School of Medicine Grand Rounds: Black Men as Health Care Providers
We invite all Creighton health sciences professionals to join us virtually as we explore the following objectives:
- Understand severe shortage of Black males entering health care fields.
- Realize shortage of Black males in health care leadership.
- Examine potential legal minefields Black male health care providers may encounter.
Events open to all Creighton students, residents, fellows, faculty, and staff
When and where
12:00-1:00 p.m. CDT November 30th
11:00-12:00 p.m. MST
- Creighton University Office of Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging
- Creighton University School of Medicine
Victor Waters, MD, JD, FCLM
Dr. Victor Waters is Chief Medical officer for Dignity Health St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center and Westgate Medical Center. He is a physician with more than 35 years of clinical experience in emergency and internal medicine and over 20 years of administrative leadership.
Dr. Waters leads Law-4-Docs, which he founded to provide online mitigation courses and organized legal seminars for health providers. He is CMO of HanGenix Solutions, a start-up digital healthcare company with an ultrasound-based monitoring system designed to improve compliance with hand hygiene. He is also a national spokesperson for the American Lung Association.
Dr. Waters earned his undergraduate degree from Brown University, is a graduate of Temple University School of Medicine, and obtained a Juris Doctorate from Rutgers University School of Law. He is passionate about issues related to health inequities and is a member of the CommonSpirit National Diversity and Inclusion Council.
Obinna Egbo, MD, FHM, FAA
Dr. Obinna Egbo is president and founder of Zion Medical Group, Associate Chief Medical Officer for St. Joseph's Westgate Medical Center, and an Associate Professor of clinical medicine at Creighton University School of Medicine, Phoenix. He is the founding chair of the Arizona chapter for the Association of Nigerian Physicians in the Americas (ANPA) and continues to serve on the board and clinical leadership teams of elite healthcare and African cultural heritage organizations.
Dr. Egbo is a graduate of the University of Nigeria College of Medicine, obtaining his combined Medicine-Pediatrics residency training from the University of Miami Jackson Memorial Hospital. He has extensive international medical experience from Nigeria, Trinidad and Tobago, and Australia, and is also a fellow of the Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM), American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), and a graduate of the UCSF Hospitalist Leadership Academy.