3rd Annual Black History Month Speaker Series: Overcoming Barriers to Advance Equity at UCLA
The UCLA Health Annual Black History Month Speaker Series is dedicated to honoring Black Bruins who are furthering equity in education and medicine. During the third annual event, an esteemed panel of UCLA alumni shared their personal and professional journeys to advance equity and justice in medicine and higher education.
The panelists included:
- Dr. Langston Holly, MD, professor, co-vice chair of clinical affairs for the Department of Neurosurgery, David Geffen School of Medicine
- Dr. Yolanda Gorman, PhD, MBA, senior advisor to the chancellor and chief of staff, UCLA
- Dr. Gail E. Wyatt, PhD, clinical psychologist, board-certified sex therapist, professor of psychiatry and biobehavioral sciences at the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Behavior, UCLA
- Jerome Crawford, director of performance excellence, interim chief of staff of quality, UCLA Health
The full recording of this event can be viewed here.
AAPI Issues in Healthcare and the Community - Focusing on National Healthcare Trends and the Rise in Asian Hate Crimes
To celebrate Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, a discussion was held about AAPI Issues in Healthcare and the Community. The conversation focused on national healthcare trends and the rise in Asian hate crimes.
The event was created by the DGSOM at UCLA, Dean’s Office, Office of Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, and the AAPI Alliance.
Dr. Daniel Lu, UCLA Neurosurgeon and Vice Chair of Research, serves as the Chair for the AAPI Alliance.