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LEAD, ARBC Anti-Racism Book Club
The Stanford Medicine LEAD Program is a 10-month longitudinal leadership program for residents and fellows across GME to develop leadership and scholarship skills in addressing issues related to equity, diversity and inclusion (DEI), to produce leaders in academic medicine dedicated to DEI, and to improve the culture of medicine.
Associate Professor of Pathology
LEAD Mentor, Stanford Pathology
Transfusion Medicine Pathology
LEAD Mentee, Clinical Fellow
LEAD Mentee, PGY2
The Anti-Racist Book and Movie Club was started by members of the Stanford Department of Pathology in June 2020. It is a monthly virtual book/movie discussions centering minoritized voices and topics related to systemic racism, and is generally held on a Sunday afternoon.
The reason this is important for us as medical doctors, biomedical researchers, and trainees in particular, is that we will not be exposed to these voices/view points in our daily lives unless we actively seek them out. The goal is to help remedy our implicit biases, create a safe space for our colleagues to share their experiences, and increase our confidence discussing these topics so that we can be better upstanders/allies/advocates.
It's only by learning about our disturbing past, acknowledging the current reality, sitting with our uncomfortable emotions, and continuing our conversation and discourse, that we can find a way forward.