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.
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