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Fri Mar 15: How to Navigate Racism and Discrimination in Your Pre-Health Journey

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Andria Tatem, MD, MEd, 
Assistant Professor Pediatrics
Eastern Virginia Medical School

Emma Omoruyi, MD, MPH
Professor of Pediatrics
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Anthony Kulukulualani, MD
Fellow Child and Adolescent Medicine
UNC School of Medicine

Logan Dean
National Pre-Medical Board Member (PMBM)
Chair, National MAPS Committee, 
Student National Medical Association

Friday, March 15, 2024 
3pm-4:30pm PST

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Workshop Description:
Join us for the “How to Navigate Racism and Discrimination in Your Pre-Health Journey” webinar. We will explore the challenges and obstacles faced by aspiring healthcare professionals due to racism and discrimination. Our SNMA alumni expert speakers will provide valuable insights, practical strategies, and resources to help pre-health students approach these systemic barriers effectively. Don’t miss this opportunity to gain valuable insights and empower yourself to create positive change in the healthcare field!

About the Speakers:

Andria Tatem, MD, MEd

Andria Tatem, MD, MEd is a physician, and educator who focuses on promoting Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in medicine and mental health in primary care. She is currently an Assistant Professor at Eastern Virginia Medical School, where she serves as Medical Director of Mental Health Pediatrics, Vice Chair of Diversity for the Department of Pediatrics, and Associate Program Director for the Pediatric Residency Program. Dr. Tatem has been invited to present and lead workshops nationally and internationally promoting Justice Equity Diversity and Inclusion in the healthcare environment.

Emma Omoruyi, MD, MPH

Emma Omoruyi, MD, MPH is currently a Professor in the Division of Community and General Pediatrics at The John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School associated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. She completed her undergraduate degree at Duke University and is a graduate of the Duke University Medical School.  She also obtained a Master’s in Public Health from the University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health. After finishing her pediatric residency and chief residency at the UTHealth at Houston, she joined the faculty and currently serves as the Program Director.

Anthony Kulukulualani, MD
Fellow Child and Adolescent Medicine
UNC School of Medicine

Logan Dean
Logan Dean

Logan Dean, a passionate community advocate, dedicated educator, and innovative leader, hails from and is based in Atlanta, Georgia. She obtained her Bachelor of Science in Psychology with a Pre-Medicine Concentration from Georgia State University and her Master of Arts in Biological Sciences from the State University of New York at Buffalo. Currently, Logan serves as the 2023-2024 Pre-Medical Board Member and the Chairperson of the Minority Association of Pre-Medical/Health Students (MAPS) Committee of the Student National Medical Association (SNMA). With aspirations to become a physician-social scientist, Logan tirelessly works towards this goal, aiming to work alongside community members to prioritize health promotion and disease prevention as a family physician. In addition to her professional pursuits, Logan enjoys writing and has co-authored a book with other future and current physicians and physician assistants titled Beyond Beautiful: A Girl’s Guide to Studying, Self-Care, and Staying Focused During Difficult Times. To learn more about Logan and her book, visit

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Topic: How to Navigate Racism and Discrimination in Your Pre-Health Journey
When: Friday, Mar 15, 3:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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