Meetings and Education

#DEIinRO: Social Education Series


Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Radiation Oncology (DEIinRO) is a social education series targeting and discussing key issues on diversity, inclusion and belonging within the field of radiation oncology. This series consists of one-hour sessions held throughout the summer and fall. Each session will consist of a panel of key experts on the topic and will be streamed live on YouTube.

All sessions will be recorded and posted after the sessions conclude. Sessions are free of charge. Registration is required.

2023 DEIinRO Sessions

Below is the 2023 live session schedule for the DEIinRO webinar series. Recorded sessions will become available in the ASTRO Academy two weeks following the conclusion of the live session.

Diversity in Clinical Trials

Date/Time: October 16 at 2:00 p.m. Eastern time
Hosts: Chika Madu, MD, Northwell Health and Rosalyn Morrell, MD, CenterPoint Radiation Oncology

  • Chanita Hughes Halbert, PhD, MUSC
  • Mitchell Machtay, MD, FASTRO, Penn State Hershey Medical Center
  • Jennifer Wenzel, PhD, Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

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Impact of Implicit and Explicit Biases on the Intersectionality of Gender and Historically Excluded Racial Backgrounds

Date/Time: November 14 at 4:00 p.m. Eastern time
Host: Parul Barry, MD, UPMC Radiation Oncology

  • ​Sarahgene Defoe, MD, UPMC Radiation Oncology
  • Laura Flores, PhD, University of Nebraska Medical Center
  • Phylicia Gawu, DO, University of Oklahoma
  • Mylin Torres, MD, Emory University

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Sessions already recorded in 2023

Sexual and Gender Identity (SGM)-Based Microaggressions: Recognizing and Responding to Bias in Health Care

Hosts: Jason Domogauer, MD, PhD, NYU Langone Health and Alicia Smart, MD, Massachusetts General Hospital
Moderator: Molree Williams-Lendor, NYU Langone Health

  • Nicole Larrier, MD, Duke University
  • Sunshine Osterman, PhD, NYU Langone Health
  • Andrew Martella, MD, Stanford Health Care
  • Jessica Vadas, PhD, DABR, Mayo Clinic

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#DEIinRO Past Sessions

Below is a list of the past session topics for DEIinRO. Recordings will be posted one to two weeks after the session concludes.