Faculty Development

The Anti-Racism Coalition Events and Resources: 

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National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education 
Health Professions Chapter
Webinar Part 2: Racism as a Determinant of Health 
Thursday, July 23, 2020, 12:00PM - 1:30PM EDT 
This NADOHE HPC webinar will engage voices from various areas of health professions to explore how racism has operated historically to create and maintain health inequities among women, men, and children of color. Click here for panelist bios.
  1. Explore racism as a trigger of stress and physiological changes impacting health.

  2. Discuss ways that racism affects reproductive health in women of color resulting in disproportionate maternal and infant mortality

  3. Explore the unique ways that racism impacts the health of Black Men. 

  4. Identify the impact of racism on the developmental health of children of color. 

The GW SMHS Office of Diversity and Inclusion provides the following options to assist in accomplishing the 2020-2021 institutional faculty annual report goal:

Recognize the importance of implicit bias in personal and professional decision making by participating in an educational and/or process improvement activity.

Faculty are welcomed to identify opportunities beyond this list to fulfill the faculty annual report requirement, increase their awareness of diversity-related topics, and to continue their growth as allies and advocates for equity and justice.

  1. Stanford Medicine Bias and Sociocultural Awareness in Clinical Settings Modules
  2. IDIS 8401 Exploring Implicit Bias: [Audit enrollment; online asynchronous course] This two-week elective course will expose learners to implicit bias literature, introduce examples of how implicit bias may affect the clinical setting, and allow learners to apply gained knowledge through the development of an implicit bias intervention presentation. Read full syllabus here. To enroll please complete the following document.  [Available Sept.-Nov. 2020]
  3. Workshops/Events/Webinars: Available throughout the academic year. Please click here to join the SMHS Office of Diversity and Inclusion listserv for up-to-date information on training offerings.  

  4. Book Club Discussion: This book club will take an historical to present-day, in-depth view of bias and discrimination. Book purchase is required.  
  • (Reynolds, J. and Kendi, I., 2020) Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Beginning

[For intermediate to advanced learners; Available Mid-Sept. through Mid-Nov. 2020; and repeated Mid-February through Mid-April 2021]

Upcoming Faculty Development Opportunities

The SMHS Center for Faculty Excellence


Please contact the Office of Diversity and Inclusion at smhsodi@gwu.edu for more information about professional development opportunities.


Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development Program


Research Supplements to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research

Download Office of Diversity and Inclusion Faculty Development Plan