Chats for Change | National Edition

Following this spring’s Subway Summit Webinar Series session titled, Racism: American Medicine’s Fatal Flawwe created Chats for Change sessions that were available to all in the medical education and health care communities—like the ones listed below. 

We invite you to share these sessions widely with your colleagues to join us in these national conversations on racism, privilege, and equity. 

December 2020

Colorblindness: “I don’t see color; I just see people.” 

What is at stake when a medical school and individuals deny, or are oblivious to, the impact of race, racism, and racial inequality?

Wednesday, December 9 | 12-1 pm EST | Join us on Zoom.  

January 2021

***National Day of Racial Healing

The fifth annual National Day of Racial Healing is a day set aside to share truth, deepen relationships and build trust in order to create a more just and equitable world. Join the Mount Sinai community in a virtual dialogue about how we heal and learn about the Mount Sinai #HowWeHeal campaign. The W.K. Kellogg Foundation will mark the day with a three-hour livestream event on their YouTube channel from 9 am to 12 pm EST.

Co-hosted: The Department of Medical Education, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, the Office of Wellbeing and Resilience, and the Office of Spiritual Care
Tuesday, January 19 | 12-1 pm |  Join us on Zoom.  


Stereotype Threat 

Are you at risk of confirming, as a self-characteristic, a negative stereotype about your racial or ethnic identity group? Do you unconsciously set up conditions that reinforce and perpetuate negative stereotypes? Join us as we reflect on and engage in a dialogue about strategies that reduce stereotype threat.

Wednesday, January 20 | 12-1 pm EST | Join us on Zoom.  

February 2021

Privilege and Oppression: Two Sides of the Same Coin

Systematic targeting and marginalization doesn’t happen randomly or by chance. Privilege is doled out according to a fixed, pre-determined system, one which by definition does damage to other people. In thinking about the “two faces” of privilege and oppression, how have you seen power, privilege and oppression operate in your medical school?

Wednesday, February 17 | 12-1 pm EST | Join us on Zoom.  

March 2021

Moving from Awareness to Action

To create change, we must shift from awareness to action. How can we reimagine the future state and actively work towards dismantling racism in medicine.

Wednesday, March 17 | 12-1 pm EST | Join us on Zoom.

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