VIRTUAL Day of Dialogue & Action: “What Does It All Mean? Making Sense and Meaning In a Period of Incredible Change”

March 29, 2022
10:15 am - 4:00 pm
Zoom conference (Virtual)

“What Does It All Mean? Making Sense and Meaning In a Period of Incredible Change”


This year’s sessions, held March 29-30, will specifically address the university’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Medical Campus Focus , Day 1

10:15 a.m. | Opening Remarks

90-Minute Breakout Sessions | Capacity Building

  • 10:45 a.m. | Re-Envisioning Campus and Public Safety
  • 10:45 a.m. | Through the Lens of Age: Fostering Age-Inclusivity
  • 10:45 a.m. | Navigating Change: The Power of Mindfulness and Spirituality to Build Connection and Stay Grounded

60-Minute Breakout Sessions | Research & Institutional Change

  • 1:30 p.m. | Comprehensive Campus-Wide Antiracism Unified Message, Tailored Approach
  • 1:30 p.m. | Racial Equity in Alzheimer’s Research: Building a Diverse Registry That Benefits Participants and Researchers
  • 1:30 p.m. | The Human Pangenome Reference Consortium: Learning About Diversity & Inclusion in the Research Setting

90-Minute Breakout Sessions | Action Opportunities

  • 2:30 p.m. | Equity/Equality: Differences and Initiatives
  • 2:30 p.m. | Change From the Ground Up: Using an Interprofessional Approach to Design-Targeted Interventions and Tangible Change
  • 2:30 p.m. | Department Equity Champions: Building Capacity for Equity-Focused Culture Change

4:00 p.m. | Closing Remarks