Featured, Ongoing, and Community Events

Featured Events for Black History Month


From left to right: Shirley Chisholm, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Claudette Colvin, and Vice President Kamala Harris. Katty Huertas / TODAY / Getty Images

All events will take place via Zoom unless otherwise indicated. Register for specific events below to receive Zoom information.

Friday, February 12, 2021 | 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

‘Love Your Community’ Food Drive

Hosted by the Mount Sinai Queens Diversity Council

Donate canned goods and non-perishable foods in the marked box in the Mount Sinai Queens Pavilion Lobby, located at 25-10 30th Avenue, Queens, NY.

Wednesday, February 17, 2021 | Noon – 1:30 pm

Black History Month Information Table

Hosted by The Mount Sinai Hospital Diversity Council

Learn about Black History Month and speak with diversity council members about their efforts to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion in The Mount Sinai Hospital Guggenheim Pavilion Lobby, located at 1468 Madison Avenue, New York, NY.

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 | 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

‘Front Line Faces’ Panel Discussion

Hosted by the Black Leaders Advocating for Change and Community (BLACC) Employee Resource Group

Thursday, February 25, 2021 | 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Poetry Open Mic Night

Hosted by the Office for Diversity and Inclusion

Ongoing Events

Join Chats for Change sessions – part of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai’s Racism and Bias Initiative – to engage in thoughtful dialogue on issues of race and bias in health care.

Next Session: Tuesday, March 2, 2021 | Noon – 1 pm
Desegregating Care: Imagining an Equitable NYC Healthcare System

What would a desegregated, anti-racist healthcare system look like and how do we get there? Join us for an opportunity to radically imagine a different healthcare system and discuss how we can move our current system toward this vision.

Upcoming Session
Tuesday, March 9, 2021 | Noon – 1 pm

Scientific Racism: How Scientific Racism Evolved from and Perpetuates White Supremacy 

Part Two of the “Scientific Racism” series. Where did scientific racism come from and why does it still exist today? Join us as we reflect on how white supremacy has driven the direction of science and continues to do so today.

Community Events

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