diversity equity and inclusion Archives
Jun. 21, 2023—Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Vanderbilt University are launching a $17 million multiyear transformative program with support from the National Institutes of Health to accelerate diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging in the biomedical research community.
Jun. 14, 2023—Ideas for addressing the disproportionate impact of cancer, diabetes, and gastrointestinal diseases on disadvantaged populations were shared recently during a diversity symposium at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Apr. 27, 2023—Kevin Churchwell, a former CEO of the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, recently spoke on the importance of equity, diversity and inclusivity for medical education in the hospital setting.
Apr. 5, 2023—Vanderbilt's André Churchwell, MD, has been named to Becker's Hospital Review’s 2023 edition of the “Black health care leaders to know” list.
Oct. 27, 2022—The 21st annual Levi Watkins Jr. MD Lecture recognized the contributions of several Vanderbilt faculty, trainees and students who have made contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion.
Oct. 15, 2022—Vanderbilt's André Churchwell, MD, is recognized as a national diversity leader by Modern Healthcare.
Sep. 2, 2022—Vanderbilt University Medical Center's Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Climate Survey opens to the VUMC Community Sept. 13, and is the latest step toward cultivating an inclusive, respectful VUMC environment.
Sep. 1, 2022—Vanderbilt is creating a new leadership development program for nurses new in health care leadership and academic positions who are from groups historically underrepresented in nursing and/or those who support them.
May. 23, 2022—Vanderbilt University Medical Center is participating in a learning network designed to help hospital systems apply an equity lens to all aspects of quality and safety practices – with a goal of improving health outcomes for historically marginalized populations.
May. 4, 2022—Vanderbilt University Medical Center leaders are launching a transformational effort to foster an inclusive environment to ensure people at all levels of the organization experience a welcoming environment where everyone can thrive.
Mar. 17, 2022—The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences recently hosted the fourth annual Harold Jordan Diversity and Inclusion lecture, hosted by guest lecturer Robert Sellers, PhD.