The WFF and the Committee on the Status of Women in Medicine (SWIM) hosted a conversation with Sherree Wilson, Associate Dean for Cultural Affairs and Diversity Initiatives at the Carver College of Medicine (University of Iowa), and Judy Seidenstein, Chief Diversity Officer at Duke University School of Medicine.
Using their expertise in the field of diversity in academic medicine, Wilson and Seidenstein lead a discussion about best practices for defining and creating a culture in which everyone thrives, with an eye toward the community at the Yale School of Medicine. Click the links to view the CDO job description from Duke University and Ms. Seidenstein’s presentation.
You can view some of Wilson’s and Seidenstein’s primary sources here:
- “Chief Diversity Officers Assume Larger Leadership Role,” Witt/Kieffer, Summer 2011
- “The Role of the Chief Diversity Officer in Academic Health Centers,” Association of American Medical Colleges, November 2012
- “Creating a Competency Model for Diversity and Inclusion Practitioners,” Indra Lahiri, The Conference Board