Schedule of DEI Credit Eligible Events

DEI Credit-Eligible Events Open to All COM - T

To schedule a departmental training or a Spark Lecture please contact Yvette Corral at


Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021                11:00 - 12:00 PM           Location: Zoom

DEI Training: Implicit Bias and Interviews 

Learning Objective:

This one-hour presentation reviews biases that may influence how candidates are evaluated during an interview. It also reviews self-presentation tactics as well as strategies to reduce the effects of biases. Ideal for admissions and admissions committees. 

Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2021                11:00 - 12:30 PM           Location: Zoom

DEI Training: Everyday Bias for the Healthcare Professionals

Learning Objective:

Developed by Cook Ross and the Association of American Medical Colleges, this training gives participants a deeper understanding of unconscious bias, and how it develops, influences perceptions and decision-making, and impacts institutional diversity and inclusion efforts. Ideal for all students, residents/fellows, faculty, and staff.

Friday, Oct. 29, 2021                8:00 - 9:00 AM           Location: TBA

SPARK Lecture: How Diversity Matters for Health

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify historical and social factors contributing to racial and ethnic health disparities.
  2. Recognize how implicit bias affects patient outcomes.
  3. Describe how practitioners and communities can reduce health disparities.

Tueday, Nov. 16, 2021               12:00 - 1:00 PM           Location: Webinar

Spark Lecture: Webinar: DEI Leadership in the Life Sciences and Virtual Care

Learnign Objectives:

  1. Identify the federal laws and regulations that support diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace.
  2. Describe the barriers to telehealth accessibility and apply examples from different jurisdictions in the US and abroad to address those barriers.
  3. Articulate examples of leadership strategies to overcome biases and successfully incorporate DEI in hiring and retention, in participant recruitment for clinical trials, and in the delivery of virtual care.

Friday, Nov. 19, 2021                12:00 - 1:00 PM           Location: Zoom

DEI Training: Inclusive Websites

Learning Objective:

This training reviews the importance of appealing to a diverse audience through your website. It also reviews elements to include in your website to attract a diverse audience.

Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021                2:00 - 3:00 PM           Location: Zoom

DEI Training: Microaggressions 

Learning Objective:

This training reviews microaggressions as a form of unconscious bias and discusses strategies to combat the effects of microaggressions. Ideal for all students, residents/fellows, faculty, and staff.

Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2021             12:00 - 1:00 PM         Location: TBA

SPARK Lecture: Health Disparity in Asthma Care - A School Centered Approach to Improve Outcomes

Learning Ojectives - The learner will :

Understand health disparities in asthma care.
Be able to summarize the development of the Colorado school-centered asthma program.
Be able to discuss key elements in developing partnerships and the collaboration necessary for a successful program.
Understand how social determinants of health are being assessed and managed in the University of Colorado Breathing Institute program.

Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2021             8:00 - 9:00 AM         Location: Zoom

DEI Training: Unconscious Bias for Search Committees

Learning Ojectives:

This presentation is designed to acquaint search committees and others with research on unconscious bias as an initial step in mitigating its effects in the recruitment process. Ideal for search committee members.