Leadership Education in Advancing Diversity: The Impostor Syndrome, Microaggressions, and Implicit Bias


Tuesday, May 14, 2019
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM


This workshop may be added to your SAEM19 registration!



This half-day course will cover key internal and external barriers affecting leadership advancement through diversity and inclusion. Internal barriers include effects of the impostor syndrome and how it interferes with confidence, promotion, and leadership roles. External barriers include microaggressions and implicit bias and their effects on the learning and workplace environment. Participants will share their experiences in this enhanced learning session, leading to a newfound awareness of these key concepts.


Alai Alvarez, MD - Stanford University Hospital/Kaiser-Permanente
Michael A. Gisondi, MD - Stanford University School of Medicine
Daniel Hernandez, MD - Stanford University Hospital/Kaiser-Permanente
Emily Earl-Royal, MD MPH - Stanford University Hospital/Kaiser-Permanente


8:00 AM - 8:20 AM        Introduction

8:20 AM - 8:45 AM        Isolation

8:45 AM - 9:30 AM        Imposter Syndrome

9:30 AM - 9:45 AM        Break

9:45 AM - 10:30 AM       Implicit Bias

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM     Microaggressions

11:15 AM - 11:30 AM     Belonging

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM     Wrap-Up

Leadership Education in Advancing Diversity