Diversity Week

Diversity Week is a lunchtime lecture series that explores multiculturalism and effective health care delivery in the St. Louis community.

Medical students select the guest speakers and organize the week’s activities, which include student panel discussions and a multi-ethnic dinner.

2019 schedule

Monday, February 25

  • Lunch talk: “Challenges in Rural Healthcare” by Dr. Timothy McBride
  • Dinner: “Whose Streets”, Q&A with Alexis Templeton

Tuesday, February 26

  • Lunch talk: “Click-the-line”, moderated by Dr. Rachelle Smith
  • Dinner: Post “Click-the-line” discussion

Wednesday, February 27

  • Lunch talk: “Caring for Immigrant Populations”

Thursday, February 28

  • Lunch talk: “Desegregation of WUSM” by Dr. Edwin McCleskey
  • Dinner: Multicultural Potluck

Friday, March 1

  • Lunch talk: “Inclusivity and Accessibility in Healthcare: Caring for Patients with Disabilities”
  • Dinner: Shabbat Dinner

Saturday, March 2

  • Dinner: Dean Ross’ Residence