Training, Workshops and Speakers

Implicit Bias Workshops

The Internal Medicine department has developed an optional workshop entitled Unconscious Bias in Healthcare—A Primer and Strategies to Reduce the Impact of Unconscious Bias. Workshops are led by Dr. Quinn Capers, IV, a certified moderator of IB workshops who has trained more than 2,000 physicians and healthcare workers in strategies to mitigate bias in patient care, candidate selection, and other scenarios.

To schedule a workshop for your group, contact the office of the Vice Chair for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at 214-648-3054 or send an

Global Diversity Awareness Month Speaker Series

Dr. Fiona Strasserking

The Treatment of Women with Heart Disease in Zambia, Africa

Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Fiona Strasserking, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine
Division of Cardiology

Dr. Zahid Ahmad

Health Disparities for Patients with Familial Hypercholesterolemia

Wednesday, October 19, 2022

Zahid Ahmad, M.D.
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine
Division of Endocrinology

Dr. Carolee Estelle

Environmental & Climate Equity: A Local Perspective

Wednesday, October 26, 2022
in Partnership with Planet Care

Carolee Estelle, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases and Geographic Medicine

Dr. Carolee Estelle

Where are All the Persons of Color in Cardiovascular Clinical Trials? A Review of the Problem and Proposals for the Future

Friday, November 4, 2022

Quinn Capers, IV, M.D.
Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology
Vice Chair for Diversity and Inclusion, Department of Internal Medicine