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Celebration of Diversity events honor inclusion and multiculturalism in academic medicine

By: Tyler Francischine
Ibram Kendi Ibram X. Kendi, PhD, former UF assistant professor and 2016 National Book Award winner. Photo by Mindy C. Miller
“Race relations play a key role in the development of medicine and our health care system.”
— Maude Lofton, MD ’79
Alumni talking Dr. Lofton talks with fellow alumni at the UF College of Medicine's Celebration of Diversity. Photo by Jesse S. Jones
“It's important to make people aware of how diversity, or the lack thereof, impacts equity and outcomes.”
— J. Adrian Tyndall, MD