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DOM Medicine Grand Rounds: Transforming Science and Health Care Delivery to Achieve Health Equity

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Friday, June 09, 2023
8:00 am - 9:00 am
Consuelo H. Wilkins, MD, MSCI
Medicine Grand Rounds

Former Duke resident and health equity thought leader, Consuelo H. Wilkins, MD, MSCI, returns to campus to deliver the 2023 Clipp-Speer Medical Grand Rounds on Friday, June 9.

Dr. Wilkins is a tenured professor of Medicine, senior vice president and senior associate dean for Health Equity and Inclusive Excellence at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and a nationally recognized physician-scientist focusing on integrating social, cultural, and environmental factors into clinical and translational research.

Learning objectives for the lecture include: discussion of academic medicine's historical and ongoing role in creating and maintaining systems that contribute to health inequities; approaches to disaggregating data by sociodemographic factors and apply to address inequities in health; strategies for conducting clinical research that is scientifically just and inclusive; and the importance of accountability within academic medicine's leadership to drive equitable and inclusive policies and initiatives.