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GDI Navigator to Excellence: Strategic Planning Webinar

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Video Length: 30 minutes

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What are some components of a successful strategic plan for diversity and inclusion? Should you integrate a new or existing strategic plan for diversity and inclusion into the institution’s main plan? The GDI Steering Committee organized this Webinar to respond to questions and address key elements for strategic planning.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe some of the necessary elements for success in developing an institutional diversity strategic plan.
  • Discuss some of the necessary elements for success with implementing an institutional diversity strategic plan.
  • Describe how LCME accreditation diversity standards can help serve as leverage for your diversity initiative, and how a diversity strategic plan can help improve your LCME site visit.


Wanda D. Lipscomb, PhD
Chair, Group on Student Affairs Committee on Diversity
Senior Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion
Michigan State University College of Human Medicine

David Acosta, MD, FAAFP
Chief Diversity Officer
University of Washington School of Medicine
Associate Vice Chancellor of Diversity and Inclusion
UC Davis Health System

Maria Soto-Greene, MD
Vice Dean and Professor of Medicine
Director, Hispanic Center of Excellence
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey of the New Jersey Medical School

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