Culture in Academic Medicine Series

The culture of academic medical institution impacts trainee education, faculty, staff and patient outcomes. Respectful environment facilitates learning, creates a sense of safety, and rewards professionalism. UCR SOM is committed to better understand and improve climate concerns and to engage faculty, staff and students at all levels in creating safe and respectful culture. The series provides an opportunities to discuss the interprofessional issues, generational and cultural divides in a respectful manner and offers a perspective on this challenging and complex topic.

Most activities listed have been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.

2022-2023 Topics and Speakers

All events will be held online.

November 17, 2022 at 5:30 p.m. 
Ann Cheney, Ph.D.
View the Presentation: Promoting Cultural Awareness, Professionalism, and Communication Skills in Medicine

December 8, 2022 at 5:30 p.m. 
Adwoa Osei, M.D.
View the Presentation: Having Difficult Conversations

January 12, 2023 at 5:30 p.m.
Chad Vercio, M.D. & Lawrence Loo, M.D.
View the Presentation: Generational Differences - Myth or Reality

February 9, 2023 at 5:30 p.m.
Michelle Daniel, M.D.
View the Presentation: Integrating Basic Science in the Clerkships: Innovative Strategies & Persistent Challenges

March 9, 2023 at 5:30 p.m.
Chad Vercio, M.D. & Lawrence Loo, M.D.
Developing Organizational and Team Resiliency

April 13, 2023 at 5:30 p.m. 
Mario Sims, Ph.D.
View the Presentation: Social and Psychosocial Determinants of Cardiovascular Disease

May 11, 2023 at 5:30 p.m. 
Gabrielle Pina, D.O.
View the Presentation: Like a Fly in the Buttermilk: Utilizing Narrative Stories to Foster Cross-cultural and Racial Connections in Mentoring Relationships

Visit our event archives page to see recordings of past presentations.