Wednesday, May 18 | Noon A Conversation on Intersectionality & Allyship

SOM Auditorium 110 (with livestream)

Jason Schneider, MD, FACP Associate Professor, Emory School of Medicine

Chloe Jordan Clinical Research Coordinator II, Emory Hope Clinic

Sonya Haw, MD Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Lipids, Emory School of Medicine

Wednesday, May 18 | 5:00-7:00 p.m. Community Conversations

Join us for a virtual discussion on racism, representation, equity in admissions and more.

Jeremy Amayo, MMSc, PA-C Assistant Professor, Emory School of Medicine

Ajeenah Bullock, MSRS, RT (R) (CT) Medical Imaging instructor, Emory School of Medicine

Cecelia Bellcross, PhD, MS, CGC Associate Professor, Emory School of Medicine

Yulanda Greene, MMSc, CAA Emory Anesthesiology Assistant Program

DeAndrea Bullock, DPT Assistant Professor and Assistant Director of Clinical Education in Emory’s DPT program

Nancy DeSousa, PhD Assistant Director, Office of Multicultural Affairs, Learner Diversity Programs, Graduate Medical Education, Emory School of Medicine


Thursday, May 19 | 8:00 a.m. The Stories We Don't Tell About Asian Americans SOM Auditorium 130 (with livestream)

Presented by Phi Nguyen, executive director for Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Atlanta.

Thursday, May 19 | Noon Neurodivergent Voices: Lived Experience and Insights for the Health Care Community


Matthew Joel Segall, PhD Assistant Professor, Emory School of Medicine

Paige Hewitt 21NBB Autism Advocate

Kitteren ‘Kit' Jester Neurodiversity Guest Lecturer

Friday, May 20 | 8:00 a.m. Anti-Antiracism Virtual Bold Leader Series

Recent attacks on Critical Race Theory are part of a broader countermovement against antiracism. The dimensions of this conservative mobilization include voter restrictions, criminalization of protest and policies banning instruction related to systemic racial inequality. 

Presented by Darren Hutchinson, Professor of Law and John Lewis Chair for Civil Rights and Social Justice, Emory School of Law. This lecture will be held on Zoom; please register for Zoom details.

Friday, May 20 | Noon Affinity Social Block Party

The Block Party will have food trucks, music and booths for each of our affinity groups! The party will feature Love at First Bite, Bhojanic and MokiPops food trucks (vouchers will be provided) as well as an interactive performance by the Atlanta Chinese Dance Company! Best of all, it should provide an opportunity to mix and mingle with others during Emory SOM’s inaugural diversity week.

Location: Means Drive, next to SOM building

3 dancers with large red ribbons flying in the air