Brenda Battle returned to St. Louis to deliver the Homer G. Phillips Public Health Lecture Series keynote address and she offered a stirring message urging the region to reduce its healthcare disparities. The annual event carried the 2023 theme of “Anchoring Communities: A Roadmap to Equity and Transformation in Marginalized Communities.”
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.
We are excited to share the WashU Med ODEI annual MLK Week Commemoration 2023 programming!
Tuesday, January 17 – Friday, January 20, 2023
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.
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!
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
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 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 […]
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 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.