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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  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 From Concept to Action: Chasing Equity in Medicine - Speaker Esther Choo, MD MPH Women in Science and Healthcare (WiSH)
18 Cafecito Office of Diversity and Inclusion
January
     
February
Black History Month
10 How Racism and Sexism Squash Talent and Slow Progress in STEM - Speaker: Namandjé N. Bumpus, PhD Women in Science and Healthcare (WiSH)
March
Women's History Month
     
April Sexual Assault Awareness Month
     
May
Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month
     
June
Pride Month
     
July