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Dr. Francis Lu to discuss diversity and inclusion at Psychiatry Grand Rounds Dec. 16

Francis Lu, M.D., DLFAPA, will present “Diversity and Inclusion in GME: Implementing the 2019 ACGME Common Program Requirement on Diversity and Inclusion” from 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2020. This presentation will be held via Zoom/video conferencing. Dr. Lu is a Luke & Grace Kim professor emeritus in cultural psychiatry and professor emeritus of clinical psychiatry, Step VII, at the University of California, Davis.

Upon completion of this program, the learner will be able to:

  • Understand the meaning and significance of the new ACGME Common Program Requirement (CPR) on diversity and inclusion that is an accreditation standard for all residencies and fellowships of all specialties, effective July 1, 2019.
  • Understand the Diversity Engagement Survey instrument’s eight factors that connect engagement theory with diversity and inclusion constructs.
  • Identify and utilize a checklist of concrete specific action steps that residency and fellowship programs can take towards meeting this new accreditation standard with a focus on diverse and inclusive recruitment of trainees and faculty.

This Grand Rounds presentation, sponsored by the UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences and the School’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, is broadcast via video conference to many sites throughout North Dakota and Minnesota and is also streamed via personal computers. If you want information on how to attend, please contact Teresa Klein at 701.293.4101 or

The University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences designates this Live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.