Donovan Roy, Ed.D., the new vice dean of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for the Wayne State University School of Medicine, is featured in the latest Today@Wayne Podcast.
Dr. Roy talks about the challenges of recruiting, how diversity improves medical access for all and his new role in expanding outreach and recruiting, how the pandemic underscores the need for a diverse medical workforce, his upcoming documentary film and more.
Dr. Roy joined Wayne State University in November 2021 from the Western Michigan University Homer Stryker, M.D., School of Medicine, where he served as assistant dean for Diversity and Inclusiveness. In that role, he was directly accountable for advancing diversity and inclusion initiatives. He consistently evaluated and safeguarded progressive impact on a number of the school's divisions, including curriculum with the Office of Medical Education, faculty development and recruiting with the Office of Faculty Affairs, and the Office of Graduate Medical Education.
Listen to the podcast here.