Bayhealth Logo

Behind Every Wall: A Global Diversity Awareness Month Celebration

Thursday, February 1, 2024 |
Bayhealth hosted ‘Behind Every Wall: A Global Diversity Awareness Month celebration’ featuring guest speaker Velma Scantlebury, MD.

Dr. Scantlebury is the first African-American female transplant surgeon in the United States. She has received a great deal of honors throughout her career including the “Gift of Life Award” from the National Kidney Foundation as well as the Woman of Spirit Award.

To wrap up the event, Dr. Scantlebury held a Q&A along with a book signing for those in attendance.

With the help of Bayhealth’s DEI Manager, Debbie Smith, and Dr. Scantlebury- Bayhealth was able to create a diverse, yet unified, speaking engagement.

To learn more about diversity, equity and inclusion here at Bayhealth- visit

Share This With Your Friends