Inclusion 2021

For Inclusion 2021, we’ll be hosting a year-long, virtual celebration with engaging monthly programming and events.

We’ll be kicking off Inclusion 2021 with Black History Month Grand Rounds. Throughout the month of February, we’ll host four outstanding Black speakers who will address important topics ranging from health disparities to the politics of representation.

More information on our 2021 Inclusion series will be shared in the coming weeks.

Upcoming Events

Grand Rounds

April 14, 2021

The Invisibility of Anti-Asian American racism

8:00 - 9:00 a.m.

Zoom information will be sent out before the event. To join our email list, contact

Michael C. Lu MD, MS, MPH - Dean, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley

Video recording will be available after the event on our YouTube channel

Past Events

February 3, 2021

Adversity and Cardiovascular Disease: Mapping Sociobiological Mechanisms and Precision Health Interventions

Michelle Albert, MD, MPH - Director of the CeNter for the StUdy of AdveRsiTy and CardiovascUlaR DiseasE (NURTURE Center) and Associate Dean of Admissions for UCSF School of Medicine, and President of the Association of Black Cardiologists, Inc.

February 17, 2021

Delivering on DEI - Moving Beyond Pipelines to Accountability and Measurable Change

Carla Pugh, MD, PhD - Professor of Surgery and Director of the Technology Enabled Clinical Improvement (T.E.C.I.) Center at Stanford

Hannah Valantine, MD, MBBS - Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) and Director of the Team Science Initiative at Stanford

Terrance Mayes, MS, PhD - Associate Dean for Equity and Strategic Initiatives, and the Executive Director of the Commission on Justice and Equity at Stanford

Tamara Dunn, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine (Hematology) at Stanford

March 10, 2021

WellMD Update: Stanford Efforts to Promote Physician Well-being

Tait Shanafelt, MD - Director of the Stanford WellMD Center, Chief Wellness Officer for Stanford Medicine

February 10, 2021

Diversity is the Ultimate ‘Anti-Racism’ Statement

Quinn Capers, MD, FACC, FSCAI - Associate Dean for Faculty Diversity and Vice-Chair for Diversity and Inclusion in the Department of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern

February 24, 2021

The Politics of Representation: On Diversity, Inclusion and Justice

Rhea Boyd, MD, MPH - Pediatrician and Child and Community Health Advocate, Palo Alto Medical Foundation and UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland

February 11, 2021

Foods From Around the World: Sharing Pictures, Recipes, and Stories

Join the Department of Medicine community for an afternoon of sharing pictures, recipes, and stories.


March 3, 2021

Structural Competence: A Pathway to Kidney Health Equity

Deidra Crews, MD, ScM - Associate Vice Chair for Diversity and Inclusion and Associate Professor of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University Department of Medicine


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