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

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

The art of belonging - Reimagining through connection | 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

A healthcare provider applying vaccine on patient's arm

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.

LGBTQ Health Month 2021

A stethoscope lies atop a rainbow flag

We are excited to hold LGBTQ Health Month this April in partnership with LGTBQMed and the Office of Diversity Programs. All events are free and open to the public.

Black History Month 2021

We are thrilled to be collaborating across the campus — including events co-hosted with our partners at BJC — to provide meaningful programming that amplifies experiences that are not always included or known in American culture.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration Week 2021

Good trouble: Recalling and honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the activist. Jan 18-22, 2021

This year we honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the activist, with a week of panel discussions, keynotes and a celebration of Black joy. All events will be held virtually.