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Dr. Dale Blackstock Lecture and Awards Ceremony — Women's History Month

  • Dr. Blackstock Lecture

    Dr. Blackstock Lecture - Keynote: Monica Sweeney

  • Dr. Blackstock awardees

    Dr. Blackstock awardees - 2018 award ceremony

  • Sydney Butts

    Sydney Butts - Dr. Blackstock award

  • Magda Alliancin

    Magda Alliancin - Diversity Champion Award

  • Mary Valmont

    Mary Valmont - Diversity Champions Award

  • Tracey Wilson

    Tracey Wilson - Diversity Champions Award

  • Gracel Hodge-Canning

    Gracel Hodge-Canning - Outstanding Service Award

  • Madge Edmead

    Madge Edmead - Outstanding Service Award

  • Thelma Menns

    Thelma Menns - Outstanding Service Award

  • Nanacy Ruiz-Torchon

    Nanacy Ruiz-Torchon - Outstanding Service Award

  • Dawn Qiu

    Dawn Qiu - Outstanding Service Award

  • Tanisha Ransom

    Tanisha Ransom - Outstanding Service Award

Congratulations to all of our award recipients!

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Dr. Samuel L. Kountz Lecture on Black Men's Health Lecture and Awards

  • Diversity Awards

    Diversity Awards - Awardees

  • Clinton Brown

    Clinton Brown - Samuel L.Kountz, JR. Award

  • Anthony Joseph

    Anthony Joseph - Samuel L.. Kountz Award

  • Michael Joseph

    Michael Joseph - Mentoring Award

  • Christopher Roman

    Christopher Roman - Mentoring Award

  • - Outstanding Service

  • - Outstanding Service

  • - Outstanding Service

  • - Outstanding Service

  • - Outstanding Service


 Congratulations to all of our award recipients!

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Diversity Mixer for Residents and Fellows

Diversity mixer

Moderator: Teresa Smith, MD, Emergency Medicine


  • Joseph Merlino, MD - Psychiatry, VP, Office of Faculty Affairs and Professional Development
  • Steven Wadoski, MD -Pediatrics, DOI, Office of Graduate Medical Education
  • Stephen Rinnert, MD - Emergency Medicine, Vice Chairman for Faculty Development and Education
  • Christina Guillen, MD - Pediatrics, Associate Program Director, Pediatric Residency Program
  • Robert Gore, MD - Emergency Medicine, Assistant Residency Director 

Hispanic Heritage Month Event

Lecture in progress

Keynote Speaker

  • Manuel Rosa
    Director of Community Relations at the NYS Governor’s Office of Faith Based Community Development Services
    Former Assistant Vice President, NYC Health & Hospitals Corporation


  • Humberto Brown
    Director of Health Disparities Initiative & New Constituency Development
  • Patricia Peralta, 
    MS3 student
  • Samuel Marquez, PhD
    Co-Director of Gross Cell Biology - College of Medicine
    Director of Gross Cell Biology - College of Health Related Professions
    Director of Anatomical Donor Program