Identify the different forms of racism and, more importantly, identify their own subconscious personal bias.
Identify the impact of race on medical education, research and clinical care.
Identify how DEI initiatives can positively impact the practice of urology.
Examine innovative methodologies employed to increase the numbers of underrepresented groups in urology.
Participate in activities to encourage and support individualism among urology team members.
The course will review the statistics of underrepresented minorities in urology and why Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives are necessary for the advancement of urology. We will define racism and educate participants on the different forms of racism. We will identify current tactics to increase the number of underrepresented minorities in urology. We will review the updated recommendations from the Society of Academic Urologists (SAU) diversity taskforce, the American Board of Urology (ABU) diversity taskforce and the American Urological Association (AUA) diversity and inclusion taskforce. We will discuss how participants can address racist policies and practices in the practice of urology. We will provide resources for participants who desire to diversify the urology workforce.