About the Speaker
Dr. Holden earned her B.S. in Zoology from Howard University, graduated from Temple University School of Medicine, and completed her medical training in the Jacobi/Montefiore Emergency Medicine Residency Program where she was selected as a Chief Resident. She is a practicing Emergency Department Physician at Montefiore Health System in the Bronx, NY, Professor of Emergency Medicine at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine (the 5th African American female in the country), and Vice-Chair of Diversity and Inclusion. She has served as a Co-chair of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine Admissions Committee (13 years) and in various leadership positions over twenty-four years in the Jacobi-Montefiore Emergency Medicine Residency Program. She is a Deacon at the Abyssinian Baptist Church in Harlem, NY, and a member of Delta Sigma Theta, Inc. She is the co-founder and President of Mentoring in Medicine, Inc. (MIM). MIM is a national health and science youth development 501©3 nonprofit organization founded in 2007. The mission of MIM is to expose, inspire, educate and equip students to become biomedical professionals through academic enrichment, leadership development, civic engagement, and mentoring. MIM has reached nearly 53,000 students, parents, and educators from elementary school through medical school assisted nearly 550 students to realize their dream to successfully gain admission to health professional school and recruited 1,500 biomedical volunteers. Mentoring in Medicine has earned nearly eighty press features including JET, Essence, CNN, the New York Times, and FOX News. Dr. Holden has published extensively and received numerous awards for her work, such as the Maybelline NY-Essence Empowerment through Education Award (2007), Society of Academic Emergency Visionary Educator Award (2008), Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Community Health Leader (2009), Washington Post Root 100 Leader (2010), Lifetime TV Remarkable Woman (2010), American Medical Association Inspirational Physician (2016) and the United Hospital Fund Distinguished Community Service Award (2019).
How to participate
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How to get your Participation Certificate
After the presentation, return to this course to take the post-lecture quiz. The quiz will consist of information that was presented during the session and should not be difficult if you watched the presentation. Once you finish and pass the quiz, mark the course as complete. Your certificate will be available for download as a PDF file upon completion.
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- Lectures 1
- Quizzes 1
- Duration 0 week
- Language English
- Students 350
- Certificate Yes
- Assessments Self