In alignment with its educational mission, UCSF offers a number of campus-wide opportunities to students/trainees, faculty and staff related to diversity and inclusion. Current efforts include:
1) Convene a leadership forum for the Chancellor's Executive Cabinet in 2015.
2) Provide tools for Chairs and Department Chairs to foster diversity and inclusion.
- In May 2015, UCSF held a seminar titled "Fostering Inclusive Excellence: Strategies and Tools for Department Chairs and Deans," developed by the University of California. Read the event agenda and see the post-event eveluation results.
- UCSF has created a toolkit for department chairs and deans. Download the toolkit.
3) Identify and train a core set of diversity ambassadors across UCSF departments.
- UCSF holds quarterly meetings with Department Diversity Leaders.
- UCSF has developed tools for Department Diversity Leaders.
Redesign curricula to eliminate stereotypes and micro aggressions.
- School of Medicine held a diversity orientation for 2015 incoming students as part of its Differences Matter initiative.
- School of Nursing maintains its Diversity In Action program, known as DIVA.
- School of Pharmacy addresses health equity issues in its new Bridges curriculum design.
Continue and expand social justice dialogue series campuswide.
- The Office of Diversity & Outreach continues to expand the unconscious bias training program for UCSF. Go to the Unconscious Bias webpage, and see how many people completed the training program.
- The Office of Diversity & Outreach has designed a series of events to expand social justice dialogue. See the 2016 UCSF Teach-in "Injustice and Health" and see the calendar
- UCSF medical students were honored by the San Francisco Human Rights Commission in August 2015 for their leadership in the White Coats for Black Lives movement to address health disparities.
- School of Medicine has launched an "Eye-Opening Conversations" series, starting in September 2015 with a conversation about the climate for women at UCSF. Learn about the series
- UCSF held a grand rounds called "Challenging Islamophobia" in October 2015. View the recorded discussion
- To increase awareness/visibility of groups at UCSF through the University's communications channels, the One UCSF campaign celebrates individual stories across campus. Visit the website.