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The Difference: How the Power of Diversity Creates Better Groups, Firms, Schools, and Societies

Video Length: 83 minutes

Description:

In this video, Scott E. Page, Ph.D., a leading scholar in the role diversity plays in organizations and society, and AAMC Chief Diversity Officer Marc Nivet, Ed.D. discuss the importance of diversity and inclusion in academic medicine, the value diversity and inclusion adds to medical education and health care, and how diversity influences the complex system of health care.

Dr. Page is the Leonid Hurwicz Collegiate Professor of Complex Systems, Political Science, and Economics at the University of Michigan and author of "The Difference: How the Power of Diversity Creates Better Groups, Firms, Schools, and Societies." Page’s research focuses on how diversity influences complex systems.

Claire Pomeroy, M.D., M.B.A., CEO of UC Davis Health System, UC Davis vice chancellor for human health sciences, dean of the School of Medicine, and member of the AAMC Board of Directors provides the introduction to this webinar.

Learning Objectives:

  • To understand how collective diversity positively affects complex environments.

  • To understand how the United States is segregated by multiple factors.

  • To understand how growing up in self-similar environments can negatively impact how individuals communicate and understand their peers.

Presenters:

Marc A. Nivet, Ed.D., M.B.A.
Chief Diversity Officer
Association of American Medical Colleges

Scott E. Page, Ph.D.
External Faculty, The Santa Fe Institute
Director, Center for the Study of Complex Systems
Leonid Hurwicz Collegiate Professor of Complex Systems, Political Science, and Economics
The University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

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