Category: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Celebrating Pride Month at the School of Medicine

Pride Month is celebrated each year in June to commemorate the 1969 Stonewall Uprising in Manhattan, which was a tipping point for the Gay Liberation Movement in the United States.…

Workshop: I Felt That, Microaggression and Its Impact

This presentation will provide an overview and definition of the concept of microaggressions. Additionally, this presentation will provide examples of three distinct types of microaggressions and the impact it has…

Juneteenth Grand Rounds Lecture “Amplifying the Need to Center Equity and Diversity in Research for Alzheimer’s Disease: Community Engaged Approaches”

The Department of Neurology will host Ishan C. Williams, PhD, FGSA, Associate Professor of Nursing, as our Juneteenth Grand Rounds Lecturer. Her lecture is titled "Amplifying the Need to Center…

Jefferson School African American Heritage Center Juneteenth Celebration

Beginning Friday, June 17 through Sunday, June 19, the Jefferson School African American Heritage Center offers a Juneteenth Celebration. Events include honoring of local ancestors, a Juneteenth parade, an emancipation…

Join the School of Medicine in Celebrating Juneteenth

On Monday, June 20, the UVA School of Medicine will close to observe Juneteenth. This is the second year that the University has officially recognized the holiday. And this year,…

Judy Pointer Retirement

After 15 years of service Judy Pointer will retire on July 1, 2022. Judy joined the UVA family in 2006, and has been instrumental in building lasting relationships with many…

Tracy Downs — A Catalyst for Change

Dr. Downs was interviewed by UVA Health about his background and vision for building a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive institution. Read the full interview.

Statement Regarding the Racially Motivated Shooting in Buffalo

The multiple hate crimes of this past weekend were horrific. The racist attack at a supermarket in Buffalo, NY on Saturday, killing ten people and injuring three others — 11…