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Diversity Education

Outstanding Women in Medicine

(Formerly, Women First: Honoring Two SOM Women Pioneers)

March 26, 2014          2:00pm - 3:30pm          SOM 120

This year’s featured women are:

Dr. Patricia Hudgins and Dr. Jeannette Guarner 

Dr. Patricia Hudgins is Professor of Radiology and Imaging Sciences, Director of Neuroradiology Fellowship Program, and Director of Head and Neck Radiology. She is a recognized educator in the field, and lectures nationally. Dr. Hudgins has served as President of both the American Society of Neuroradiology and the American Society of Head and Neck Radiology. She is interested in medical outreach efforts for local and international communities with limited healthcare resources.

Dr. Jeannette Guarner is Professor of Pathology and  Laboratory Medicine . With a focus on Infectious Disease Pathology, Dr. Guarner was a member of  the team which discovered the SARS Coronavirus and autopsied the first case of anthrax. She has been a member of the milipub club since 2011.

Recent diversity events

Bring your own Lunch & Learn - Unconscious Bias in Academic Medicine

July 30, 2013          11:45pm - 12:45pm

Did you miss it?  Watch it here:

Additional Resources:

Implicit Association Test (IAT) 

Diversity in Emergency Medicine Education: Expanding the Horizon

Women First: Honoring Two SOM Women Pioneers 2012
March 28, 2012          2:00pm - 3:30pm

Did you miss it?  Watch it here:  Women First!  2012 - Drs. Carolyn Meltzer and Rogsbert Phillips

Women First: Honoring Two SOM Women Pioneers 2011
March 23, 2011          1:15pm - 2:45pm

Stopping Discrimination Before It Starts: The Impact of Civil Rights Laws on HealthCare Disparities
March 22, 2011              10:00am-2:00pm

CDC Health Disparities and Inequalities Report, 2011 - Dr. B Truman (PowerPoint)

Stopping Discrimination Before It Starts (PowerPoint)

Bring Your Own Lunch and Learn - Hold Your Breath: A Documentary
April 20, 2010                     11:30am-1:00pm

Disabilities at Work: Panel Discussion
April 15, 2010                     2:00pm-4:00pm

Missed it? Watch it here:

Grady's Rich History Exhibit
September 30, 2009        10:40am-2:00pm                

Hop a Grady shuttle. Participants will be guided to the Hospital lobby featuring many historical photographs and objects. Browse at your own pace. Staff and faculty will be on hand to answer your questions.

The History of Black Southern Doctors
Presented by: Dr. William Cleveland
April 8, 2009        7:00am-8:00am                

Learn about the history of black doctors in the south including their role in establishing the National Medical Association, as well as their activities and participation in Atlanta and  Georgia State Medical Association