Research is an integral part of medicine. As we learn to face historical and systemic racism in medicine, advocacy through research is an essential component of anti-racism in medicine. This panel discussion will bring together experts in the field and will explore experiences working and advocating for anti-racism through research, challenges faced along the way, practical lessons learned, and areas in which Generalists can move the needle forward.

Katrina Armstrong, MD, MSCE (Panelist)
Executive Vice President for Health and Biomedical Sciences
Dean of the Faculties of Health Sciences and the Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons
Chief Executive Offer of Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Harold and Margaret Hatch Professor in the Faculty of Medicine
Twitter: @katrinarmstrong

Som Saha, MD, MPH (Panelist)
Professor of Medicine
Johns Hopkins University
Twitter: @somsaha

Joseph Truglio, MD, MPH, FACP, FAAP (Panelist)
Program Director
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Director of Antiracist Clinical Skills Education
Center for Antiracism in Practice
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Twitter: @joemtruglio

Lucy M. Torres-Deas, MD (Moderator)
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Twitter: @LuTorresDeasMD

Christopher Gonzalez, MD, MSCE (Moderator)
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Assistant Director of Medical Student Research
HRSA Diversity Center of Excellence Weill Cornell Medicine
Twitter: @CJGonzalez_MD

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Evidence-Based Medicine Research, Health Equity, Health Policy & Advocacy, Leadership, Administration, & Career Planning, Research, Social Justice

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