APPD’s Commitment to Confronting Racism

APPD’s Commitment to Confronting Racism

VIEW FROM THE ASSOCIATION OF PEDIATRIC PROGRAM DIRECTORS

Dismantling Racism: Association of Pediatric Program Directors’ Commitment to Action

Rebecca Blankenburg, MD, MPH; Patricia Poitevien, MD, MSc; Javier Gonzalez del Rey, MD, MEd; Megan Aylor, MD;
John Frohna, MD, MPH; Heather McPhillips, MD, MPH; Linda Waggoner-Fountain, MD; Laura Degnon, CAE

Academic Pediatrics 2020; 20:1051-1053

 

FEBRUARY 15, 2021

Statement from the APPD Board of Directors in support of BIPOC Program Directors

 

APPD’s Confronting Racism Action Plan and Dashboard

APPD's Confronting Racism Action Plan and Dashboard

 

APPD and APA PHM Leadership SIG Confronting Racism Virtual Cafes

Led by APPD and APA PHM Leadership SIG Series Team

Emma Omoruyi, Tye Winters, Aisha Barber, Francisco Alvarez, Michael Bryant, and Becky Blankenburg

Third Thursday each month, 4-5pm EST

 

Thursday, June 17, 2020:  DEI – Perspectives from Two Institutional Leaders

  • Dr. Cora-Bramble (Chief Diversity Officer, Children’s National)
  • Dr. Hanna Song (Chief Diversity Officer, CHLA)

 

Thursday, May 20, 2021:  Systemic Racism Needs a Systematic Approach: Using QI as Framework to Promote Equity

  • Meghan Drayton Jackson DO, MBOE, CPPS
    Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics
    Indiana University School of Medicine
    Medical Director, Hematology Program
    Director, Hem/Onc/BMT Quality Council
    Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Riley Hospital for Children

 

Thursday, April 15, 2021:  Strategies for Increasing UIM Representation in GME Trainees and Faculty (Part 2)

  • Samir Shah, MD, MSCE (Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center)
  • Lahia Yemane, MD (Stanford University)

 

Thursday, March 18, 2021:  Strategies for Increasing UIM Representation in GME Trainees and Faculty

  • Samir Shah, MD, MSCE (Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center)
  • Lahia Yemane, MD (Stanford University)

 

Thursday, February 18, 2021: The Role of Medicine in Systems of Oppression in America

  • Ashley Bennett, MD (Children's Hospital of Los Angeles)
  • Yendi Linares, MD (Children's Hospital of Los Angeles)


Thursday, February 4, 2021: Update on APPD Confronting Racism Plans

  • Becky Blankenburg, MD, MPH (APPD President)

Presentation Slides

 

Thursday, January 21, 2021: Everyday Allyship: From Introspection to Impact

  • Melissa Klitzman, MD (Indiana University School of Medicine)
  • Janine Zee-Cheng, MD (Indiana University School of Medicine)

 

Thursday, December 17, 2020: Cognitive Bias: Implicit and Explicit

  • Ray Bignall, MD (Nationwide Children’s Hospital)

 

Thursday, November 19, 2020: Microaggressions

  • Courtney Gilliam, MD (Seattle Children’s Hospital)
  • Patricia Poitevien, MD (Brown Hasbro Children’s Hospital)
  • Christopher Russell, MD (CHLA)

 

Thursday, October 15, 2020: Self Awareness: Personal and Work Culture Assessment

  • Gabrina Dixon, MD, MEd (Children’s National)

 

Thursday, September 17, 2020: How to Be a Healthcare Antiracist

  • Brittani James, MD (UIC)

 

Thursday, August 20, 2020: The Trainee of Color Experience: How We Build Space & Community

  • Courtney Gilliam, MD (Seattle Children’s Hospital)

 

Thursday, July 17, 2020: Update on APPD Confronting Racism Plans

  • Becky Blankenburg, MD, MPH (APPD President)

 

Thursday, June 18, 2020: Dismantling Hurdles: A Path Forward for UIM Pediatric Applicants

  • Rebecca Fenton, MD (Lurie Children’s Hospital)
  • Adrienne Smallwood, MD (Baylor Children’s Hospital)

 

Thursday, May 7, 2020: Health Disparities and COVID, and How We Engage Residents and Fellows in Addressing Them

  • Rhea Boyd, MD (Palo Alto Medical Foundation)
  • Shaquita Bell, MD (Seattle Children’s Hospital)