70 episodes

Dr. Jill Wener, a board-certified Internal Medicine specialist, meditation expert, tapping practitioner, and co-creator of the Conscious Anti-Racism curriculum, shares interviews with experts, along with her own insights, in multiple topics relating to social justice and anti-racism.

Conscious Anti-Racism Dr. Jill Wener

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.5 • 12 Ratings

Dr. Jill Wener, a board-certified Internal Medicine specialist, meditation expert, tapping practitioner, and co-creator of the Conscious Anti-Racism curriculum, shares interviews with experts, along with her own insights, in multiple topics relating to social justice and anti-racism.

    Episode 68: Dr. Irene Dankwa-Mullan

    Episode 68: Dr. Irene Dankwa-Mullan

    How can Artificial Intelligence be used to promote health equity?

    How does the history of racism in the United States impact the representation of marginalized people in healthcare research?

    In this series on healthcare and social disparities, Dr. Jill Wener, a board-certified Internal Medicine specialist, meditation expert, and tapping practitioner, interviews experts and gives her own insights into multiple fields relating to social justice and anti-racism. In this episode, Jill interviews Dr. Irene Dankwa-Mullan, Chief Health Equity Officer and Deputy Chief Health Officer at IBM Watson Health. They discuss her work at the intersection of healthcare, public health, and technology, which uses artificial intelligence to personalize healthcare for individuals within a larger system. Dr. Dankwa-Mullan highlights the importance placed on minimizing human bias in AI programs so it can successfully promote health equity.

    BIO: Irene Dankwa-Mullan MD MPH is a nationally recognized industry physician and scientist, health equity thought leader, scholar, and author with over 20 years of diverse local-regional, national, and global leadership experience in primary care, healthcare systems, businesses, and the community. She is a member of the IBM Industry Academy, a selected community of pre-eminent leaders to drive innovation and engage in cutting-edge work. She is the lead scientific editor of the first authoritative resource textbook ‘The Science of Health Disparities Research’ designed to identify research questions, guide collaborative and participatory efforts with communities to promote health equity.

    LINKS:

    LinkedIn: Irene Dankwa-Mullan MD MPH

    Twitter: @dankwairene

    The Science of Health Disparities Research - by Eliseo J. Pérez-Stable and Irene Dankwa-Mullan and Kevin L. Gardner

    • 39 min
    Episode 67: Racism, Bias, and Allyship on Airplanes

    Episode 67: Racism, Bias, and Allyship on Airplanes

    In this series on healthcare and social disparities, Dr. Jill Wener, a board-certified Internal Medicine specialist, meditation expert, and tapping practitioner, interviews experts and gives her own insights into multiple fields relating to social justice and anti-racism. Trigger warning as this episode does discuss acts of harm being committed against a Black woman. In this episode, Jill discusses her recent travel experience as she witnessed a Black woman being harassed by a flight attendant and eventually kicked off the airplane, for doing nothing wrong. She discusses the ways that racism, white supremacism culture, and bias all contributed to the woman being mistreated and harmed, and she also discusses ways that people of all identities can use whatever privilege they may have in order to stand with marginalized communities and individuals.

    LINKS

    Dr. Tema Okun’s work on the Characteristics of White Supremacy Culture https://www.whitesupremacyculture.info/

    Jill’s instagram to watch the full video of the events on the plane: @jillwenerMD

    Please email Jill at info@jillwener.com if you have any leads on how to get this story more traction.

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    Our website www.consciousantiracism.com

    You can learn more about Dr. Wener and her online meditation and tapping courses at www.jillwener.com, and you can learn more about her online social justice course, Conscious Anti Racism: Tools for Self-Discovery, Accountability, and Meaningful Change at https://theresttechnique.com/courses/conscious-anti-racism.

    If you're a healthcare worker looking for a CME-accredited course, check out Conscious Anti-Racism: Tools for Self-Discovery, Accountability, and Meaningful Change in Healthcare at www.theresttechnique.com/courses/conscious-anti-racism-healthcare

    Join her Conscious Anti-Racism facebook group: www.facebook.com/groups/307196473283408

    Follow her on:

    Instagram at @jillwenerMD

    Twitter at @jillwenerMD

    Facebook at @jillwenerMDmeditation

    LinkedIn at @jillwenermd

    • 23 min
    Episode 66: Dr. Kemia Sarraf

    Episode 66: Dr. Kemia Sarraf

    What does it mean to be trauma informed?
 How might the trauma of medical training manifest into social and physical threats within the doctor/patient relationship?

    In this series on healthcare and social disparities, Dr. Jill Wener, a board-certified Internal Medicine specialist, meditation expert, and tapping practitioner, interviews experts and gives her own insights into multiple fields relating to social justice and anti-racism. In this episode, Jill interviews Dr. Kemia Sarraf MD/MPH, a medical educator and leader in trauma-informed education and coaching. They delve into the relationship of trauma and racism as chronic exposure to toxic stress. Dr. K explains how to notice trauma reactions within ourselves and how that can impact how we interact with others. She discusses that it’s important to notice these responses and how to hold space without judgment.

    Bio:

    Dr. Kemia Sarraf founded Lodestar in 2016, responding to a growing need for trauma-responsive subspecialty coaching methods for physician colleagues who were reporting high levels of severe burnout, vicarious trauma, and moral injury.

    Dr. K serves as adjunct faculty at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in the office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion. Her work includes bringing a trauma-informed lens and trauma-mitigation approach to Justice, Equity and Anti-Racism work. She co-leads several national initiatives, bringing her unique paradigm and focus on leadership development onto the creation of trauma-responsive systems and cultures that better support learners at every stage of their medical training, and throughout their careers.

    LINKS

    Contact her at kemia@lodestarpc.com

    LinkedIn: /drkemia

    Facebook: /LodestarTraumaMitigation

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    Our website www.consciousantiracism.com

    You can learn more about Dr. Wener and her online meditation and tapping courses at www.jillwener.com, and you can learn more about her online social justice course, Conscious Anti Racism: Tools for Self-Discovery, Accountability, and Meaningful Change at https://theresttechnique.com/courses/conscious-anti-racism.

    If you're a healthcare worker looking for a CME-accredited course, check out Conscious Anti-Racism: Tools for Self-Discovery, Accountability, and Meaningful Change in Healthcare at www.theresttechnique.com/courses/conscious-anti-racism-healthcare

    Join her Conscious Anti-Racism facebook group: www.facebook.com/groups/307196473283408

    Follow her on:

    Instagram at @jillwenerMD

    Twitter at @jillwenerMD

    Facebook at @jillwenerMDmeditation

    LinkedIn at @jillwenermd

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Episode 65: Trauma, Racism, and Discomfort

    Episode 65: Trauma, Racism, and Discomfort

    What is the difference between trauma and stress? How do trauma and racism intersect? How does trauma impact our ability to engage in work that feels uncomfortable, and what can be done to mitigate it?

    In this series on healthcare and social disparities, Dr. Jill Wener, a board-certified Internal Medicine specialist, meditation expert, and tapping practitioner, interviews experts and gives her own insights into multiple fields relating to social justice and anti-racism. In this episode, Jill discusses trauma and how it can impact anti-oppression work. She discusses the difference between stress and trauma, the different ways that trauma reactions show up, and how the fear of social threat can hinder our ability to engage in meaningful anti-racism and anti-oppression work. Jill also shares 3 ways to mitigate the impact of trauma to allow for true progress on a personal and societal level.

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    Our website www.consciousantiracism.com

    You can learn more about Dr. Wener and her online meditation and tapping courses at www.jillwener.com, and you can learn more about her online social justice course, Conscious Anti Racism: Tools for Self-Discovery, Accountability, and Meaningful Change at https://theresttechnique.com/courses/conscious-anti-racism.

    If you're a healthcare worker looking for a CME-accredited course, check out Conscious Anti-Racism: Tools for Self-Discovery, Accountability, and Meaningful Change in Healthcare at www.theresttechnique.com/courses/conscious-anti-racism-healthcare

    Join her Conscious Anti-Racism facebook group: www.facebook.com/groups/307196473283408

    Follow her on:

    Instagram @jillwenerMD

    Twitter @jillwenerMD

    Facebook @jillwenerMDmeditation

    LinkedIn @jillwenermd

    • 29 min
    Episode 64: Ukwuoma Ukairo

    Episode 64: Ukwuoma Ukairo

    What is reproductive justice?

    What is community care and how is it essential for social change?

    In this series on healthcare and social disparities, Dr. Jill Wener, a board-certified Internal Medicine specialist, meditation expert, and tapping practitioner, interviews experts and gives her own insights into multiple fields relating to social justice and anti-racism. In this episode, Jill interviews Ukwuoma Ukairo from ARC Southeast, a reproductive justice organization that serves the southeast. Ukwuoma talked about the origins and evolution of reproductive justice, the importance of community care, and how Roe was *never* enough to protect reproductive rights. She also shared some incredible ways to support the movement and how to stay hopeful in these difficult times.

    Bio: Ukwuoma Ukairo (she/they) is a Maryland native occupying space in the Muscogee land known as Atlanta, Georgia. She joined the Access Reproductive Care- Southeast team in July 2021 as a Programs Associate and recently transitioned into her current role of Caller Engagement Coordinator. She also leads Plan B: Southeast, the organization's rapid-response emergency contraception program. While she's not working, she's a yoga instructor and an avid reader.

    LINKS

    Set Boundaries, Find Peace: A Guide to Reclaiming Yourself by Nedra Glover Tawwab

    National Network of Abortion Funds

    Plan C Pills

    Center for Third World Organizing 

    Donate to ARC-Southeast

    Twitter & Instagram: @ukwuomaukairo

    Facebook: Ukwuoma Ukairo

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    Our website www.consciousantiracism.com

    You can learn more about Dr. Wener and her online meditation and tapping courses at www.jillwener.com, and you can learn more about her online social justice course, Conscious Anti Racism: Tools for Self-Discovery, Accountability, and Meaningful Change at https://theresttechnique.com/courses/conscious-anti-racism.

    If you're a healthcare worker looking for a CME-accredited course, check out Conscious Anti-Racism: Tools for Self-Discovery, Accountability, and Meaningful Change in Healthcare at www.theresttechnique.com/courses/conscious-anti-racism-healthcare

    Join her Conscious Anti-Racism facebook group: www.facebook.com/groups/307196473283408

    Follow her on:

    Instagram  @jillwenerMD

    Twitter  @jillwenerMD

    Facebook @jillwenerMDmeditation

    LinkedIn @jillwenermd

    • 45 min
    Episode 63: Toxic Positivity and Spirituality

    Episode 63: Toxic Positivity and Spirituality

    What is toxic positivity? How does it show up (and cause harm) in spiritual and wellness spaces?
    Why is it good to allow ourselves to feel the whole range of emotions, even the ‘negative’ ones?

    In this series on healthcare and social disparities, Dr. Jill Wener, a board-certified Internal Medicine specialist, meditation expert, and tapping practitioner, interviews experts and gives her own insights into multiple fields relating to social justice and anti-racism.
    In this episode, Jill discusses the concept of toxic positivity, which is all too common in the spiritual and wellness communities. She shares common examples of toxic positivity and how she’s perpetuated it herself, why it’s important to avoid toxic positivity and allow ourselves to feel the full range of human emotions, why toxic positivity is harmful, and what we can do to combat it.

    Jill’s website tapping page: www.jillwener.com/tapping

    Fierce Self-Compassion: How Women Can Harness Kindness to Speak Up, Claim Their Power, and Thrive by Dr. Kristin Neff

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    Our website www.consciousantiracism.com

    You can learn more about Dr. Wener and her online meditation and tapping courses at www.jillwener.com, and you can learn more about her online social justice course, Conscious Anti Racism: Tools for Self-Discovery, Accountability, and Meaningful Change at https://theresttechnique.com/courses/conscious-anti-racism.

    If you're a healthcare worker looking for a CME-accredited course, check out Conscious Anti-Racism: Tools for Self-Discovery, Accountability, and Meaningful Change in Healthcare at www.theresttechnique.com/courses/conscious-anti-racism-healthcare

    Join her Conscious Anti-Racism facebook group: www.facebook.com/groups/307196473283408

    Follow her on:

    Instagram at @jillwenerMD

    Twitter at @jillwenerMD

    Facebook at @jillwenerMDmeditation

    LinkedIn at @jill-wener-md-682746125

    • 22 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
12 Ratings

12 Ratings

lexiiiui2019 ,

Change the name of podcast to racial justice!

I agree with Ruby Sales!!!

Pspenser ,

Great guests and insightful interviews on a timely and critical topic

A fascinating mix of activists, medical professionals and more with in-depth discussions on the impact of systemic disparities. This podcast if both very approachable for those just starting to learn more about the anti-racist movement but deep enough for those looking for innovative, creative ideas for putting ideas into action in a variety of disciplines. Highly recommended.

AHV-3irons ,

Chris Dancy

That was a weird interview, he’s not an anti racist and he straight up said it. He sounds like he has a wicked complex, he’s confused and needs serious enlightenment. You’re either racist or you’re anti. He claims he’s not and then he goes on to say there’s no MLK, Malcom, Etc of our day, does he realize that’s the power of the movement we’re right in the middle of right now?!? He’s too privileged and can’t see past it. Weak podcast compared to the others. Love your podcast 🤍

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