Though our office oversees the School of Medicine’s efforts to promote equity for the medical school community, an ever-growing network of campus groups and organizations extend from our office to support these efforts.
For medical (MD) students and faculty
As part of the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, the Office of Diversity Programs promotes diversity among medical educators and students, preparing medical students to lead in a global society.
For PhD students (DBBS)
The Division of Biology and Biomedical Sciences (DBBS) is committed to building and supporting a diverse community of scholars.
For international students
The Office for International Students and Scholars embraces the university’s mission of welcoming promising students from around the world.
The Office of Faculty Affairs supports reviews and promotions, career development, mentoring, policy changes, gender equity and diversity.
Student- and trainee-run organizations at the medical school
Connections is a student-led initiative that promotes inclusion and encourages its members to explore their diverse identities at Washington University in St. Louis.
Medical student groups
Over 60 student-established groups range from community service to affinity groups to professional development.
Residents and fellows
The Washington University Minority Medical Association (WUMMA) fosters an inclusive medical community and supports the development of trainees who are under-represented in medicine.
Universitywide programs and initiatives empower community members to drive change and foster an environment that is more equitable and welcoming to all.
- Diversity and Inclusion at Washington University
- Academy for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Created as the university’s primary forum for changing climate and culture. Houses diversity and inclusion resources, including training resources, support for campus affinity groups, and annual events and recognition ceremonies.
- The Center for Diversity and Inclusion
Supports and advocates for undergraduate, graduate and professional students from underrepresented and/or marginalized populations, creates collaborative partnerships with campus and community partners, and promotes dialogue and social change among all students.