URMC Department of Medicine Research in Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Healthcare Equity Symposium

May 24, 2022 at 9:00 am

UR School of Medicine and Dentistry

Attend In-Person

Registration is available to attend in-person at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry for this day-long program.

Attend Virtually

Registration is available to attend virtually via our online platform so that you can join us from anywhere!


Health disparities and issues of healthcare equity inspire both clinical concerns and research projects. The Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Healthcare Equity Symposium will allow colleagues doing healthcare equity research to connect and learn from one another. Keynote topics for this event will engage topics of community-engaged research and ethics of transgender care.

Learning Objectives

After participating in this course, participants should be able to:

  • Recognize the gaps in care for transgender health
  • Identify the resources needed and best practices for large population studies
  • Recall the foundational overview of Department of Medicine healthcare equity and DEI scholarly activity

Keynote Speaker

Hil Malatino, PhD
Assistant Professor of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and Philosophy
Research Associate, Rock Ethics Institute
Two-Time Author

Keynote Speaker

Elizabeth Miller, MD, PhD, FSAHM
Division Director, Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine
Medical Director, Community and Population Health
Professor of Pediatrics, Public Health and Clinical and Translational Science
Edmund R. McCluskey Chair in Pediatric Medical Education
Co-Lead, The Pittsburgh Study
Co-Director, Community PARTners (Community Engagement) Core, Clinical and Translational Science Institute, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

UR School of Medicine and Dentistry

415 Elmwood Avenue 
Rochester, NY


For Internal URMC Attendees:  

  • Anyone with a current University of Rochester parking permit must park in their normally assigned lot.
  • The Institute for Innovative Education will not be responsible for any parking tickets received for parking in a non-assigned lot.

For External/Non-URMC Attendees:

  • Limited parking spaces are available in the MRB Parking Lot (adjacent to the entrance to the School of Medicine and Dentistry
  • When MRB Parking Lot is filled to capacity, attendees will be directed to park in the Strong Memorial Hospital Parking Garage located on Elmwood Avenue.  Please see the map for directions on how to get from the Hospital Parking Garage to the Registration Desk.