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SCRANTON – Geisinger Commonwealth is bringing a TEDx event to Scranton Tuesday, Feb. 7. TEDx events, delivered under the banner “ideas worth spreading,” feature insightful, engaging speakers with fresh takes on topics of immediate community interest. 

The event will feature seven speakers who will share their points of view on Diversity: Thinking Independently Together. Topics will include health equity and community and personal resilience. Each speaker is limited to 15 minutes.

Featured speakers include:
Valencia Walker, MD, Geisinger Commonwealth vice dean for Health Equity and Inclusion
Eileen Miller, advocate for road safety, on distracted driving
Leighton Huey, MD, Geisinger Commonwealth associate dean for Behavioral Health Integration and Community Care Transformation
Rebecca Maff, product manager for Geisinger Health Systems 

Sign up here to reserve your seat for Feb. 7 at 5 p.m. at Geisinger Commonwealth’s Medical Sciences Building in Scranton:

About Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine

Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine (GCSOM) is a member of the Geisinger family. GCSOM offers a community-based model of medical education with campuses in Danville, Lewistown, Scranton, Sayre and Wilkes-Barre. Geisinger Commonwealth offers Doctor of Medicine (MD) and a portfolio of graduate degrees. The school’s innovative curriculum, focused on caring for people in the context of their lives and their community, attracts the next generation of physicians and scientists from within its region, as well as from across the state and the nation. Geisinger Commonwealth is committed to non-discrimination in all employment and educational opportunities. Visit

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