PSOM Community Dialogue on Racism, Racial Justice and Social Equity

June 8, 2020

To:Faculty, Students, and Staff

From:Wendell Pritchett, JD, PhD, J. Larry Jameson, MD, PhD, Eve J. Higginbotham, SM, MD, ML

A reminder to please join University Provost Wendell Pritchett, Dean J. Larry Jameson, Vice Dean for Penn Medicine Office of Inclusion and Diversity Eve Higginbotham, UPHS CEO Kevin B. Mahoney and CHOP President and CEO Madeline Bell today for a

Virtual PSOM Community Dialogue on Racism, Racial Justice and Social Equity

Monday, June 8th

5:00 PM – 6:15 PM

Virtual Forum Link


Panelists include:


Dr. Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation PIK Professor of Health Policy and Health Equity at the University of Pennsylvania

Lamin Sonko, MD/MBA PSOM Student

Dr. Meghan Lane-Fall, Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care and Medical Faculty Senate Chair

Richard Watson, HUP Patient Transportation Services

Dr. Shawn Bates, Postdoctoral Fellow at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Dr. George Dalembert, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

Dr. Maria Oquendo, Chair, Department of Psychiatry

This is one in a series of community forums to discuss, acknowledge and better understand how issues such as structural racism, implicit bias and social determinants impact Penn Medicine’s community of faculty, students, staff – and the health of the patients and communities we serve – as we work together to achieve a more inclusive and impactful university and community.