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Diversifying the Medical Profession through Community Engagement and Outreach

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Pedro Jose Greer Jr.

Pedro José Greer Jr., M.D.

Associate Dean for Community Engagement, Wertheim College of Medicine, Florida International University

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Wednesday, July 22, 2015

4:00 p.m. – Reception
5:00 p.m. – Program

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Pardee RAND Graduate School Pre-Program Reception

Join Pardee RAND faculty, students, alumni, and Board of Governors and Summer Faculty Workshop participants from universities around the country for a pre-program wine and hors d’oeuvre reception.

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Whether bringing medical care to the people in Miami who need it most, training medical students through a community-based approach, or sharing his prolific research through a multitude of books and journal articles, Dr. Pedro "Joe" Greer has a long record of helping to alleviate disparities in underserved communities. He will share his thoughts on overcoming the challenges of attracting, recruiting, and retaining diverse students as well as ensuring that schools are providing education that is relevant to the diverse communities from which their students come.

Dr. Greer, a Presidential Medal of Freedom honoree, will be the keynote speaker for the 2015 Summer Faculty Workshop in Policy Research and Analysis. He will share insights from his distinguished career in public service through a conversation with Dr. Gery W. Ryan, Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs, Pardee RAND Graduate School and Senior Behavioral Scientist at RAND.

Register for this Program

Register by July 16. There is no charge to attend, but seating is limited and advance registration is required. Due to limited seating, this invitation is nontransferable. If you know someone who may be interested in this program, please contact us to see whether space is available. For further information, contact

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