EDI 2023 - Agenda

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Day 1

Wednesday, January 18

10:00 a.m.–10:20 a.m.

Welcome and Overview

Sarah Shrader, Pharm.D., American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy

Katie McClendon, Pharm.D., University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy

10:20 a.m.–11:20 a.m.

The Heart of the Matter: What Do Patients Need from an Inclusive Healthcare Team?

Patient Panel

11:20 a.m.–11:50 a.m.

Mixed Cohort Team Time 1

11:50 a.m.–12:40 p.m.

Journey through Allyship: Walking the Walk, Not Just Talking the Talk

Matt Fete, Ph.D., Chicago State University College of Pharmacy

Jeremy Fox, Pharm.D., Shenandoah University School of Pharmacy

Jeanine Abrons, Pharm.D., M.S., University of Iowa College of Pharmacy

Monica Miller, Pharm.D., Purdue University College of Pharmacy

12:40 p.m.–1:40 p.m.

Meal Break

1:40 p.m.–2:10 p.m.

Home Team Time 1

2:10 p.m.–3:10 p.m.

Track A:
Effects of Microaggressions, Bias, and Discrimination on Student Wellbeing and Learning

Pooja Chandrashekar, M.D./M.B.A. Student, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Business School

Nicole Jacobs, Ph.D., University of Nevada, Reno Medical School

Track B:
Moving Forward: Modeling Vulnerability with Learners and Peers

Danielle Gundrum, Pharm.D., Roseman University College of Pharmacy

Tressa McMorris, Pharm.D., University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy

3:10 p.m.–3:30 p.m.


3:30 p.m.–4:15 p.m.

Mixed Cohort Team Time 2

4:15 p.m.–5:15 p.m.

Home Team Time 2

5:15 p.m.–5:30 p.m.

Wrap-up Day 1

Day 2

Thursday, January 19

9:45 a.m.–10:00 a.m.

Optional Coffee Chat

10:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m.

The “How” of Inclusive Teaching: Practical, Evidence-Based Strategies for Every Class

Flower Darby, M.A., Flower Darby, LLC

11:00 a.m.–11:10 a.m.


11:10 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

Track A:
Strategies to Create an Equity-minded & Culturally Affirming Learning Environment

Sally Arif, Pharm.D., Midwestern University College of Pharmacy

Track B:
Pharmacy Education for Students with Disabilities

Lisa Meek, Ph.D., M.A., University of Michigan Medical School

Michelle Laughlin, M.S., Drake University

Student Pharmacist TBD

Track C:
Contemporary Curriculum and Assessment Solutions Focused on Enhancing Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in the Classroom

Catherine Cone, Pharm.D., Touro University College of Pharmacy

12:00 p.m.–12:10 p.m.


12:10 p.m.–12:45 p.m.

Mixed Cohort Team Time 3

12:45 p.m.–1:45 p.m.

Meal Break

1:45 p.m.–2:35 p.m.

Incorporation of EDI into the Curriculum and Co-Curriculum

Imbi Drame, Pharm.D., Howard University College of Pharmacy

2:35 p.m.–3:25 p.m.

Track A:
Building Cross-cultural Communication and Cultural Care Skills into the Curriculum (Patient Care Focus)

Malaika Turner, Pharm.D., M.P.H., Howard University College of Pharmacy

Track B:
Conscientious Representation of Identities Across Case-Based Learning

Vibhuti Arya, Pharm.D., M.P.H., St. John’s University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Kyle Wilby, Pharm.D., Ph.D., Dalhousie University College of Pharmacy

Track C:
Getting Uncomfortable: The Intersectionality of Health Equity and Experiential Education

Sharmon Osae, Pharm.D., University of Georgia College of Pharmacy

3:25 p.m.–3:50 p.m.


3:50 p.m.–4:40 p.m.

Mixed Cohort Team Time 4

4:40 p.m.–5:30 p.m.

Home Team Time 3

5:30 p.m.–5:45 p.m.

Wrap-up Day 2

Day 3

Friday, January 20

10:00 a.m.–10:15 a.m.

Welcome and Reflections

10:15 a.m.–11:30 a.m.

Troika Consulting

11:30 a.m.–11:45 a.m.


11:45 a.m.–12:15 p.m.

Home Team Time 4

12:15 p.m.–1:00 p.m.

How to Teach and Lead for Sustainable EDI Change

Whitney Peoples, Ph.D., University of Michigan School of Public Health