We are excited to share the WashUMed ODEI annual MLK Week Commemoration 2023 dates! Tuesday, January 17th – Friday, January 20th
The Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion mourns the lives of the five persons who were killed, and our thoughts are with those injured. The LGBTQIA+ community is hurting, and the pain is exacerbated by national rhetoric that centers itself on hate for transgender and gay people.
Loss of life in a place of learning is unthinkable, and sadly all too familiar. Classrooms should be safe havens where young people feel welcomed and where learning is celebrated. Our community is strong; however, this pain cannot be healed easily. The consequences of gun violence are pervasive and affect entire communities: children, adults, and families.
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.
Cynthia E. Rogers, MD, the Blanche F. Ittleson Professor of Psychiatry and director of the William Greenleaf Eliot Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been named an Emerging Leader in Health and Medicine Scholar by the National Academy of Medicine (NAM). As a crucial part of NAM’s Emerging […]
Woven into the design of the Neuroscience Research Building under construction on the Washington University Medical Campus is an intangible yet still very real pillar deemed as important as the 6,500 truckloads of concrete used to reinforce the high-rise. The pillar is a holistic philosophy of diversity, equity and inclusion integrated throughout the planning and construction of […]
The WashUMed Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion would like to congratulate our very own Equity Champion, Neha Navsaria, Ph.D., Assoc Prof of Psychiatry, on being honored with a teaching award from the Child Psychiatry Fellowship class. The teaching award was specifically for her teaching on diversity, equity, and inclusion topics.
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 are saddened and angered by the recent violence fueled by white supremacy and racism in Buffalo, Laguna Woods, and Dallas. We honor those who lost their lives. We grieve with those who lost loved ones and all who are impacted by the trauma of these events.
WashU Minority Association of Premedical Students (MAPS) attended the Annual Medical Education Conference (AMEC) in Orlando, Florida from April 13-17, 2022 sponsored by the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.
Hi all, I’m writing to make you all aware of Holocaust Remembrance Day (Yom HaShoah) occurring from sundown on Wednesday, April 27th to sundown Thursday, April 28th. Some of you may have seen or observed the International Holocaust Day of Remembrance in January. Yom HaShoah marks the beginning of 3 important days within the Jewish […]
This award recognizes PT programs that have successfully demonstrated ongoing initiatives to assist minority students for at least three consecutive years. The criteria used in selecting the award recipient are: Planned, comprehensive initiatives have been developed by the program that can assist in the recruitment, admission, retention, and graduation of minority students that demonstrate effectiveness, […]
Please join WUSM LGBTQmed with co-sponsorship from ODEI for LGBTQIA+ Health Week! Check out the events below and we look forward to you joining us. LGBTQIA+ Health Week: Intersections of LGBTQIA+ and African American Health in St. Louis (Hybrid) 12-1pm on Friday, April 1st, 2022 in Holden Auditorium – Zoom link: https://wustl-hipaa.zoom.us/j/96169097133 -Lunch talk and presentation with […]
Programs to Increase Diversity Among Individuals Engaged in Health-Related Research PROGRAMS FOR UNDERREPRESENTED JUNIOR FACULTY The National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) PRIDE Programs to Increase Diversity Among Individuals Engaged in Health-Related Research are now accepting applications. Space is limited for the 2022 mentored training programs so apply early! […]