A Medical Campus Committed to Diversity

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion at the University of Chicago Medicine and Biological Sciences was created to define and accelerate the role of diversity in research, medical education, patient care, and the University of Chicago community. By creating a culture of diversity and inclusion, we can better serve our students, faculty, staff, and patients. To learn more about this initiative, read a message from Dean Kenneth S. Polonsky, MD »

Warner-Reynolds Leadership Academy for Early- and Mid-Career Physicians and Scientists

The Office of Diversity & Inclusion is pleased to announce the inaugural Warner-Reynolds Leadership Academy for Early- and Mid-Career Physicians and Scientists, a 1.5 day professional development program focused on building essential leadership skills in communication, negotiation, and developing strategic networks within and outside the University of Chicago.  The professional development sessions are appropriate for both basic science and clinical department faculty. The leadership academy will be in the Center for Care & Discovery and will consist of pre-conference sessions and a keynote dinner on Friday, June 24, followed by the conference on Saturday, June 25. For more information or to register, click here.

Black Women in Medicine Documentary

The Office of Community Engagement for Rush University Medical Center, the Cook County Physicians Association local chapter of the National Medical Association, and the Lakeshore Chapter of Jack and Jill invite you to a book signing of "Against All Odds: Celebrating Black Women in Medicine" and a sneak preview of the new documentary "Black Women in Medicine." The screening will be on Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at 5:00PM at the Armour Academic Center at Rush University, Room 994, 600 South Paulina, Chicago IL 60612. Please RSVP by June 2 via Changing the Face of Medicine's website.

REEL TALK: A Video Lunch and Learn Series

The UCMBSD Office of Diversity and Inclusion and the University of Chicago Medicine Diversity, Inclusion and Equity Department present REEL TALK, a monthly video lunch and learn series where division-wide members across the UCMBSD community will watch a video and talk about issues that affect our communities. Screenings occur the second Monday of every Month. For more information, email culturalcompetence@uchospitals.edu.

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Professional Development Opportunities

NCFDD Institutional Membership

Institutional membership with the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity provides an external mentoring community designed to help graduate students, post-docs, and junior and senior faculty members increase their research and writing productivity and improve work-life balance. For more information on becoming an institutional member, click here or visit the NCFDD's website.