Symposium on Race & Medicine

Join the BU Community for a virtual Symposium on Race & Medicine and the Installation of Sabrina Assoumou, MD, MPH, as the inaugural Louis W. Sullivan, MD, Professor of Medicine.
Date: Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2021
Time: 3 p.m. EST
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Symposium moderated by Louis W. Sullivan, MD (BUSM ’58) and will feature a panel, including:


Augustus A. White, MD, PhD- Evelyn and Melvin Gordon Distinguished Professor of Medical Education and Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Harvard Medical School
Vivian W. Pinn, MD- Director Emeritus, Office of Research on Women’s Health, NIH
Ronny Lancaster, JD- Former Senior Vice President, Morehouse School of Medicine
Wayne Riley, MD, MPH, MBA- President, Downstate Health Sciences University


Installation ceremony speakers and introductory speakers include:

Karen Antman, MD- BUSM Dean and BUMC Provost
David Coleman, MD FACP- Wade Professor, BUSM and Chairman, Department of Medicine

Edgar Smith, PhD– Former Professor of Biochemistry, BUSM

Benjamin Linas, MD, MPH– Professor of Medicine, Infectious Diseases, BUSM


Zoom link provided upon registration

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