The weather may have been dreary, but it was all smiles and laughs at the inaugural Youth Summit at the Big House regional outreach event.On Saturday, May 21, Michigan Medicine welcomed 200 local middle schoolers to Michigan Stadium for a daylong experience outlining career opportunities in health care.
The Office for Health Equity and Inclusion’s inaugural Michigan Medicine Youth Summit at the Big House regional outreach event on Saturday, May 21 is now open to Michigan Medicine faculty, staff and learners!
During OHEI’s Undergraduate Research Academy (URA) summer program, undergraduate learnershave the opportunity to pair with a faculty mentor and conduct research to gain footing in the scientific world. The Career Development Academy (CDA), another OHEI summer program, hosts rising junior and senior undergraduates and post-baccalaureate learners participate in MCATprep and do professional development and application workshops.
The Congenital Heart Center (CHC) in the Department of Pediatric Cardiology was awarded the Phyllis M. Blackman Innovation Grant, for their diversity, equity and inclusion initiative, “Books for Every One of Us.”
The Office for Health, Equity, and Inclusion (OHEI) hosted a celebration of appreciation for our Michigan Medicine Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Leads on Friday, April 8 at North Campus Research Building (NCRB). The theme of the event was Sparking Hope.
While I have always had a deep affection toward helping people in need - including individuals of lower socioeconomic status, single-parent households and immigrant families from all over the globe.
Michigan Medicine is pleased to introduce the Building Toward Belonging: Michigan Medicine Implicit Bias Training (LARA Compliant) that will serve as the foundation for a continuous curriculum to help us evolve into a more respectful and inclusive academic medical center.
The academic medical center receives a perfect score on this year’sHealthcare Equity Index by the Human Rights Campaign.ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Michigan Medicine recently received a score of 100 (out of a possible 100 points) on the Healthcare Equity Index, or HEI, a national LGBTQ+ benchmarking tool developed and maintained by the Human Rights Campaign. The HEI 2022 evaluated health care facilities' policies and practices related to the equity and inclusion of their LGBTQ+ patients, visitors and employees.
The Office for Health Equity and Inclusion is excited to partner with more than 20 Michigan Medicine departments and units to host the inaugural Youth Summit at the Big House event on Saturday, May 21.
As of Spring 2021, the Student Diversity Council (SDC) has been able to increase its reach to faculty, staff, and students and elevate issues and initiatives related to diversity, equity, inclusion, accessibility, and justice (DEIAJ) at the University of Michigan Medical School.