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EPISODE #55 | 9:30 AM Monday, June 28, 2021
Diversity in Healthcare - Why it remains a priority
GUEST | Natalie Gamble Johnson, MA
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Natalie G. Johnson is the Associate Dean for Diversity Affairs for the College of Medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC). As the Associate Dean for Diversity, Natalie’s passion is to increase and enhance diversity among medical students, faculty, residents and staff. MUSC’s College of Medicine was recognized by the US News and World Report as number 3 in the nation for having the largest amount of African-American medical students, not including Historically Black Colleges and Universities. U.S. News and world report also reported that MUSC is in the 97th percentile for graduating African-American students. The work of Natalie and her colleagues has led to a national presentations which broadly discussed the steps to diversifying the physician workforce. Natalie also co-authored an article entitled “Improving diversity through strategic planning: a 10-year experience at the Medical University of South Carolina.”
Natalie received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology from the College of Charleston and her Master of Arts Degree in Clinical Counseling from Webster University. Prior to working for the College of Medicine Dean’s Office, Natalie worked at the Institute of Psychiatry at MUSC as a research coordinator for adolescents with substance use and psychiatric disorders. She has co-authored several publications in the field of adolescent substance use. Natalie has been an employee of MUSC for nineteen years.
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