Day of Discovery & Dialogue: Meg Jay

February 13, 2018
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Eric P. Newman Education Center (EPNEC; Medical Campus)

“The Untold Story of Adversity and Resilience”

February 13-14 WashU’s Day of Discovery and Dialogue 2018 : “We’ve Got to Find a Way: Staying Resilient in Challenging Times”

The university is coming together for the fourth consecutive year to reflect on our shared values and how we can build an even stronger commitment to diversity and inclusion.


5:30–7 p.m.

Welcome by Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton and introduction by David H. Perlmutter, MD, Executive Vice Chancellor for Medical Affairs and Dean, School of Medicine

Keynote Address: Meg Jay, “The Untold Story of Adversity and Resilience”

Clinical psychologist and author, Meg Jay focuses her research and practice on understanding resilience and the ways people, particularly young adults, cope — and even thrive — amid adversity. Her latest book, Supernormal: The Untold Story of Adversity and Resilience, explores the secret, inner world of those who are resilient.

More on Meg Jay

A Conversation and Q&A: Moderated by Will Ross, MD, Associate Dean for Diversity and Professor of Medicine, School of Medicine

Featuring: Dayana Hernandez Calderon, First-year Medical Student; Kara Sternhell-Blackwell, Associate Professor of Dermatology, School of Medicine

7–8 p.m.

Reception and Book Signing

For more information visit the Day of Discovery & Dialogue webpage.