Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Leaders' Breakfast
Marc Nivet, EdD, Chief Diversity Officer, Association of American Medical Colleges
In his role as chief diversity officer, Dr. Nivet provides strategic vision for all AAMC diversity and inclusion activities through his leadership of the association's Diversity Policy and Programs department, which focuses on initiatives designed to increase diversity in medical education and advance health care equity. Dr. Nivet and his staff are responsible for analyzing policy and regulatory activities related to diversity and inclusion, assisting medical schools and teaching hospitals with their diversity goals, and serving as liaison for diversity initiatives to membership organizations, government entities, and other health organizations.
Dr. Nivet served most recently as chief operating officer at the Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation, where he oversaw the day-to-day operations of the foundation, and as special assistant to the senior vice president of health at New York University. Previously, Dr. Nivet was president of the National Association of Medical Minority Educators, Inc., and adjunct professor in the School of Education, Health, and Human Services of Hofstra University. Dr. Nivet holds an Ed.D. degree in higher education management from the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education and an M.S. degree in higher education and student development from Long Island University, C.W. Post Campus. Dr. Nivet earned his B.A. degree in communications studies from Southern Connecticut State University.