Episode 20: After the Conference: A Critical Conversation about Next Steps


On Saturday, June 20th, Dr. Poullos hosted the Stanford med school of medicine's first annual Conference on Disability in Healthcare and Medicine. The event was an enormous success and attended by over a thousand people in over five countries. Dr. Poullos and Meeks debriefed after the conference, and shared a common question. What's next? This is a big question to be sure, and one filled with possibilities for what inclusion in medicine could be.

Dr. Poullos and Meeks invited some colleagues and medical education leaders to the special edition of the podcast to discuss how we can work collectively to build on this momentum.

Guests Include:

Chiquita Collins, the chief diversity officer and Vice Dean for Inclusion and Diversity at the Joe R. & Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine

Iris Gibbs, Associate Dean of Admissions for Stanford Medicine

Michael Kim, Assistant Dean for Student Affairs

Zoie Sheets, a medical student from the University of Illinois, Chicago

Bonnie Sweenor, Associate professor, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine