This event is part of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration Week. It is free and is open to everyone. The conference will be virtual this year due to COVID-19 distancing restrictions. Registration is not required. This event will be recorded and available for later viewing.
Recording now available:
Keynote speaker Professor Dorothy E. Roberts is a social justice advocate and law professor at the University of Pennsylvania. She is George A. Weiss University Professor of Law and Sociology, Raymond Pace & Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander Professor of Civil Rights, Professor of Africana Studies, and Director of the Program on Race, Science and Society for Africana Studies at University of Pennsylvania.
Learn more about Dr. Roberts and this event on the Office of Diversity Programs website:
2021 Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Lecture »
Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all Washington University School of Medicine sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this event, please contact the Washington University School of Medicine Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in advance at 314-273-2809 or MedDEI@wustl.edu.
“Of all of the forms of inequality, injustice in healthcare is the most shocking and inhumane.”
— Martin Luther King, Jr.
This event is brought to you by the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and the Office of Diversity Programs with a special thanks to the MLK Week committee members: Vicky Braun (WUSM IM- Gastroenterology), Joel Dalton (WUSM Diversity Programs, Biology & Biomedical Science) Rosie Jones (WUSM Diversity Programs, Biology & Biomedical Science), Valerie Joyner (Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion), Dorian Pierce (BJCMG Access Center, WUSM Otolaryngology), Liz Riggs (WUSM Diversity Programs), Poli Rijos (WU Center for Community Health Partnership and Research Institute for Public Health), Erin Stampp (Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion), James Zerkel (WUSM Becker Medical Library)