Interviewed While Black

The interview is a critical step in the recruitment process throughout a physician’s training and professional trajectory.  Yet we know that implicit and explicit bias in that process is a long-standing problem that unfairly disadvantages Black applicants and hinders advancement for well qualified candidates as well as the medical community's ability to increase racial and ethnic diversity in medicine.  

The authors of the recent article, “Interviewed While Black,” in the New England Journal of Medicine will speak about the issue, their own interview experiences, and how the medical community might address this problem.



Joshua Ellis, MD
Emergency Medicine Attending Physician, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Medical Education Fellow, Harvard Medical School

Adaira Landry, MD, MEd
Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School
Assistant Program Director, Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency,
Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital

Alden Landry, MD, MPH
Assistant Dean, Office for Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership &
Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Emergency Medicine Physician, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Onyeka Otugo, MD, MPH
Health Policy Research and Translation Fellow &
Emergency Medicine Physician, Brigham and Women's Hospital



Joan Y. Reede, MD, MPH, MS, MBA
Dean for Diversity and Community Partnership & Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2020 | 4:00pm - 5:00pm (EST)



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Event Date: 
Monday, November 23, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm