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.
This year’s Diversity Week is a celebration of all of you, our health care heroes and the community members who have overcome these challenges, proving that we are stronger together. All events will be held virtually.
A voter kiosk provided by DBBS students has absentee and mail-in ballot request forms, stamps, and envelopes for voting.
Becker Library has been working to collect more resources on anti-racism and the Black Lives Matter movement, with books available for checkout in the Feuerstein Health & Wellness Information Center on the first floor of the library.
Opeolu M. Adeoye, MD, a noted leader and physician-scientist whose research focuses on improving outcomes for patients who have suffered strokes or other injuries to the brain, has been named head of the newly established Department of Emergency Medicine.
We are pleased to announce that Washington University has joined the NCFDD — a professional development, training, and mentoring community — as an Institutional Member.
A recent HHS decision that rescinds nondiscrimination rules in health care and insurance may remove protections for sexual orientation and gender identity.
The promise of an institution like ours demands that we hold ourselves accountable to our ideals. We must see, acknowledge and respond to the inconvenient truths of our existence and do what we can to end systemic racism.
Fears of the novel coronavirus have led to deep divisiveness along racial and ethnic lines. We encourage our campus community to actively interrupt and denounce xenophobic and racist behavior.
Sean Whelan, PhD, the Marvin A. Brennecke Distinguished Professor and head of the Department of Molecular Microbiology has been recognized for work on emerging infectious diseases.
Honoring the Legacy and Ongoing Commitment to Nonviolence in St. Louis The Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in partnership with the Life Outside of Violence Program (LOV) and the Gun Violence Initiative (GVI) at the Institute for Public Health, Division of Biology and Biomedical Sciences (DBBS) and WUSM students and colleagues are hosting a […]
A collaboration between Washington University Medical Campus partners, Diversity Week is an annual event that strengthens our ongoing commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. The event is co-hosted by BJC HealthCare, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College, St. Louis Children’s Hospital, St. Louis College of Pharmacy and Washington University School of Medicine. Diversity […]
The Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion will host the 2019 Academic Medicine Career Development Regional Conference November 2 at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. The conference is a program of Building the Next Generation of Academic Physicians (BNGAP). The Conference will be hosted in partnership with the Department of Medicine at […]
In collaboration with archivists at Bernard Becker Medical Library, the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion developed a history of the School of Medicine’s history of desegregation. In addition, a timeline of this history was on display in the Eric P. Newman Center lobby during the annual Day of Dialogue and Action in February.