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Fri, Feb 16

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SIU Simmons Cancer Institute

MICA: Equity Based Communication - Lunch and Learn

This presentation will provide an equity lens on communication. We will explore inclusive language and the impact of media on communities and people, led by Dr. Wendi El-Amin, Associate Dean for EDI, SIU School of Medicine.

Registration is closed. Contact Co-VP Programs Shelley Tulo: stulo@thriveinspi.org
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MICA:  Equity Based Communication - Lunch and Learn
MICA:  Equity Based Communication - Lunch and Learn

Time & Location

Feb 16, 2024, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM

SIU Simmons Cancer Institute, 315 W Carpenter St, Springfield, IL 62702, USA

About the Event

Join MICA and Dr. Wendi El-Amin, Associate Dean for EDI, SIU School of Medicine, for a presentation providing an equity lens on communication. 

Networking: 11:30, Lunch: noon - 1:00 pm. A box lunch will be included, please share dietary restrictions on the sign up form.

We will explore inclusive language and the impact of media on communities and people with Dr. Wendi Wills El-Amin, M.D., Associate Dean for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. Dr. El-Amin is a Professor at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in the Department of Family Medicine where she provides care at the Center for Family Medicine in Springfield. She is dually appointed to the SIU’s Department of Medical Education where she serves as an academic strategist. She has a passion for addressing health disparities and inequities in healthcare.

Dr. El-Amin gave the keynote speech at the 49th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Breakfast in January of this year. She is  a board member of the Community Foundation of the Land of Lincoln. Springfield YMCA, and Springfield Memorial Hospital and Foundation. She is the recipient of the 2023 SIUSOM Leonard Tow Humanism award, 2023 Athena Award, the J. Dorsey Teaching Award in 2022, Springfield chapter of N.A.A.C.P. Webster award, and was named one of the 2022 Women of Influence from the Springfield Business Journal. 

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  • MICA: DEI in Communications

    Join Dr. Wendi El-Amin, SIU School of Medicine, for a discussion on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and the importance for Communications professionals.

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