Join us in celebrating Black History Month by learning about the triumphs and struggles of African Americans throughout U.S. history. If you are looking for ways to improve your historical knowledge during this Black History Month, we've got you covered!
Whether you are part of our MD Anderson Community or our UTHealth community, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Take a look at the opportunities below and email us at firstname.lastname@example.org if there's anything we forgot.
Please note that some events may not be available across institutions.
The UTHealth McGovern School of Medicine will host its annual Black History Month program on Feb. 4 from noon-1 p.m. The guest speaker is Dr. DiAnne Davis, a laser and cosmetic surgeon with an expertise in treating patients of color. More info here.
The MD Anderson Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion has organized the following events:
A Virtual Tour through Black Heritage Past & Present
Tuesday, Feb. 16, Noon – 1 p.m.
The Multicultural Employee Organization invites you to participate in this very interactive virtual event featuring popular culture, cuisine and a glimpse into Black History. Zoom Webinar
Black History Month: Celebrating Excellence
Thursday, Feb. 18, Noon – 1 p.m.
Several MD Anderson employees will be recognized for demonstrating excellence and commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. Zoom Webinar
Addressing Health Disparities in the Black Community
Wednesday, Feb. 24, Noon – 1 p.m.
A virtual panel of experts from MD Anderson will discuss ways in which the institution is working to address health disparities in the Black community and efforts to increase understanding of COVID-19, testing and research. Zoom Webinar
Black Lives Matter Collection
The Research Medical Library has built a new online reading collection to support MD Anderson’s diversity and inclusion efforts. The Black Lives Matter collection now is available through the digital reading app Overdrive.