Background of colors mixing together with the words: Celebrating 50 Years of Diversity and Inclusion at HMS and HSDM

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Please note: Space is limited and seating will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Simulcast viewing will be provided for overflow attendees.

Tosteson Medical Education Center (TMEC) Amphitheater
260 Longwood Ave., Boston, MA

Noon – 1 p.m. 
Talks@12 | Then to Now
Reflections by leadership on the evolution of diversity and inclusion at HMS

Speakers
Kevin Churchwell
President and Chief Operating Officer, Boston Children’s Hospital

Edward Hundert
Dean for Medical Education, Harvard Medical School

Nawal Nour
Faculty Council Vice Chair, Harvard Medical School

Joan Reede
Dean for Diversity and Community Partnership, Harvard Medical School

Fidencio Saldaña
Interim Director for the Office of Recruitment and Multicultural Affairs and Dean for Students, Harvard Medical School

1 – 2:30 p.m.
Optional activities 
Campus tours and viewing the Countway Library diversity and inclusion archives
 
2:30 – 5 p.m.
Symposium: Better Together
Celebrating our progress, recognizing our heroes and looking to our future

Welcome
George Q. Daley
Dean, Harvard Medical School

Honoring the leaders and the history of the 1969 diversity movement at HMS
Harold Amos
Robert Bauxbaum
Jonathan Beckwith
Robert Ebert
Leon Eisenberg
Edwin Furshpan
Warren Gold
Luigi Gorini
Ed Kravitz
Stephen Kuffler
David Potter
Torsten Wiesel
Edgar L. Milford (HMS student 1967-71)

Presented by
Jennifer Potter
Advisory Dean and Director, William Bosworth Castle Society, Harvard Medical School

Edward Hundert
Dean for Medical Education, Harvard Medical School

Shirley Marks, HMS ’73

Honoring Alvin Poussaint

Mary Tate, HMS ’18 

Reflections by Alvin Poussaint’s Former Students
Matthew Plummer, HSDM ’73
Emilio Carrillo, HMS ’76
Woodrow Myers, HMS ’77
Nancy Oriol, HMS ’79
Thomas Sequist, HMS ’99
Fidencio Saldaña, HMS ’01
Uche Blackstock HMS ’05

Where are they now?
An update on the 1,300 URM students admitted since 1969

Sherri-Ann Burnett-Bowie
Faculty Assistant Dean for Student Affairs and Assistant Director of the Office of Recruitment & Multicultural Affairs, Harvard Medical School

Where are we now and where are we going?

Fidencio Saldaña
Interim Director for the Office of Recruitment and Multicultural Affairs and Dean for Students, Harvard Medical School

Joan Reede
Dean for Diversity and Community Partnership, Harvard Medical School

Town Meeting on Diversity

George Q. Daley

Reception in the TMEC Atrium
 

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