The Color of Medicine – Reel Talk Series

  • Thursday, September 13, 2018 • 5:00 pm
  • St. Louis Children’s Auditorium, 4942 Park View Pl

Registration for this event is required. Please contact Letitia Slack at to attend.

Join us for a viewing of the documentary: “The Color of Medicine – Homer G. Phillips Hospital” , and stay for the panel discussion following the film screening.

The Color of Medicine is a documentary capturing the history of medical training of African-Americans at Homer G. Phillips Hospital. Dr. Earle U. Robinson Jr., a 2nd generation physician and alumnus, whose father was one of the first 27 interns to graduate from Homer G. Phillips, shares his personal story and the significance of the Homer G. Phillips hospital’s valuable part in African-American history.

BJH, SLCH, WUSM | “Diversity Week 2018: Be Aware of your Unaware” will be an opportunity for employees of the Washington University Medical Campus to explore and learn about the role of organizational and personal biases that have led to health care disparities and how to mitigate those biases to create meaningful change in health care and medicine.

Events range from a nationally renowned speaker on racial sociology, a panel discussion and a film screening, to a diversity fair full of internal and external resources and food trucks.

The week is hosted by Barnes-Jewish Hospital and its partners: St. Louis Children’s Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, Goldfarb School of Nursing and St. Louis College of Pharmacy.

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