Mario Navarro and Omar Nunez

Sun Nov 19: PA Series IV: Unlocking Your Potential: Empowering Diversity in the PA Profession

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Mario Raul Navarro, PA-C(c)
Physician Assistant

Omar M. Núñez, PA Student III
Stanford University School of Medicine

Sunday, November 19, 2023
6pm-7:30pm PST

Click on the YouTube link below to view this webinar. Once you have viewed the presentation, you can log back in and take the Quiz for this event. A score of 70% or above will earn you a Certificate for 2 hours of Medical Mentorship.

Workshop Description:
Are you an aspiring physician assistant eager to make your mark in healthcare while breaking barriers as an underrepresented minority student? Join our transformative workshop, where we’ll take you on a journey of empowerment and growth.
In this dynamic session, we’ll not only recap vital meetings but also delve into the crucial theme of celebrating diversity in the PA profession. Discover the profound importance of representation and how it can reshape the landscape of healthcare. Explore the pressing need for diverse healthcare professionals to address healthcare disparities effectively.
We will tackle head-on the challenges that underrepresented minority students often encounter in higher education and provide strategies for promoting inclusion and cultural competence in healthcare settings. Moreover, learn how to become a champion for diversity and equity, even in prestigious institutions.
Be inspired by successful PA professionals from diverse backgrounds during our enlightening Q&A session. Join us in fostering a healthcare landscape where women and underrepresented minority students emerge as leaders, driving positive change in the PA profession. Your journey towards empowerment starts here.

About the Speakers:

Mario Raul Navarro Jr. is a graduate physician assistant in the program at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis. He completed his undergraduate degree in psychobiology at UCLA in 2018. He is a first-generation Mexican American and the son of immigrants from the state of Sinaloa and Jalisco. He is passionate about helping underrepresented minority students interested in pursuing the PA profession and looks forward to answering all of your questions!

Omar Manuel Núñez is a first-generation Mexican American, born and raised in the San Fernando Valley. He received his bachelor’s degree from California State University, Northridge, where he also became a published organic chemist. He is currently a third-year PA student at Stanford University. His clinical background comes from emergency medicine, as he was an EMT for over 2 years. He is an NHSC scholar, so he intends to work in the primary care setting, but he also loves the idea of working in the ED. His experiences as a son of an immigrant family drive him to diversify medicine and uplift underserved communities inside and outside of medicine. Lifestyle Medicine is an area of interest that he plans on advancing in his practice as a future PA.

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Topic: PA Series IV: Unlocking Your Potential: Empowering Diversity in the PA Profession
When: Sunday, Nov 19, 6:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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