JASME Lancaster Rep Event: Decolonising the Curriculum: Recognising Dermatological Conditions in Skin of Colour
Monday 10th May, 18:00 BST
BME Medics Lancaster, Lancaster DermSoc and JASME Local Reps (Lancaster) are proud to present our event - 'Decolonising the Medical Curriculum' with a focus on medical racism and recognising dermatological conditions in Skin of Colour. Everyone from all backgrounds and stages of education are welcome to join.
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Olamide Dada, multi-award winning final year medical student and the Founder and Chief Executive of Melanin Medics. Olamide will be exploring with us the issue of race and medicine. What is medical racism? How does it impact on patients, doctors and medical education and how do we confront it? What is medical education still missing? What does ‘decolonising the curriculum’ actually mean? Find out on the day.
Dr Sharon Belmo is a Consultant Dermatologist in London with specialist interests in Skin of Colour and hair loss. She is the founder and clinical lead for the Centre of Evidence Based Dermatology Skin of Colour Resource. She is passionate about promoting dermatology for Skin of Colour in the UK and will be presenting us with an overview of how common dermatological diseases we are likely to encounter as students and trainees present in Skin of Colour. She will also be covering biological differences, normal variations in darker skin and conditions that are unique to or more common in Skin of Colour.
Portfolio certificates will be available after the event.