Equity and Social Justice Webinar: Racism and Violence Impacting the Asian-American Community

Asian Americans in our country continue to be victims of racism with increasing acts of violence occurring since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. In this discussion we will highlight the impact of the pandemic on Asian-American communities, the micro-aggressions and acts of violence committed on individuals including our students, trainees and colleagues, and discuss strategies to stand together with our colleagues and vulnerable communities against hatred, racism, and violence.  With panelists:  Adrian Jacques Ambrose, MD, MPH Medical Director of Youth Services, Beth Israel Lahey Health Behavioral Services  Aswita Tan-McGrory, MBA, MSPH Administrative Director, the Mongan Institute Director, The Disparities Solutions Center Adjunct Faculty, Northeastern University  Nhi-Ha Trinh, MD, MPH Director, Psychiatry Center for Diversity, Massachusetts General Hospital Associate Director, Hinton Society; Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School  And moderator:  Alden Landry, MD, MPH Assistant Dean, Office for Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership Harvard Medical School Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

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Event Date: 
Monday, April 12, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm