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MLK Week: Update on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at the School of Medicine

12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
Zoom (Virtual), 660 S. Euclid Ave., St. Louis, MO 63110
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This event is part of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration Week. It is free and is open to everyone. The conference will be virtual this year due to COVID-19 distancing restrictions. Registration is not required. This event will be recorded and available for later viewing.

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MLK Week 2021 will conclude with Dr. Sherree Wilson, Associate Vice Chancellor and Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Washington University School of Medicine, sharing the current state of diversity, equity and inclusion work on the Medical Campus. She is excited to share updates about recent successes and provide an overview of what is ahead. This is a great opportunity to learn more about the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and how you can support our work on campus.


“We are now faced with the fact that tomorrow is today. We are confronted with the fierce urgency of now.”
— Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.


Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all Washington University School of Medicine sponsored events.  If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this event, please contact the Washington University School of Medicine Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in advance at 314-273-2809 or MedDEI@wustl.edu.

This event is brought to you by the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and the Office of Diversity Programs with a special thanks to the MLK Week 2021 committee members: Vicky Braun (WUSM IM- Gastroenterology), Joel Dalton (WUSM Diversity Programs, Biology & Biomedical Science) Rosie Jones (WUSM Diversity Programs, Biology & Biomedical Science), Valerie Joyner (Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion), Dorian Pierce (BJCMG Access Center, WUSM Otolaryngology), Liz Riggs (WUSM Diversity Programs), Poli Rijos (WU Center for Community Health Partnership and Research Institute for Public Health),  Erin Stampp (Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion), James Zerkel (WUSM Becker Medical Library)