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Annual SMHS Medical Curriculum Retreat to be held virtually on Oct. 26

The SMHS annual Medical Curriculum Retreat will be held virtually from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 26, 2023.

The keynote speaker for the retreat will be Dr. David Acosta, M.D., chief diversity and inclusion officer with the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC).

On the agenda are discussions about diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), along with DEI activities, badging ideas, student engagement information, Q&A, and student input and feedback on reports from the 2022-23 academic year.

Everyone is invited to attend.

Join the meeting online via Zoom here (passcode: 563490).

For questions or more information, contact Dawne Barwin at or 701.777.3800.

A video recording of the retreat will be available for those who were unable to attend. Email Dawne after the event for a link to the video.