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"Bridge Over Troubled Waters: Crossing the Cultural Divide to Talk About Race & Racism in Academic Medicine" - David Acosta, M.D.

Start Date: 01/11/2018
End Date: 01/11/2018
Start Time: 4:00 PM
End Time: 5:00 PM
Location: Florida State University College of Medicine
City: Tallahassee
Directions:

Directions to the College of Medicine Metered visitor parking for this event is available on the lower level of parking garage #3, No. 4006 on the Map of FSU Campus. Note that the meters accept quarters only.
 

Event Type: Grand Rounds
Event Host: Jonathan Appelbaum, M.D., FACP, AAHIVS, Chair, Department of Clinical Sciences and the Council for Diversity and Inclusion
Event Sponsor: Division of Research & Graduate Programs
Introduction:

David Acosta, M.D., Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer for the Association of American Medical Colleges, Associate Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Inclusion at UC Davis Health.

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Description:

As chief diversity and inclusion officer, David A. Acosta, MD, provides strategic vision and leadership for the AAMC’s diversity and inclusion activities across the medical education community, and leads the association’s Diversity Policy and Programs unit.

A physician of family medicine, Dr. Acosta joined the AAMC from the University of California (UC), Davis School of Medicine where he served as senior associate dean for equity, diversity, and inclusion and associate vice chancellor for diversity and inclusion and chief diversity officer for UC Davis Health System. He previously served as the inaugural chief diversity officer at the University of Washington (UW) School of Medicine, where he established a rural health fellowship program for Tacoma Family Medicine, a residency program affiliated with the UW Department of Family Medicine.

Dr. Acosta received his bachelor’s degree in biology from Loyola University and earned his medical degree from the University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at Community Hospital of Sonoma County in Santa Rosa, Calif., and a faculty development fellowship at the UW Department of Family Medicine.

 

This live activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of The Medical Educational Council of Pensacola and Florida State University College of Medicine. MECOP is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


The Medical Educational Council of Pensacola designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


 

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Contact Name: Emily Keeney
Contact Email: emily.keeney@med.fsu.edu  
Contact Phone: 850-645-9184
Contact Fax: 850-644-2168

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