2023 Black Medical Association and Black Men in White Coats of WSUSOM Black History Symposium

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Date: March 1, 2023 View Recurrence Dates
Time: Noon - 1 p.m.
Virtual location: Zoom Go to virtual location
Category: Lecture

Wayne State University School of Medicine Black Medical Association and Black Men In White Coats presents the 2023 Black History Program! As you may know, Black History Month is a time to acknowledge the significant contributions and achievements of African Americans throughout history. With that in mind, I believe it is important to take a closer look at the history medicine in regards to African Americans.

Co-Sponsored in conjunction with the MSMS (Michigan State Medical Society) WCMS (Wayne County Medical Society) DMS(Detroit Medical Society, local Branch of the NMA and Wolverine Medical Society), BMA-PostBacc Steering Committee, WSUSOM Systematic Racism Taskforce, MSM Racial Equity Taskforce, WCMS Public Health Committee, Benton Harbor Public Health Department.

March 1st -Dr D Tynes History of Medicine 4,500 B.C to Present and Dr A Hines, Our Contributions to Medicine 

March 8th-Dr S Varner , Dr L Joe, Dr T Jones, & Dr A Moncrease Faith, Medicine and Black History 

March 15-Dr P Barrow (confirmed) (OB/Gyn) The long History of the Black Obstetrician Dr J Barnwell (Gen Surgery) (confirmed) In The Footstep's of Imhotep 

March 22-Dr H Gilmer(Neurosurgeon) (confirmed) African American presence and challenge in Neurosurgery and Dr I Powell (urology) Black Physician Role in saving lives (confirmed)   

March 29-Dr H Gray (confirmed) Chairman Of Pediatrics - Black History in the Pediatric Experience and Dr M Hardaway (plastic Surgery) Black is Beautiful history in the Role of an African American Plastic Surgeon (confirmed)


All talks are schedule for 12p-1p. And below, you will find the zoom link.

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March 2023