2020 Western Regional Iverson Bell Summit

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We are moving forward in planning a Virtual Iverson Bell Summit for Fall  2020.  We will update content as it becomes available. 

Registration will be open July 20, 2020...we hope you can join us at the Summit!

Friday, October 23, 2020: ACCESS

Access: Unbiased, equal opportunity to take full advantage of education through the removal of institutional barriers.

8:00 AMWelcome and Opening Remarks
Dean of WSU CVM
8:30 AM

The Complexity of Indentity: Intersectionality in Veterinary Medicine
by Lisa M. Greenhill, MPA, EdD  

9:50 AM - 10:10 AMBREAK
10:10 AMServing our Communities - Conscientious Admissions
by Gretchen Delcambre, DVM, MS
11:10 AMDEI Strategic Plan/Implicit Bias
by Jamie Nolan
12:00  PMLUNCH - Why D&I in VetMed  
by Christine Jenkins, DVM, DACVIM-SAIM
1:00 PMImpact of Microaggressions
by Allen Sutton, Ed.D
2:00 PM

Learning Lab: Implicit Bias, Jamie Noland

2:50 PM - 3:10 PMBREAK
3:10 PM

Learning Lab: Serving our Communities - Identifying Regional Needs, Goals, and Admissions Solutions, Gretchen H. Delcambre

4:10 PMLearning Labs: It's Systemic: Understanding and Combating Microaggressions, Allen Sutton

Saturday, October 24, 2020: ABILITY

Ability: And individual’s capacity, with or without accommodation, to reach a required level of skill.

8:00 AMCross-Cultural Considerations: Working with International Students in Medical Environments
by Kate Hellman, PhD
9:00 AMThe Neck Up Check Up: An Up Close Look at Suicide Prevention and Mental Health in the Veterinary Profession 
by Jen Brandt, LISW-S, PhD
9:50 AM - 10:10 AMBREAK
10:10 AMUniversal Design
by Schawn Hardesty, M.A., CI/CT, NIC Advanced & Ashley Detore, EIPA
by Matthew Jeffries, PhD
1:00 PM

Learning Lab: Cross-Cultural Considerations: Working with International Students in Medical Environments, Kate Hellman 

2:00 PMLearning Lab
Universal Design in a Vet Med Context: Case Studies and an ASL Lesson
,  Schawn Hardesty & Ashley Detore
2:50 PM - 3:10 PMBREAK
3:10 PMLearning Lab: LGBTQ+ 101, Matthew Jeffries 
4:10 PMRecap and Discussion



Sunday, October 25, 2020: ALLYSHIP

Allyship: The active practice of a person of privilege to come alongside a marginalized person or group and promote a culture of inclusion. 

8:00 AMApplying to Vet School & In-Class Experience
by Student Panel
9:00 AMPresenter Panel Q&A
9:50 AM - 10:10 AMBREAK
10:10 AMRound - Tables: Effective Allyship
11:10 AMClosing Remarks

Thank you to our sponsor for supporting the 2020 Western Regional Iverson Bell Summit: