The Department of Emergency Medicine would like to thank our Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds speaker, Uché Blackstock, MD, who shared her expertise on implicit and explicit bias during her presentations on Bias in Medicine: Patient Bias towards Providers/Provider Bias Towards Patients AND #MeToo: Addressing Gender Bias in Academic Medicine, on March 28, 2019.
Dr. Uché Blackstock is an Associate Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at NYU Langone Health. She completed her Emergency Medicine residency at SUNY Downstate/Kings County Hospital in 2009, where she also served as Chief Resident. She then completed an Emergency Ultrasound fellowship at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital in 2010. Dr. Blackstock is the founder and co-Director of the Emergency Ultrasound fellowship in the Department of Emergency Medicine and founder and Director of Ultrasound Content at NYU School of Medicine.
She is also the Faculty Director of Recruitment, Retention and Inclusion in the Office of Diversity Affairs (ODA). In her Diversity Affairs role, Dr. Blackstock oversees the Office’s recruitment and retention efforts of students, residents and faculty from groups underrepresented in medicine and leads institutional initiatives to promote the advancement and inclusion of women faculty at NYU School of Medicine. Dr. Blackstock delivers talks and trainings nationally on bias in medicine.