The M2M framework marks the early and important work of learning from and reconciling moments of inequity across Duke Health and establishes real change that is making our organization and community stronger, healthier and more just.
Executive Summaries of M2M Plans
Virtual Town Halls
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Hosted by A. Eugene Washington, MD, chancellor for health affairs at Duke University and president and CEO of the Duke University Health System (DUHS), Duke Health team members gathered in a virtual town hall to learn about progress on Moments to Movement. DUHS leaders shared action plans for advancing racial, social and health equity.
Joining Washington during the town hall were William J. Fulkerson, Jr., MD, DUHS executive vice president; John Sampson, MD, PhD, PDC president; Katie Galbraith, MBA, FACHE, Duke Regional Hospital president and interim head of community health; Rick Shannon, MD, Duke Health chief quality officer; and Rhonda Brandon, DUHS chief human resources officer and senior vice president.
Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) team members highlighted six concrete recommendations for improving racial equity during this virtual town hall on Monday, Nov. 2.
“I see these town halls as a form of accountability," said A. Eugene Washington, MD, chancellor for health affairs at Duke University and president and CEO of the Duke University Health System (DUHS). “We've made some statements about what we are going to do. We're on the record. For everyone who is participating in the weeks and months ahead, you are to hold us accountable to the commitments we have made."
Joining Washington for the hour-long discussion were DUSON Dean Marion E. Broome, PhD, RN; DUSON Associate Dean Brigit M. Carter, PhD, RN; and representatives from three of the school's nine racial justice committees.
The Duke Univeristy School of Medicine addressed its the progress and future plans to dismantle systematic raicsm and create a more just, diverse, and equitable school and community on Monday, Dec. 7.
This event was hosted by Chancellor Eugene Washington, MD, and moderated by Dean Mary Klotman, MD. Panelists included Coral May, MPA, Director, School of Medicine Human Resources Service Center, Kenyon Railey, MD, Assistant Professor of Family Medicine and Community Health; Judy Seidenstein, Associate Dean and Chief Diversity Officer, Kevin Thomas, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, and Laine Thomas, PhD, Associate Professor of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics.