The challenges of diversity for medical education

8 July 2020 - 8 July 2020
The challenges of diversity for medical education

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ASMEBITESIZE: The challenges of diversity for medical education - podcast and webinar
Wednesday 8th July 2020, 11:00am

During this recent podcast and follow up webinar Prof Nisha Dogra discussed the challenges of diversity for medical education asking questions about why there has been so little progress with EDI in medical education.

The podcast is available by clicking on the button below*...

Podcast Access

*if you are unable to listen to the podcast a transcript is available by clicking here

The accompanying slides are available by clicking here

The follow up webinar was with Nisha in conversation with Dr Riya George, ASME Honorary Secretary and Lead for Diversity and Inclusion - please click on the link below to access the webinar video

Webinar Video

If you are unable to watch the video a transcript is available by clicking here

Please note there will be a follow up session to this on Tuesday 11th August, 11:00am - please click here to register and for further information 

Prof Nisha Dogra BM DCH FRCPsych MA (Socio-legal studies, children), Postgraduate Certificate in Systemic Practice PhD

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Nisha Dogra is Emeritus Professor of Psychiatry Education at the Greenwood Institute of Child Health, University of Leicester. She is an external lecturer on the MMedSci Medical Education Masters at the University of Nottingham. She was until her retirement working as a generic child and adolescent psychiatrist. Currently, her work in child mental health is focused on how young people see the relationship between mental health and social media. Throughout her career Nisha was been involved in the development and delivery of a wide variety of teaching and training events in undergraduate and postgraduate education, locally, nationally and internationally in both psychiatry and diversity.  Nisha has led innovations in how medical students can be taught diversity to ensure they deliver high quality care to a range of patients and understand how their own perspectives may influence the care they provide. This has extended to how educators ensure their practice is inclusive and the need for organisations to have transparent processes to implement equality, diversity and inclusion policies. She has advocated for faculty development and openness in discussing issues related to diversity. She was the Foundation Chair of Diversity in Medicine and Healthcare from 2014-2017 having informally chaired the network from 2011 and played a key role in its’ development. She has published widely including peer reviewed publications, edited and written books as well as contributing chapters to edited books related to psychiatry and education. She and a colleague wrote the chapter on diversity in Understanding Medical Education: Evidence, Theory and Practice edited by Swanwick, Forrest and O’Brien (2018). In 2011. Nisha was runner up for the Times Higher Education Award for Innovative Teacher of the Year. She was Associate Dean for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion for the Royal College of Psychiatrists from 2016-2019.