FAQs

What does Washington University School of Medicine mean by diversity and inclusion?

Simply put, diversity is the opportunity for individuals from different communities and backgrounds  to sit at the decision-making table together. Inclusion is ensuring that everyone that is sitting at the table has a voice in the decision-making process.

What are some helpful D&I resources for students and employees?

A plethora of resources are available for faculty, staff, and students. Please visit the Resources page for additional information regarding these services.

What is the focus of our diversity and inclusion training at WUSM?

The focus of our D&I training is to assist the WUSM community in developing a greater awareness, understanding, commitment, and action framework in relation to diversity and inclusion.

How can I schedule a diversity and inclusion training for my office/department?

Scheduling D&I training is an easy process. You can submit an online request by visiting our Training Request Form.

Can the Diversity and Inclusion leaders develop a customized training for my office/department?

The D&I team is more than happy to meet with your department to discuss developing a customized training. Please contact us at WUSMDiversitytraining@wustl.edu to initiate this process.

What do I do if I have concerns regarding diversity and inclusion in my department?

While the preference is for such concerns to be taken to one’s supervisor for immediate resolution, we recognize that this option may not always be available. In those circumstances, please feel free to contact the D&I team and we will be more than happy to talk with you to discuss an appropriate course of action.