Featured, Ongoing, and Community Events
Featured Events for Black History Month
All events will take place via Zoom unless otherwise indicated. Register for specific events below to receive Zoom information.
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
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.