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Hosted by: DGSOM RJAM

May 2024 Sessions

Friday, 5/3:

  • Morning Session from 9am - 12pm - RSVP 
  • Afternoon Session from 1pm - 4pm - RSVP

What is Restorative Justice?

Restorative justice is a process that facilitates community engagement, communication and a new approach to reparations from harm. The process has been used for centuries in Indigenous communities and offers a less punitive approach to resolving conflicts. 

What is Restorative Justice in Academic Medicine (RJAM)?

RJAM is an initiative that the AAMC (American Association of Medical Colleges) has spearheaded and many medical schools across the country have implemented this practice in managing difficult situations where there is harm caused.

Restorative Justice in Academic Medicine (RJAM) 101

This workshop will dive deeper into the three tiers of restorative justice and restorative practices. These principles are based upon the process of community building and acknowledgement of accountability. 

In this training, you will learn:

  • When to consider restorative justice to promote healing when harm has occurred
  • How to incorporate community building circles into everyday work
  • How leading with a restorative mindset can help navigate conflict