The mission of the UC Davis Health Office for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion is to create a climate of inclusion reflected in structures, policies and practices; the demographics of the UC Davis Health community; the attitudes and values of its members and leaders; and the quality of personal interactions.
UC Davis Health is home to a vibrant community of nearly 300 female scientists and clinician faculty. The mission of the Women in Medicine and Health Sciences (WIMHS) program is to ensure the full participation and success of women in all roles within academic medicine.
The WIMHS program at UC Davis Health is an alliance with Women in Medicine and Science (WIMS) in medical schools throughout the nation through its interactions with the AAMC Group on Women in Medicine and Science (GWIMS). We partner with the medical student group with a similar mission, American Medical Women’s Association (AMWA).
UC Davis ADVANCE is an Institutional Transformation grant that began in September of 2012. The program is supported by the National Science Foundation’s ADVANCE Program which aims to increase the participation and advancement of women in academic science and engineering careers.
The UC Davis Center for Reducing Health Disparities takes a multidisciplinary, collaborative approach to the inequities in health access and quality of care. This includes a comprehensive program for research, education and teaching, and community outreach and information dissemination.
The mission of the Office of Student and Resident Diversity (OSRD) is to create an environment of inclusion and respect, and to actively recruit and fully foster the development of a physician workforce that reflects the rich diversity of our nation and our world — a workforce wholly equipped to serve and care for all people, vigorously committed to reducing health disparities, and passionately dedicated to the goal of achieving true health equity.
The mission of the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is to ensure the attention to those components of the campus community that affect community, campus climate, diversity and inclusiveness. The Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion provides leadership in diversity education, affirmative action, equity initiatives and campus community relations.