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2022 Multicultural and Global Health Symposium


2022 Multicultural and Global Health Symposium

Healthy People, Healthy Planet, Social Justice

Sudha Jayaraman, MD, MSc, FACS; Professor of Surgery, Director of the Center for Global Surgery, Director of Research at the Center for Medical Innovation, University of Utah

Friday, November 11, 2022

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM (Fundraising Dinner)

Saturday, November 12, 2022

8:30 AM – 4:15 PM (Symposium)

UTHSC, Mooney Building – Library, Room 201

875 Monroe Avenue

Memphis, TN  38163

Activity Overview: The Multicultural and Global Health Symposium is an exciting annual event that brings together the UTHSC community, state leaders, and international health experts to learn more about emerging topics in multicultural and global health.  It is an opportunity to explore the breadth and depth of current research at UTHSC and around the world, network with colleagues, and celebrate the leadership and achievements of our administration, faculty, and students.  The theme for this year’s symposium follows that of the Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) symposium, “Healthy People, Healthy Planet, Social Justice”.


  • Describe the effects of structural violence on people’s livelihood, health, and longevity
  • Understand how environmental racism disproportionately effects the wellbeing of marginalized communities across the world
  • Identify the structural and personal challenges immigrants face in accessing care within the US healthcare system
  • Examine how equity can be fostered within global health programs through the process of decolonization
  • Recognize local efforts to address inequalities and foster human flourishing

Disclosure Statement:

The University of Tennessee College of Medicine is committed to providing CME that is balanced, objective, and evidence based.

In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Essentials and Standards, all parties involved in content development are required to disclose any real or apparent conflicts of interest relating to the topics of this educational activity.

The University of Tennessee College of Medicine has established mechanisms to resolve conflicts of interest should they arise. Any potential conflict of interest or off label use will be disclosed to the audience prior to the activity.

Please refer to the brochure for additional information.

6 CME / CEU credit provided

AMA Credit Designation: The University of Tennessee College of Medicine (UTCOM) designates this live activity for a maximum of 6 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Education for Non-Physicians: The UTCOM will issue Certificates of Participation to non-physicians for participating in this activity and designates it for CEUs using the national standard that 1 hour of educational instruction is awarded .1 CEU.

Accreditation: The UTCOM is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


Suggested Donation Levels for the Friday, November 11, 2022 Fundraising Dinner:

Attending + guest – $100

Resident + guest – $50

Medical Student + guest – $25

High School / Pre-med – Free

There is no cost to attend the symposium on Saturday, November 12, 2022.

Registration is available at: https://qfreeaccountssjc1.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_cNG8CZ3aFAN8MJ0

Contact Information:

Rebecca Gerrity, MD

Phone: (901) 448-0278

Email: rgerrity@uthsc.edu