Bio

Dr. Uché Blackstock is a thought leader and sought-after speaker on health inequities and
racism in health care. She is the Founder and CEO of Advancing Health Equity, which partners
with healthcare and healthcare-related organizations to address the critical factors contributing
to health inequity, through talks, workshops and consulting services. In 2019, Dr. Blackstock
was recognized by Forbes magazine as of one of 10 Diversity and Inclusion Trailblazers You
Need to Get Familiar With. Her writing has been featured in the Chicago Tribune and STAT
News for the Boston Globe.

She was formerly an Associate Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine and the
Faculty Director for Recruitment, Retention and Inclusion in the Office of Diversity Affairs at NYU
School of Medicine. She left NYU School of Medicine in December 2019 after almost 10 years
on faculty to focus on Advancing Health Equity.

Dr. Blackstock received both her undergraduate and medical degrees from Harvard University.

Speaking Topics

  • Leadership, Professional Development, Wellness
  • Unconscious Bias, Structural Racism, Health Equity

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