We are constantly faced with difficult, multi-faceted issues of diversity and inclusion, with no clear solution. Diversity Dialogues provides a space in which everyone can communicate, be heard, and engage with the complex problems we all face. Diversity Dialogues is an open discussion of diversity and inclusion issues and the diversity initiatives at UNR Med.
Neurodiversity is not just autism anymore: Strategies and cultural considerations for self and patient care
Our culture is increasingly becoming aware of how being, working with, or caring for neurodivergent people involves addressing misconceptions, anxieties, stigma, and potential discrimination. In this dialogue, Dr. Jim Cherney (Associate Professor, Communication Studies) and Dr. Zhizhong Li (Assistant Dean, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and Assistant Professor, Orvis School of Nursing) will answer your questions about
neurodivergence, especially as it relates to your role as students of medicine and nursing and future careers as medical professionals.
Date and Time: 10.20.2023 | 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Open to all Faculty Staff, Residents, and Students