Author and Physician

2018 Events

Duke Alumni Association, Philadelphia, PA 

Thursday, February 2, 2018

North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC

Monday, March 12, 2018

Francis Marion University, Florence, SC

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

Thursday, March 22, 2018

American Society of Clinical Oncology, Chicago, IL

Saturday, June 2, 2018

Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH

Thursday, July 19, 2018

Weill Medical College, New York, NY

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Duke Alumni Association, Boston, MA

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

2019 Events

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Durham, NC

Thursday, February 14, 2019

New York-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Florida State College at Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Boston College, Boston, MA

Thursday, March 28, 2019

The Atlantic, Pulse: The Summit on Health Care, Boston, MA

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Bronson Healthcare Group, Kalamazoo, MI

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Washington University of St. Louis, St. Louis, MO

Friday, June 14, 2019

Old North State Medical Society, Greensboro, NC

Saturday, June 22, 2019

North Carolina Community Health Center Assoc., Asheville, NC

Thursday, June 27, 2019

North Carolina Psychiatric Association, Myrtle Beach, SC

Friday, September 20, 2019

Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

Friday, November 1, 2019

New York University Tandon School of Engineering, New York, NY

Thursday, November 21, 2019


2020 Events

Duke University School of Medicine, MLK Jr. Lecture

Friday, January 17, 2020

ChristianaCare, Newark, DE

Monday, January 20, 2020

Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT

Wednesday-Thursday, February 5-6, 2020

Left Bank Books in Conversation with Danielle Ofri (virtual)

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Austin African-American Book Festival (virtual)

Saturday, June 27, 2020

University of Illinois at Chicago (virtual)

Monday, June 29, 2020

South Carolina AHEC Book Club (virtual)

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Florida Atlantic University School of Medicine (virtual)

Wednesday, August 5 and Friday August 7, 2020

Alamance Community College (virtual)

Monday, August 17, 2020

University of Connecticut School of Medicine (virtual)

Tuesday, August 18, 2020

Virginia Health Workface & AHEC (virtual)

Monday, August 31, 2020

National Association of Community Health Centers (virtual)

Monday, August 31, 2020

UNC Health Humanities Program (virtual)

Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Maryland Patient Safety Center (virtual)

Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Baptist Health South Florida (virtual)

Wednesday, September 9 & 21, 2020

University of Texas at San Antonio (virtual)

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Middlesex School (virtual)

Friday, September 25, 2020 

Perelman School of Medicine, Univ. of Pennsylvania (virtual)

Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Lahey Hospital and Medical Center (virtual)

Friday, October 16, 2020

University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus (virtual)

Monday, October 19, 2020  

University of Utah (virtual)

Wednesday, October 21, 2020 & Friday, November 20, 2020

Chicago Medical School (virtual)

Monday, October 26, 2020

American College Health Association (virtual)

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

East Carolina Brody School of Medicine (virtual)

Friday, October 30, 2020 and Saturday October 31, 2020

Northeast Georgia Medical Center (virtual)

Friday, November 13, 2020

SUNY State College of Optometry (virtual)

Thursday, November 19, 2020 

2016 Events

Greenville Health System, Greenville, SC

MLK Celebration

Friday, January 15, 2016

University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 
Community MLK Celebration
Monday, January 18, 2016​

Chapel Hill Public Library, Chapel Hill, NC
Thursday, January 21, 2016

North Carolina Museum of History, Raleigh, NC
Civil Rights Panel Discussion
Saturday, January 30, 2016

North Carolina Central University, Durham, NC
Monday, February 1, 2016

East Carolina, Brody School of Medicine, Greenville, NC

February 25, 2016

Seattle Public Library, Seattle, WA
Friday, February 26, 2016

Search for Meaning Book Festival, Seattle, WA
Saturday, February 27, 2016

Virginia Festival of the Book, Charlottesville, VA
Saturday, March 19, 2016

SNMA Annual Medical Education Conference

Saturday, March 26, 2016

University of Vermont, Burlington, VT

April 1, 2016

University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine

April 7, 2016

UT Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX
Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Bullis School, Commencement Address, Bethesda, MD

June 6, 2016

Aspen Ideas Festival Spotlight Health, Aspen, CO

Saturday, June 25, 2016

Dignity Health, Annual Conference, Las Vegas, NV

July 8, 2016

Duke Alumni Association (SoCal) Los Angeles, CA
Tuesday, September 6 (private)

UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, Los Angles, CA
Wednesday, September 7 (open to students and faculty)

UC San Diego School of Medicine, San Diego, CA
Thursday, September 8 (private)

East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN
Thursday, September 15 (public)

College of St. Benedict/St. John's University, Collegeville, MN
Thursday, September 22 (open to students and faculty)

Minnesota Medical Association Annual Conference
Minneapolis, MN
Friday, September 23 (private)

Johns Hopkins University, Henrietta Lacks Memorial Lecture
Baltimore, MD
Saturday, October 1 (open to the public)

A Conversation with Jodi Picoult, Meredith College
Raleigh, NC
Friday, October 14 (open to the public)

Bridging the Gap, Raleigh, NC
North Carolina Association for Biomedical Research
Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Novant Health, Winston-Salem, NC
Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Cone Health Foundation, Greensboro, NC
Thursday, December 8, 2016


2021 Events

SCAN Health Plan (virtual)

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Waukesha Public Library (virtual)

Monday, January 18, 2021

Maryland and Vermont AHEC Programs (virtual)

Thursday, January 21, 2021

Eli Lilly African American Network (virtual)

Monday, February 1, 2021

Indiana University School of Medicine (virtual)

Tuesday, February 2, 2021

University of St. Thomas (virtual)

Thursday, February 4, 2021

Wake Forest School of Medicine (virtual)

Friday, February 5, 2021

Pullen Memorial Baptist Church (virtual)

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Hendrix College (virtual)

February 11, 2021

University of California-Los Angeles (virtual)

Saturday, February 13, 2021 & Monday, April 26, 2021

Duke University Clinical Research Institute (virtual)

Thursday, February 18, 2021

University of Utah (virtual)

Friday, February 19, 2021

Virginia Psychiatric Society (virtual)
Saturday, February 20, 2021

Moderna (virtual)

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Bellevue Literary Revue/Gold Foundation (virtual)

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Meredith College (virtual)

Thursday, February 25, 2021

Penn State College of Medicine (virtual)

Friday, March 26, 2021

Coping with COVID Talk Show (virtual)

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

University Hospitals, Cleveland Medical Center (virtual)

Friday, April 2, 2021

Bowling Green State University (virtual)

Friday, April 9, 2021

Dell Medical School (virtual)

Monday, April 19, 2021

American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine 

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Lewis & Clark Library (virtual)

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Federation of State Medical Boards (virtual)

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Crossover Health (virtual)

Friday, May 21, 2021

Medical Library Association (virtual)

Monday, May 24, 2021

South Carolina Department of Health (virtual)

Friday, June 4, 2021

American College Health Association (virtual)

Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Campbell University School of Osteopathic Medicine

Wednesday, August 4, 2021

Government Employees Health Association (virtual)

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Asheville African-American Health Symposium

Saturday, October 2, 2021

American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and DM (virtual)

Thursday, October 7, 2021

Cleveland Clinic (virtual)

Thursday, October 28, 2021

Karmanos Cancer Institute (virtual)

Thursday, December 16, 2021

2017 Events


Vanderbilt School of Medicine, Nashville, TN

Monday, January 9, 2017

Cumberland County Public Library, Fayetteville, NC

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

First-Year Experience Conference, Atlanta, GA

Monday, February 13, 2017

University of Toledo College of Law, Toledo, OH

Thursday, February 16, 2017

University of Virginia School of Medicine

Charlottesville, NC

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Atlanta Metropolitan State College, Atlanta, GA

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

Philadelphia, PA

Friday, April 7, 2017


Duke Alumni Association, Baltimore, MD

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Partners HealthCare, Boston, MA

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Duke Black Alumni, New York, NY

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Dallas Museum of Art, Conversation with Margo Jefferson

Dallas, TX

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics,

Commencement Address, Durham, NC

Saturday, May 27, 2017

Southeastern Association for Advisors for the Health Professions (SAAHP), Charleston, SC

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Children's National Health System, Washington, DC

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Providence Portland Medical Foundation, Portland, OR

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences

Center for Practical Bioethics, Kansas City, MO

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Cooper Medical School of Rowan University, Camden, NJ

Monday, September 11, 2017

Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Philadelphia, PA

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Durham County Library, Stanford L. Warren Branch

Saturday, September 23, 2017

University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA

Wednesday October 11, 2017

Palmetto Health/University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Epworth United Methodist Church, Durham, NC

Sunday, October 29, 2017

Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Association of American Medical Colleges

Monday, November 6, 2017

Warren Alpert (Brown) Medical School, Providence, RI

Thursday, November 30, 2017