Education and Resources
2022 Diversity in Radiology and Molecular Imaging: Artificial Intelligence in Cancer
Overview: To facilitate healthy discussions and lasting change towards improving diversity in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics/Medicine) fields, we welcome you to join our conference, 2022 Diversity in Radiology and Molecular Imaging: Artificial Intelligence in Cancer, that will be held on June 20th, 2022. This conference will provide keynote lectures, scientific presentations, and educational lectures from leaders and pioneers in the field, who will discuss important topics related to recognizing biases and promoting inclusive approaches towards artificial intelligence in cancer molecular imaging. The conference themes include (1) Racial Diversity, (2) Women in STEM and (3) Global Health and promoting inclusive approaches towards artificial intelligence research in cancer molecular imaging.
ACGME/CMSS Equity Matters Video Library
The Equity Matters Video Library houses all the individual components of the Equity Matters curriculum and is accessible to anyone in the medical education community. No CME credit is provided for completion of the library’s resources. To ensure a safe environment, it is recommended that organizations using these videos show them under the proper guidance of a trained facilitator for large viewings.
Implicit bias is a form of bias that occurs automatically and unintentionally, that nevertheless affects judgments, decisions, and behaviors. Research has shown implicit bias can pose a barrier to recruiting and retaining a diverse scientific workforce. (NIH)
Implicit Bias Training
Implicit Bias Test
Radiology Health Equity Coalition
2022 Vanderbilt Radiology Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Week
Video: Navigating a Disability in Residency or Fellowship
Video: Disability Inclusion is a Shared Responsibility
PDF: A Guide to Creating Access and Inclusion at all Events
Article: The Unexamined Diversity: Disability Policies and Practices in US Graduate Medical Education Programs
Article: Realizing a Diverse and Inclusive Workforce: Equal Access for Residents With Disabilities
Article: URM Candidates Are Encouraged to Apply: A National Study to Identify Effective Strategies to Enhance Racial and Ethnic Faculty Diversity in Academic Departments of Medicine
Textbook: Disability as Diversity: A Guidebook for Inclusion in Medicine, Nursing, and the Health Professions - Clinical Accommodations and Simulation highlighted (Chapter 10)
2022 Mid-Winter Meeting & Annual Meeting DE&I Sessions
2022 Annual Meeting
2022 Mid-Winter Meeting
2021 Annual Meeting
SNMMI Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Initiative Kick-Off Event: "Tough Conversations and How to Have Them," launched this program in December 2020. SNMMI President, Alan Packard, PhD, and Chair of the SNMMI DE&I Task Force, Hyewon Hyun, MD, presented the initiative and the official SNMMI DE&I Statement. Amy Vavere, PhD, then moderated a question and answer session with Kamella Emmanuel, Executive Coach and the CEO of Keep Evolving Consulting, on the hard questions professionals want to know the answers to but may not be sure how to ask.
To expand the reach of the SNMMI Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I) efforts, SNMMI offered a DE&I session at the Virtual 2021 SNMMI Mid-Winter Meeting this January. In a special session on January 31, the DE&I Task Force presented on "Investing in Inclusion: Why and How." SNMMI also featured four unique DE&I sessions at the 2021 SNMMI Virtual Meeting in June. View the recordings below!
DE&I Taskforce News
SNMMI Adopts Family Leave Statement (November 2021)
SNMMI Participates in "ACGME Equity Matters" Initiative (August 2021)
Celebrating Pride Month (June 2021)
SNMMI Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Task Force Statement (January 2021)