2023 School of Medicine Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Highlights

December 20, 2023 by

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are deeply valued by the UVA School of Medicine. Our strategic goals include transforming healthcare, erasing disparities, and inspiring hope — regardless of gender, age, race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation or identity, or disability. We are proud to share a few of our School’s 2023 DEI highlights below.

More highlights are available in the UVA School of Medicine 2023 Annual Report. You may also search the diversity, equity, and inclusion category in Medicine in Motion News. 

Synphane Gibbs and Upkong Eyo

Synphane Gibbs-Shelton and Ukpong Eyo, PhD, Awarded the Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s Gilliam Fellowship

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UVA Housestaff Council for Diversity and Inclusion Hosts Boys and Girls Club Day Camp

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School of Medicine Hosts 40 Undergraduate Students for Summer Medical Leadership Program

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Dean Kibbe and Jennifer West

BME Department Hosts Second Annual Symposium for Emerging Leaders in Biomedical Engineering

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Rupa Valdez, PhD

Rupa Valdez, PhD, Outlines Plan to Improve the Health of People with Disabilities

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Local High Schoolers Explore ‘STEM’ Through SOAR Program

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Kevin Janes and Cimona Hinton

UVA Cancer Center STRIVE Program Grows in Second Year

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Synphane Gibbs-Shelton and Bryana Harris

Two PhD Candidates Create Society of Black Biomedical Scientists and Engineers

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