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2020 Diversity in Radiology and Molecular
Imaging: What We Need to Know

A three-day interactive workshop dedicated to Racial Diversity in STEM, Women in STEM, and Global Health

Sept 9-11, 2020

Attend the World Molecular Imaging Congress (WMIC) for Free

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The content of this activity is not related to products or the business lines of an ACCME-defined commercial interest. Hence, there are no relevant financial relationships with an ACCME-defined commercial interests for anyone who was in control of the content of this activity.



To facilitate healthy discussions and lasting change for an increasing diversity in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics/Medicine) fields, Stanford School of Medicine Department of Radiology and the World Molecular Imaging Society invite you to join an online webinar workshop on this topic from September 9-11, 2020. Faculty experts will cover research and educational topics related to diversity in STEM, such as(1) Social Justice, (2) Women in STEM and (3) Global Health.



This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Stanford University School of Medicine and World Molecular Imaging Congress (WMIC). The Stanford University School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.



The Stanford University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 9.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

At the conclusion of this activity, learners should be able to:
1.       Evaluate the impact of microaggressions on the development of minority members in Radiology
2.       Apply practical strategies to improve racial diversity in STEM and Radiology
3.       Develop strategies to serve an increasingly culturally diverse patient population and reduce health care disparities
4.       Discuss vocal support for females in Radiology leadership roles
5.       Examine inequalities of career opportunities in STEM and Radiology
6.       Assess inequities in health outcomes in global health

Heike E. Daldrup-Link, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Radiology
Associate Chair for Diversity
Stanford University

Julie Sutcliffe Ph.D.

President, World Molecular Imaging Society
Professor, Biomedical Engineering
Hematology and Oncology
UC Davis

Letter from Heike and Julie



Dear WMIS trainees, colleagues and friends,

We welcome you to join our upcoming virtual WMIS – Stanford Diversity conference on September 9-11, 2020. We are coming together to reinforce our commitment to diversity and to provide a forum for our team members
to engage in meaningful discussions. The conference will provide keynote lectures, scientific presentations and educational lectures from leaders and pioneers in the field, who will discuss important topics related to racial
justice, women in STEM and Global Health. We are also offering breakout sessions whereby carefully selected individuals will facilitate a discussion about how to implement more supportive and inclusive practices into our
daily professional and personal life. The breakout sessions are designed to enable active involvement of smaller groups where people feel safe to discuss current challenges in the STEM field and actionable solutions.

This conference is free of charge and will provide 9.5 CME credits. Abstracts of all conference presentations and a summary of discussion points and insights provided by all conference participants will be published in Molecular Imaging & Biology. The organizing committee will provide 10 trainee prizes in the form of free WMIS memberships to conference attendants for the 2021 WMIC in Miami.

Thank you for your interest! We look forward to seeing you at the conference!

— Heike Daldrup-Link, MD, PhD & Julie L. Sutcliffe, PhD


WMIS Diversity Conference Organizing Committee

Heike E Daldrup-Link, M.D, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Radiology
Co-Director, Cancer Imaging Program
Associate Chair for Diversity
Department of Radiology
Stanford University

Julie Sutcliffe Ph.D.
President, World Molecular Imaging Society
Biomedical Engineering
University of California, Davis

Lisa Baird
World Molecular Imaging Society

Sylvia Anderson
Director of Operations
World Molecular Imaging Society

Jason Lewis
Editor in Chief, Molecular Imaging and Biology
Emily Tow Jackson Chair in Oncology
Vice-Chair for Research, Department of Radiology
Chief, Radiochemistry and Imaging Sciences Service
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Virginia Hinostroza, MS
Co-Chair, Stanford Radiology Trainee Diversity Committee
Stanford University

Brenda Yu
Co-Chair, Stanford Radiology Trainee Diversity Committee
Stanford University
Program Leader, ADVANCE, SSRP
Communications Officer, SBSA

Brett Fite, Ph.D.
Instructor and Trainee Diversity Outreach Lead
Department of Radiology
Stanford University