Black Doctors as a Significant Workforce in Health, SUNY Downstate panel 5/12/16

Twenty-five percent of the US population is black or Hispanic, while only 15% percent of doctors are black or Hispanic, according to the Robin Wood Johnson Foundation.* The Downstate community is invited to join a discussion on the importance of this topic as it relates to the field of medicine.

*Browse AAMC diversity data, here.

Downstate Dialogues
Health Science Education Building
Lecture Hall 1A
Thursday, May 12, 2016
1:30-2:30 pm

Panelists
Moro Salifu, MD, MBA, MPH, FACP, Chair of the Department of Medicine, Chief of the Division of Nephrology and Director of the Kidney Transplant Program at SUNY Downstate
Romain Branch, MD, Residency Program Director for the Department of Psychiatry
Temitope Jose, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine
Michael A. Joseph, PhD, MPH, Interim Chair, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, and Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Deborah Reede, MD, Professor and Chair of the Department of Radiology

Presented in cooperation with the Brooklyn Health Disparities Center, a partnership of the Arthur Ashe Institute for Urban Health and the Office of the Brooklyn Borough President

Downstate Dialogues is the Downstate chapter of White Coats for Black Lives

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