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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Grand Rounds

A Story of Race in Two Cancers

MONDAY, APRIL 12 FROM 6:00-7:00 PM

On behalf of Dr. Lisa Lowery, Assistant Dean for Diversity & Cultural Initiatives we would like to invite you to the CHM Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Grand Rounds. At the conclusion of this educational activity, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss the impact of race, social determinants of health on the outcomes from pancreatic cancer
  • Define social determinants of health
  • Discuss what community involvement in addressing disparities in health care – cancer treatment looks like

Passcode: 067043

Presented by Michael Kent McLeod, MD, MBA

Michael Kent McLeod, MD, MBA, received his medical degree from the Weill Cornell Medical College, NY, NY; completed a surgical internship and residency at the University of Michigan, a fellowship in Endocrine Surgical Research at Brown University and an executive MBA at Michigan State University. He is an Endocrine Surgeon and Professor of Surgery at the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, East Lansing, MI. He is the Director of Surgical Quality and Vice-Chair of Surgery at Sparrow Hospital, Lansing MI; and received the 2012 Patient Safety and Quality Leadership Award from the Michigan Hospital Association Center for Patient Safety and Quality. He is the Chair of the Quality and Patient Safety Committee - MSU Health Care and he has dedicated his non-surgical time to teaching surgical residents and medical students while working to assure that patients receive the highest quality of care possible.