Goal: The Penn Medicine Community has made significant progress completing dozens of action items launching our strategic framework to build a more inclusive community.  Our shared values expressed in Action for Cultural Transformation (ACT) has brought us closer to our goal. 

Link to the summit recording
All slides from the summit

Dwaine Duckett,
Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, UPHS
Eve Higginbotham, SM, MD, ML, Vice Dean of Inclusion, Diversity and Equity, Senior Fellow at the Leonard Davis Institute for Health Economics and Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Pennsylvania

Plenary Speaker:
David Acosta, MD,  Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, AAMC

ACT and IDE Initiatives:
Chalanda Evans – Lift Every Voice Initiative
Assistant Director, Accelerate Health Equity
Senior Innovation Manager | Penn Medicine Center for Health Care Innovation
Urban Health Lab | University of Pennsylvania

Phillip Ramautar – Designing Forums Initiative (Culture Pillar)
Social Worker Case Management – Continuum of Care SW
The Chester County Hospital

​​​​​​​Mary Mullins – Power Committee (Research) 
Professor, Vice Chair, Dept. of Cell and Developmental Biology
Chair, Developmental, Stem Cell, and Regenerative Biology graduate program
Assistant Dean for Junior Faculty Advancement
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

ACT IDE Panelists
James Morales, DEI Chair at Pennsylvania Hospital

Suzie Rose, Senior Vice Dean of Medical Education

Jen Termaat, Director Talent Acquisition and Placement

Rich Wender, Executive Direcotre of Penn Center for Public Health

Abike James, Vice Chair Diversity, Inclusion and Equity Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology