Shifting the Lens
Episode 4: #BlackGirlMagic: Making Excellence Look Effortless

Episode 4: #BlackGirlMagic: Making Excellence Look Effortless

June 30, 2021

Dayle Davenport, MD, sprinkles some of her #BlackGirlMagic when she sheds light on her experience as a Black female physician, highlights how the intersections of gender and race impact her role as a provider and identifies areas of opportunities on the diversity, equity and inclusion front plus so much more.

This episode of Shifting the Lens is also available on YouTube.

Episode 3: What Unites Us

Episode 3: What Unites Us

May 24, 2021

Jessica Amashta, LCSW, and Tanya Sorrell, PhD, explore how mental health has been affected one year after the death of George Floyd, the increasing accessibility of mental health for Black and Latinx people and what resources are available to support mental health and wellness at Rush.

This episode of Shifting the Lens is also available on YouTube.

The following mental health resources are also available:

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Episode 2: Dismantling the Model Minority Myth, Part 1 (Clinician/Faculty Edition)

Episode 2: Dismantling the Model Minority Myth, Part 1 (Clinician/Faculty Edition)

April 23, 2021

Christine Tsai, MD, explores her relationship with “the model minority” myth, how it affects her role as both a provider and a professor, and how the Asian American and Pacific Islander community fits into the diversity and inclusion conversation.

This episode of Shifting the Lens is also available on YouTube.

For resources on how you can support the Asian American and Pacific Islander community, please visit the Rush Racial Justice Action Committee Resources page and go to the "Be An Anti-Racist (A Resources List)" in the Let's Work Together to Be the Change drop-down menu.

Episode 2: Dismantling the Model Minority Myth, Part 2 (Student Edition)

Episode 2: Dismantling the Model Minority Myth, Part 2 (Student Edition)

April 23, 2021

Rush University Health Systems Management students Monroe Chen, Victoria Lei and Modesty Tan share what it’s like for them personally in the current climate of rising anti-Asian racism, how they navigate this landscape and what they need in terms of support for their mental health and wellness.

This episode of Shifting the Lens is also available on YouTube.

For resources on how you can support the Asian American and Pacific Islander community, please visit the Rush Racial Justice Action Committee Resources page and go to the "Be An Anti-Racist (A Resources List)" in the Let's Work Together to Be the Change drop-down menu.

Episode 1: Black Men in White Coats

Episode 1: Black Men in White Coats

March 18, 2021

Aaron Franklin, RN, and Carl Lambert Jr., MD, dive into the realities of being Black health care providers in a largely white space, explore how they navigate this landscape, outline opportunities for support and define what self-care looks like in support of themselves.

This episode of Shifting the Lens, along with bonus content, is also available on YouTube.

Episode 1 Bonus Content: How do you spend Black capital?
Episode 1 Bonus Content: How do you feel about nurses/doctors?
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