Cancer Disparities Symposium Agenda

 

Thursday, March 3, 2022
All times are in EST

12:00pm

Welcome 

Stanton L. Gerson, MD
Dean, School of Medicine
Acting Director, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center, Case Western Reserve University

12:15

Introduction of Keynote Speaker - Provost Ben Vinson

12:25-1:10

Keynote Speaker:
The Intersection of Race, Poverty and Structure
Robert Winn, MD

Director, VCU Massey Cancer Center
Senior Associate Dean for Cancer Innovation, VCU School of Medicine
Professor of Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine
Lipman Chair in Oncology

1:10-1:30

Q & A

1:30-1:45 BREAK
 

Common Reading:
Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice That Shapes What We See, Think and Do 
Author: Jennifer Eberhardt

1:45-1:55

Introduction to common reading and providing framework and instructions 
Tiffany Onger, MD, Cleveland Clinic, Taussig Cancer Institute 

1:55-2:40 Discussion groups in breakout rooms
2:40-2:55 Return to main room and debrief on discussion
2:55-3:10 BREAK
3:10-4:00

SESSION I: 
The Interplay of Biology and Social Determinants
 

Moderator: 
David Miller, PhD, MSW, MPH, Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Sciences, CWRU

4:00-4:15 Live Panel Discussion
4:15-4:30 BREAK

 

Friday, March 4, 2022
All times are in EST

8:30am

Welcome and Second Day Kick-off

8:35-9:35

SESSION II: 
Racism, Stress and Cancer

Moderator: Michele Seyranian, CEO, The Gathering Place

9:35-10:00

Live Panel Discussion

10:00-10:10

BREAK

10:10-10:55

SESSION III:
Poverty as a Carcinogen

Moderator: Kristina Knight, PhD

10:55-11:30 Live Panel Discussion
11:30-12:00

BREAK

12:00pm Introduction of Keynote Speaker - President Kaler 
12:05 -1:05 Keynote Speaker: 
Immediate Past President, American Society of Clinical Oncology
Lori Pierce, MD

Full Professor and Vice Provost for Academic and Faculty Affairs, University of Michigan
1:05-1:20 Q & A
1:20-2:20

SESSION IV:
Clinical Trials Panel Discussion

Moderator: TBD

2:20 - 2:40 Live Panel Discussion
2:45-4:00

SESSION V:
Role of City, State and Federal in creating policy to achieve health equity - Panel Discussion

Moderator: Blanton Tolbert, PhD, Vice Dean of Diversity and Inclusive Excellence, School of Medicine, Associate Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Case CCC

4:00-4:10 Takeaways from Symposium