Featured, Ongoing, and Community Events

Featured Events

Events will take place via Zoom unless otherwise indicated; all Mount Sinai faculty, staff, and students are welcome!
For a complete calendar of events, please contact diversity@mountsinai.org.

Monday, June 14, 2021 | Onsite Event, Various Locations and Times
Juneteenth Information Tables

Learn more about Juneteenth at information tables, hosted by the Black Leaders Advocating for Change and Community (BLACC) ERG and system diversity councils.

Tuesday, June 15, 2021 | Zoom Virtual Event, 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

Juneteenth History Panel Discussion, moderated by the BLACC ERG Leads


Shawn Lee, Associate Director of Operations, FPA Administration – Central Billing Office

Germaine Nelson, DNP, MBA, RN, NEA-BC, CPXP, CEN, Clinical Program Manager

Donnette Truss, SHRM-SCP, Business Partner, Human Resources

Wednesday, June 15, 2021 | Zoom Virtual Event, 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

The Storytelling Project for Racial Justice

Participate in the Storytelling Project which is an opportunity for MSHS employees to share their own stories, speak to the challenges they face, and articulate their visions for a future that offers inclusion, equity and justice to the health system’s diverse workforce.

Wednesday, June 16, 2021 | Zoom Virtual Event, 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

Juneteenth Jeopardy

Join to watch the Morningside vs. Queens vs. West BLACC ERG teams in a Jeopardy game! Come to cheer on your MSHS colleagues!

Thursday, June 17, 2021 | Zoom Virtual Event, Noon – 1:00 pm

A Conversation with Leaders, moderated by the BLACC ERG Leads


Evan L. Flatow, MD, President, Mount Sinai West

Arthur A. Gianelli, MA, MBA, MPH, President, Mount Sinai Morningside and Chief Transformation Officer, Mount Sinai Health System

Cameron R. Hernandez, MD, Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer, Mount Sinai Queens and Associate Professor of Medicine, Geriatrics, and Palliative Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai   

Friday, June 18, 2021 | Zoom Virtual Event, Noon – 1:00 pm

Dance Performance, featuring the Edge School of the Arts (ESOTA)

Celebrate Juneteenth with this special dance performance.

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, June 15, 2021 | Noon – 1 pm
Deeper Dive: Racism x Sizeism 

How do we combat the intersectionality of sizeism and racism in medicine? Is it possible to move beyond the colonial preference for thinness? Join us to continue the conversation on how we can move beyond fat-phobia. In this session, we’ll take a deep look at the steps we have to take in order to move forward.

Upcoming Session
Friday, June 18, 2021 | Noon – 1 pm

Monthly Healing Circle

Join us this week as we continue building personal and community sanctuary. In this space, we will explore creating internal and external places of refuge that encourage safe, healing relationships as we share personal and collective joys, pains, and experiences.

Community Events

Not affiliated with the Mount Sinai Health System

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