diversity and Inclusion
20 Common Read: Braiding Sweetgrass Office of Diversity and Inclusion
25 Virtual Tour of the MLK National Historic Site Academic Learning Environment Office of Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion
28 Cafecito  Office of Diversity and Inclusion

*Salud Ofrecida A Latinos (SOL)

*Latino Medical Student Association (LMSA)
28 Anti-Racism In Healthcare and Free Clinics Workshop with New Life Volunteering Society New Life Volunteering Society
29 CMS Health Disparities and Equity in Healthcare & Medical Education Journal Club- "Medical Students' Perceptions of and Responses to Health Care Disparities During Clinical Clerkships"  Chicago Medical School, Office of Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion, Academic Learning Environment

CMS Health Disparities and Equity in Medical Education Task force
February

 

Black History Month
1 Black History Month Week Celebration: Train with SNMA *Student National Medical Association (SNMA)
3 Black History Month Celebration Week: An Evening with Black Doctors *Student National Medical Association (SNMA)

*Student National Pharmaceutical Association (SNPHA)

*Student National Podiatric Medical Association (SNPMA)
3 Common Read: Braiding Sweetgrass Office of Diversity and Inclusion
4 SNMA & AANS Present Dr. Odette Harris, M.D, MPH for Black History Month *Student National Medical Association (SNMA)

*American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS)
5 Black History Month with SNMA: Cooking Jambalaya with Derek Owens *Student National Medical Association (SNMA)
8 W.E.B Du Bois and the Matter of Black Life - Speaker: Charisse Burden-Stelly, Ph.D. Office of Diversity and Inclusion
9  Mind the Gap *Student National Medical Association (SNMA)

*Student National Pharmaceutical Association (SNPHA)

*Student National Podiatric Medical Association (SNPMA)
10 How Racism and Sexism Squash Talent and Slow Progress in STEM - Speaker: Namandjé N. Bumpus, PhD Women in Science and Healthcare (WiSH)
10 Overcoming the Odds Office of Diversity and Inclusion

*Orthopedic Interest Group

*Student National Medical Association (SNMA)
11 Cafecito  Office of Diversity and Inclusion

*Salud Ofrecida A Latinos (SOL)

*Latino Medical Student Association (LMSA)
17 Common Read: Braiding Sweetgrass Office of Diversity and Inclusion
17 Faculty Development Grand Round: Meeting the Health Needs of Refugees and Asylum Seekers Faculty Development Grand Round
18 CMS Health Disparities and Equity in Healthcare & Medical Education Journal Club - "Misrepresenting Race - The Role of Medical Schools in Propagating Physician Bias" Chicago Medical School, Office of Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion, Academic Learning Environment

CMS Health Disparities and Equity in Medical Education Task force
22 COVID-19: The Great Disruptor - Presented by Stephanie A. Whyte, MD '96 Chicago Medical School, Office of Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion
22 Movie Night and Discussion Office of Diversity and Inclusion
23 A Discussion About Microaggressions Office of Diversity and Inclusion
March
Women's History Month
10 Common Read: Caste Office of Diversity and Inclusion
April Sexual Assault Awareness Month
     
May
Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month
     
June
Pride Month
     
July