Kenyon Michael Railey

Assistant Professor in Family Medicine and Community Health
2100 Erwin Road, Durham, NC 27710
(919) 681-6721

Dr. Kenyon Michael Railey, MD currently serves as Assistant Professor in the Department of Community & Family Medicine as well as Assistant Chief Diversity Officer in the School of Medicine Office of Diversity & Inclusion. He also is the Director of Diversity & Inclusion for the Department of Community & Family Medicine and Course Director for the Cultural Determinants of health & Health Disparities (CDHD) curriculum in the School of Medicine MD Program. This is the first ever required and longitudinal course in the MD program for first year medical students which focuses on sociocultural determinants of health and wellness.  Dr. Railey has lectured both locally and nationally on a variety of topics including healthcare disparities, cultural competency, bias, and fostering supportive environments for underrepresented medical learners. He has a particular interest in the integration of culturally competent care in personal practice and learner curriculum in addition to interests in graduate medical education and interprofessional collaboration initiatives.

Education and Training

  • Saint Louis University, M.D. 2005

Selected Grants and Awards

    Publications

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    Spector AR, Railey KM. Reducing Reliance on Test Scores Reduces Racial Bias in Neurology Residency Recruitment. Journal of the National Medical Association. 2019 Mar 29. PubMed Central PMCID: 30935681.

    Railey K. A Prescription for Critical Consciousness, Courage, and Cultural Humility in Cross Cultural Communications. In: Murphy B, Jones S, editors. Diversity and Inclusion in Libraries A Call to Action and Strategies for Success. Medical Library Association Books Series; 2019. p. 175–82.
    Railey K, Barnett J, Collett D. Achieving Inclusive Excellence. In: Kayingo G, Hass V, editors. The Health Professions Educator: A Practical Guide for New and Established Faculty. New York: Springer; 2018.
    Railey K, Barnett J. Black Female PA. In: Martin M, Heron S, Moreno-Walton L, Strickland M, editors. Diversity and Inclusion in Quality Patient Care Your Story/Our Story – A Case-Based Compendium. Springer; 2018. p. 375–80.
    Railey K, Railey M. Race/Ethnicity Concordant Provider. In: Martin M, Heron S, Moreno-Walton L, Strickland M, editors. Diversity and Inclusion in Quality Patient Care Your Story/Our Story – A Case-Based Compendium. Springer; 2018. p. 425–30.

    Railey K, Tuttle B, Weiss J. Are You SURE You Want to Send That? A Model for Email Professionalism in Medical Education. The Journal of Physician Assistant Education. 2017 Dec 1;28(4):205-209.

    Railey MT, Railey KM, Hauptman PJ. Reducing Bias in Academic Search Committees. JAMA. 2016 Dec;316(24):2595-2596. PubMed PMID: 28027377.

    Tuccero D, Railey K, Briggs M, Hull SK. Behavioral Health in Prevention and Chronic Illness Management: Motivational Interviewing. Primary care. 2016 Jun;43(2):191-202. PubMed PMID: 27262001. (Review)

    Peyser B, Daily KA, Hudak NM, Railey K, Bosworth HB. Enlisting New Teachers in Clinical Environments (ENTICE); novel ways to engage clinicians. Advances in Medical Education and Practice. 2014 Jan;5:359-367. PubMed Central PMCID: 25337001.