Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs

Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs

Mission

To help create and foster a diverse, inclusive and culturally competent learning and training environment for students, faculty and trainees within the Division of Biology and Medicine including The Warren Alpert Medical School, and Program in Biology.

Objectives

  1. To coordinate recruitment efforts of students, faculty and trainees who are underrepresented in medicine*, and biology.
  2. To provide academic, personal, professional career development and social support to students, faculty and trainees who are underrepresented in medicine, and biology.
  3. To collaborate with offices and centers across the University to offer culturally competent educational programming and related support to all members of the Division of Biology and Medicine community including The Warren Alpert Medical School and Program in Biology.

Established in 1976, the Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs (ODMA) is a dynamic resource offering academic, professional, and personal support programs to students, faculty and staff.  We invite you to contact the office at any time.

*Underrepresented in medicine means those racial and ethnic populations that are underrepresented in the medical profession relative to their numbers in the general population.” – Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Executive Committee, March 19, 2004. 

Source: https://www.aamc.org/initiatives/urm/

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