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- SLU Medical School Celebrates Figures in Black History
The Saint Louis University School of Medicine’s Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion celebrated Black History Month with a series of networking luncheons for faculty and students.
The luncheons were an opportunity for medical students to interact with faculty and discuss workplace challenges.
Henry Randall, M.D., Division Chief, Adult and Pediatric Abdominal Transplantation was in attendance to share stories and give advice on navigating the workplace and career paths.
Alicia Barnes, D.O., MPH department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience encouraged students to connect to the National Medical Association (NMA) and other groups that encourage career development. Denise Hooks-Anderson, M.D., department of Family and Community Medicine noted the importance of collaborating with peers in nearby universities to increase network opportunities.
Daniel Blash, Ph.D., vice dean for diversity, equity and inclusion and chief diversity officer for the School of Medicine, said it’s important to cultivate relationships between our faculty and students. “Our office serves as a catalyst for connecting these groups,” Blash said.