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    ORR Collaborative and Informative Webinars

    The Organization of Resident Representatives (ORR) CONNECT and Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion work groups are hard at work collaboratively and producing timely and informative webinars to meet the needs of the resident community.

    How to Advocate for Resident Education and Wellbeing at your Institution

    This webinar is for residents or fellows who are interested in initiating a positive and meaningful change within their own institutions, by providing speakers who will share their prior and current experiences in advocacy work. Guest speakers: Teshamae Monteith, MD, FAHS, FAAN, Erin N. Marcus, MD, MPH, Allison Webb, MD, MAT, and Christine Panganiban, MD.

    Navigating Contracts in Academic Medicine

    Need help with how and when to start conversations around contract negotiations during the interview process? What key questions should you ask potential employers? In this webinar, Joan St. Onge, MD, MPH, senior associate dean for graduate medical education and faculty affairs at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine shares valuable insight into what residents need to keep in mind when navigating discussions around contracts. Guest speaker: Joan E. St. Onge, MD, MPH, FACP, Professor of Clinical Medicine, Senior Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education and Faculty Affairs, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.

    ORR Shares Personal Tips on Transition to Residency

    This panel-style forum allows student members the chance to talk openly with and learn from Organization of Resident Representative members about their experiences with transitioning to residency. Topic areas include finances in residency, work hours, work-life balance, wellness, and more.

    From Bystander to Upstander: Advocacy in Action

    This webinar is aimed at identifying racism in the healthcare work environment and academic setting, and equipping trainees, faculty, and other healthcare providers to become responsible bystanders. Discussion includes tangible tools to address real-time situations and facilitate a culture of active anti-racism in the workplace. Guest speaker: Kimberly D. Manning, MD, FACP, FAAP, Professor of Medicine, Associate Vice Chair, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Medical Student Society Advisor, Semmelweis Society, Emory University School of Medicine.

    Managing Microaggressions in Medicine: Strategies to Identify, Address and Regroup

    Microaggressions can present in any workplace but can be particularly prevalent in the healthcare and academic settings. The purpose of this webinar is to assist participants in managing microaggressions, particularly as it relates to decision-making skills as to if, when and how to respond to them. Long-term strategies for regrouping will also be discussed to address the weathering effect of persistent microaggressions. Guest speaker: Valencia P. Walker, MD, MPH, Associate Chief Diversity and Health Equity Officer, Nationwide Children's Hospital Associate Division Chief for Health Equity and Inclusion in Division of Neonatology Vice Chair, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Department of Pediatrics, The Ohio State University.

    How to Begin and Continue the Anti-racism Conversation at Your Institution

    Many institutions have already initiated the conversation about anti-racism efforts, whereas others are still in the beginning stages of addressing the current culture. This webinar will focus on how to become a leader at your institution regarding initiating and/or continuing the momentum around the race conversation. It will focus on how to propose anti-racism efforts and interventions at your institution in a way that is impactful and sustainable. Guest speaker: Bonnie Simpson Mason, MD, Medical Director of Diversity Equity and Inclusion, American College of Surgeons.