Fostering connections and cultivating collaboration among scholars and advocates was the aim of the inaugural “Symposium on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Patient Engagement and Health Communication” held October 14, 2022 at the Heldrich Hotel in New Brunswick. Hosted by SC&I and co-chaired by Associate Professor of Communication Maria Venetis, Ph.D.’10 and Assistant Professor of Communication Shawnika Hull, the Rutgers University symposium focused on inequities in cancer clinical trials, healthcare provider bias, research methods in patient-provider communication, and future directions in healthcare communication. To read the full story.