4th Annual Summer Research Summit: A Virtual Experience

CENTER OF EXCELLENCE IN HEALTH EQUITY, TRAINING AND RESEARCH

Strengthening Our Commitment to Racial and Social Justice to Improve Public Health


SAVE THE DATE

Thursday, May 20, 2021 - 9AM - 5PM


KEYNOTE SPEAKER

David A. Acosta, M.D. Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer Association of American Medical Colleges

ADDITIONAL SPEAKERS

  • Daytheon Sturges, MPAS, PA-C, CAHIMS, CHES - Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine & Associate Program Director of Regional Affairs, Justice, Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion (JEDI), MEDEX Northwest, University of Washington School of Medicine
  • Margo Hill, JD, MURP - Assistant Professor, Department of Geography, Anthropology & Planning & Associate Director of Small, Urban, Rural and Tribal Center on Mobility (SURTCOM), Eastern Washington University & Collaborating Partner, Native American Health Sciences, Washington State University
  • Ali Abbas Asghar-Ali, MD - Associate Professor & Director of Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship, Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Baylor College of Medicine Associate Director for Education, South Central Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center (MIRECC) Director of Electroconvulsive Therapy Services, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center
  • Jeniffer Dolinta, MS, RN, PCCN-K, NPD-BC, CNE RN - Education Specialist, Nursing and Patient Education, Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center, CHI St. Luke’s Health
  • SheaLynn M. Foley, MBA-HCM, MSN, RN NPD-BC RN - Education Specialist, Nursing and Patient Education, Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center, CHI St. Luke’s Health
  • Frank Houghton PhD, MPHe, MA, MSc, MA, CGeog (GIS), FHEA, FRGS - Lecturer and Public Health Geographer, Department of Applied Social Sciences, Limerick Institute of Technology
  • Mary Ann Keogh Hoss, PhD, CTRS, FACHE, FDRT - Professor and Program Director, Department of Public Health and Health Administration, College of Health Sciences and Public Health, Eastern Washington University
  • Kelly Shipman, MS, CCRP - Clinical Research Coordinator III, Center for Palliative Care and Resilience, Seattle Children’s Hospital
  • Maeve O’Donnell, PhD, MA - Postdoctoral Scholar in Clinical and Translational Research, Center for Palliative Care and Resilience, Seattle Children’s Hospital
  • Alison O’Daffer, BA - Clinical Research Coordinator II, Center for Palliative Care and Resilience, Seattle Children’s Hospital
  • Kiswa Rahman, BS - in Medical Anthropology Candidate, University of Washington

AGENDA

  • 8 - 9 a.m. Registration
  • 9 - 9:15 a.m. Welcome
  • 9:15 - 10:15 a.m. Plenary Session
  • 10:30 - 11:30 p.m. Concurrent Sessions
    • Advancing Social Equity through Professional Development and Practice Environment
    • The Account of Centuries of Persecution and Racism of the American Indian / Alaskan Native: Its Impact on Health Status and Outcomes Today
    • Design and Testing of Mobile Health Applications to Improve Non-Communicable Disease
    • Health Literacy among Vulnerable Populations in India Health Equity Research Showcase & Poster Competition
  • 12 - 1 p.m. Keynote Speaker David A. Acosta, M.D., Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, Association of American Medical Colleges
  • 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. Health Equity Research Showcase & Poster Judging for Health Equity Research Showcase
  • 3:45 - 4:45 p.m. Plenary Session
  • 4:45 - 5 p.m. Closing Remarks, Awards and Announcements

OTHER ACTIVITIES

  • Health Equity Research Showcase
  • Plenary and Breakout Sessions
  • Networking Opportunities
  • Pre-Summit Student and Trainee Research Day: Addressing Health Equity during the COVID-19 pandemic (Wednesday, May 19, 2021)

AUDIENCE

This program is intended for both Baylor College of Medicine and external audiences interested in advancing health equity and diversity and inclusion in healthcare including healthcare providers and trainees, biomedical scientists, social workers, nurses, individuals involved in talent acquisition and development such as hiring managers (HR professionals), supervisors, college and hospital affiliate leadership and administrators, and diversity and inclusion practitioners.

NOW ACCEPTING CONFERENCE SESSION PROPOSALS AND ABSTRACT SUBMISSIONS
Accepted abstracts will be published!

REGISTRATION FEE

  • Physicians/Other Healthcare professionals/Biomedical Scientists (faculty, educators, private practice, government, etc.)  - $50
  • Resident/Postdoctoral Fellows/Staff - $25
  • Students - $25

ACCREDITATION/CREDIT DESIGNATION

Physician

Baylor College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Baylor College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The presentation, It Stops with Me. Speaking Up Against Microaggressions: An Upstander Training, has been designated by Baylor College of Medicine for 1.00 credit of education in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.

Social Work

Baylor College of Medicine, Division of Continuing Professional Development (License Number 7270) is an approved continuing education provider for Social Workers through the Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners. This activity has been approved for 4.00 continuing education units.

Nursing

Texas Children’s Hospital is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This nursing continuing professional development activity awards up to 4.0 contact hours.


CONTACT INFORMATION

One Baylor Plaza, MS:411

Houston, TX 77030

713-798-2418

healthequity@bcm.edu