From the office of Dr. Carlos Smith, director of diversity, equity and inclusion at the VCU School of Dentistry.
Continuing on our path towards a more inclusive School of Dentistry, we wanted to take a moment to both reflect and celebrate PRIDE and the recognition of our LGBTQ+ community members – patients, students, staff and faculty.
We invite you to participate in the upcoming American Dental Association sponsored Amplifying Voices: An Open Forum on LGBTQ+ Community and the Dental Profession on Wednesday June 23 at 8 pm EST. You can register and learn more here.
Loud and Proud – Speaking out against inequality, discrimination and their inextricable link to health disparities and inequities is something each of us could turn up the volume on. Here are a few resources we should all be familiar with to better care for our patients and to understand the lived experience of our LGBT+ friends and colleagues.
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