Our office is excited about the programs we are offering and other opportunities all around us to help each of us learn and celebrate Black History Month! Please register for events you plan to attend.
MLK Week Commemoration 2023: Amplifying Voices through Courageous Storytelling
We are excited to share the WashU Med ODEI annual MLK Week Commemoration 2023 programming!
Tuesday, January 17 – Friday, January 20, 2023
A family of pediatricians paves way for health equity in St. Louis (Links to an external site)
The family’s legacy — which includes caring for the health and well-being of hundreds of children in the St. Louis area, many of whom were poor and Black — will be commemorated with the renaming of a street in its honor on the Washington University Medical Campus.
Juneteenth: Freedom Day-A day of Recognition, Liberation, Resilience and Celebration
the stories of triumph, bravery, resilience and contributions made by the African American community. On Juneteenth, we recommit ourselves to the work of equity, anti-racism, equality, and justice. As we reflect and celebrate on Juneteenth, we keep in mind the ways in which structural racism continues to impact communities of color in the United States and are mindful of the importance of equity in all spaces!
Happy PRIDE Month 2022
The WashUMed Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion celebrates PRIDE Month!
We proudly support the LGBTQ+ community at #WashUMed and in the St. Louis region! #PrideMonth2022
Black History Month 2022
We offer the following programs to help the WUSM community honor Black History Month, the rich cultural history and how it shapes our present.
MLK Week Commemoration 2022: What are You Doing for Others? Cultivating Community, Empathy, and Change
MLK Week Commemoration 2022 What are You Doing for Others? Cultivating Community, Empathy, and Change We are excited to share something to look forward to with annual MLK Week Commemoration 2022! The week will feature a keynote address by Dr. Jonathan Metzl followed by a conversation with Dean Perlmutter. Also featured is the annual State of Diversity […]
Native American Heritage Month 2021
November is Native American Heritage Month and we are happy to be sharing opportunities for you to honor, recognize and learn more about the First Nations/American Indian/Indigenous communities in our regional and national community! Below are events that our office is hosting as well as events and resources to support your observance of this important heritage month.
Diversity Week 2021
Diversity Week is a time for us to reconnect in celebration of diversity and belonging. Join us Sept. 20-26 for a week of reflection, workshops, artistic performance and empowerment.
Panel Series: Building Trust in Healthcare
In the wake of the covid pandemic, medical mistrust has amplified in the public consciousness. This two-panel series hosted by the Student National Medical Association with support from ODEI is intended to provide transparency and insight into work being done to combat significant sources of this distrust.