Drs. Ambar Faridi, O'Rese Knight, and Fasika Woreta, members of the Academy's Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) work group for resident education, discuss the importance of DEI, strategies to improve diversity and equity in ophthalmology, and future challenges to address in resident selection.
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Release: February 10, 2022; expires February 10, 2025
Participants: Drs. Faridi, Knight, Woreta, and Sridhar report no relevant financial disclosures.
Review Panel: The following reviewers report no financial disclosures: Jeffrey D. Henderer, MD; Danah Albreiki, MBBS; Ashiyani Nariani, MPH; Mazeyar Saboori, MD; Annie Moreau, MD; and Allison Umfress, MD
Learning Objective: Upon completion of this episode, the listener should be able to describe how issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion impact the practice of ophthalmology and in particular the instruction and selection of residents and trainees.
Audience: This activity is intended for comprehensive ophthalmologists.
Accreditation: The American Academy of Ophthalmology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The American Academy of Ophthalmology designates this internet enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Hardware/Software Requirements: This learning activity requires a current web browser and speaker or headset capable of playing streaming audio.