Note: The schedule is subject to change. Please check back regularly for updates.

Friday, July 20, 2018

8 a.m.

and continental breakfast

8:30 a.m.

Welcome and Introduction

Benjamin Wilfond, MD

8:45 a.m.

The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Conversation With Anne Fadiman

Anne Fadiman and Douglas Diekema, MD, MPH

9:30 a.m.

From Appropriate Accommodation to Inappropriate Compromise in Cross-Cultural Medical Encounters: Defining the Boundaries of Acceptable Action and Naming and Managing Conflict

Chris Feudtner MD, PhD, MPH

10:15 a.m.


10:30 a.m.

When Parents and Providers Disagree: Understanding and Responding to Conflicts in the Care of Children

Douglas S. Diekema, MD, MPH

11 a.m.

Rethinking Respect for Diversity

Norman Fost, MD, MPH

11:30 a.m.

Panel discussion and Q&A

12 p.m.

Lunch (provided)

1 p.m.

Targeted versus Universal Screening: The Role of Race in Genetic Policies and Practices

Lainie Friedman Ross, MD, PhD

1:30 p.m.

Patient-Provider Communication, Patient Empowerment and Reducing Health Disparities

Monica Peek, MD, MPH, MSc

2 p.m.

Dealing With Racist Patients

Kimani Paul-Emile, JD, PhD

2:30 p.m.


2:45 p.m.

A Conversation About Ethical Challenges That Arise Amidst Cultural and Religious Diversity

Douglas Diekema, MD, MPH, moderator

3:45 p.m.

Questions from the audience

4:15 p.m.


Saturday, July 21, 2018

7:45 a.m.

and continental breakfast

8:15 a.m.

Welcome and Introduction

Douglas Diekema, MD, MPH

8:30 a.m.

Case-Based Lecture: A Conflict Rooted in Religious Belief

Aasim Padela, MD, MSc

9 a.m.

Case-Based Lecture: A Conflict Arising from Cultural Differences

Tumaini Coker, MD, MBA

9:30 a.m.

Panel and questions from the audience

10 a.m.


10:15 a.m.

Breakout sessions: Abstract presentations and discussion

11:30 a.m.


11:45 a.m.

One Foot In and One Foot Out: Navigating Trust, Obligations and Commitments in Community-Based Research

Nanibaa’ Garrison, PhD

12:30 p.m.

Concluding remarks and adjourn