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Diversity Event Videos

View videos and webcasts of events hosted by the Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Health Equity.


Educational Webinars

Journeys in Healing Lecture Series

This series, sponsored by JHM Office of Diversity, Inclusion & Health Equity in partnership with Dr. Katrina Caldwell, JHU vice provost for diversity and inclusion will include monthly sessions that focuses on structural racism. For far we've offered three introductory sessions in collaboration with Partners for Racial Equity and more recently a 2 part series by Steven Ragsdale, Associate Faculty at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health titled, "350 Years of Race, Class and Social Systems: Baltimore City Before and After Creating Modern Medicine"

Journeys in Healing Session 1: Anti-Racism 101

Journeys in Healing Session 2: Historical Context: Then and Now

Journeys in Healing Session 3: Choice Points and Sharing Power: Choosing the Path for Racial Justice


Journeys in Healing Session 4: Baltimore City Before and After Creating Modern Medicine, pt 1

More than 350 years ago, Black people were among some of the first people to arrive on what would become the Maryland colony. In a social experiment, colonist would intentionally craft laws and policy that intentionally divided economies both racially and ethnically, having a profound effect on every categorical social determinants of health exhibited today.

Journeys in Healing Session 5: Baltimore City Before and After Creating Modern Medicine, pt 2

Prior to 1900, Baltimore was largely influenced by a few ethic brutish working classes and a couple dozen wealthy industrialists. At the century’s turn, a huge fire, massive migration from Eastern Europe and below the Mason-Dixon Line and the creation of the modern medical education and research methods would dramatically affect how society viewed humanity through different lenses until today.


Managing Crucial Conversations

These sessions were held for managers and leadership to offer strategies on how to manage emotionally charged conversations resulting from the 2020 social unrest, racial dialogues and election. This is a recording of one of the sessions as well as a compilation of Q&A from the three sessions.


Informational Webinars

The voice of non-white women in the women’s suffrage movement

This symposium, sponsored by Johns Hopkins Medicine, Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Health Equity in collaboration with the Johns Hopkins University Office of Women in Science and Medicine explored the role of non-white women in the women suffrage movement. Dr. Martha Jones’ book Vanguard: How Black Women Broke Barriers, Won the Vote, and Insisted on Equality for All “offers a new history of African American women’s political lives in America.”


Black Men in White Coats Documentary Panel Discussion

Less black men applied to medical school in 2014 than in 1978 and black men have the lowest life expectancy in the United States. With only 2% of American doctors being black men, this comes as no surprise. This documentary dissects the systemic barriers preventing black men from becoming medical doctors and the consequences on society at large. Watch a trailer of the documentary 

This panel discussion included the film's Executive Producer, Dr. Dale Okorodudu and a group of black male doctors from Johns Hopkins: Dr. Michael C. Banks, Dr. Christopher Golden and Dr. Denis Antoine III.


Vivien Thomas Documentary Panel Discussion

The Johns Hopkins Medicine, Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Health Equity and The Hopkins Diaspora ERG, in collaboration with Spark Media, Inc. hosted a free virtual presentation of the award winning documentary, “Partners of the Heart” You can rent or buy “Partners of the Heart” from the Spark Media website. All proceeds from the documentary goes towards continuing awareness-raising efforts on Vivien Thomas’ legacy and educational outreach with the Vivien T. Thomas Medical Arts Academy, a public school in Baltimore. Enter promo code VIVIENTHOMAS at checkout to receive 25% off.

Journeys in Medicine Symposium: LGBTQ+ Health

The Johns Hopkins Medicine, Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Health Equity in collaboration with the Johns Hopkins Center for Transgender Health presented this symposium. Panelists were Dr. Devin O'Brien Coon, associate professor of plastic and reconstructive surgery, Clare Madrigal, LGBTQ resource nurse, Sibley Memorial Hospital and Morgan Orndorff, patient services coordinator, The Johns Hopkins Hospital.

LGBTQ+ Health and Patient Care at Johns Hopkins Medicine

This discussion addressed the Anti-LGBTQ+ bias, stigma and discrimination and the resulting health disparities faced by the LGBTQ+ community; Gender-affirming care and the mission of the Center for Transgender Health; The importance of sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI) data collection on individual health and systemic health equity; and Self-reporting methods to collect SOGI information that are being implemented across Johns Hopkins Medicine.

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