The Office of Diversity and Outreach (ODO) collaborates with campus partners to engage in meaningful diversity dialogues. These conversations have been recorded and are available for trainings or instructional use. x

Diversity & Inclusion Trainings

The Office of Diversity and Outreach offers this training to strengthen your understanding around foundations of diversity. We review concepts of bias and micro aggressions, and present Cultural Humility as a framework to support equity and inclusion. This training is being offered at various locations and dates throughout academic year 2016-17.

Watch the training as it livestreams Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, noon to 1pm.

You may need to download and install the Microsoft Silverlight plugin to watch this event.

Health Disparities Research Symposium

In October 2016, the 10th anniversary of the annual symposium highlighted faculty and trainee research on health disparities. UC San Francisco has a multitude of researchers with national and international reputations in disparities research and this symposium provided a forum to showcase the breadth and depth of this work.

Watch the morning and afternoon sessions session of this event, which was livestreamed Friday, Oct 21 2016.

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Targeted Universalism with john powell

The Multicultural Resource Center presented a keynote and book signing with author john a. powell.

john a. powell is the author of Racing to Justice: Transforming Our Conception of Self and Other to Build an Inclusive Society. He is also the Director of the Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society (Haas Institute) at the University of California, Berkeley.

Chancellor’s Leadership Forum on Diversity and Inclusion

In April 2016, the 9th annual forum was held to share with the campus community the highlights of the initiatives and activities over the past year. The gathering, which was live-streamed, provided a chance for faculty, staff and students to engage in a conversation with campus leadership.

Watch the video of the forum here. You may need to download and install the Microsoft Silverlight plugin to watch the event live.

Teach-in: Injustice & Health

In February 2016, the campus held a teach-in as part of an ongoing effort to engage the UCSF community in a candid conversation about race, social justice, health sciences education and patient care.

The keynote address by journalist Soledad O’Brien on intolerance and discrimination in America was told through her own story as a woman of color and through her experience as a journalist. Afterwards a panel of UCSF faculty and students held an impassioned discussion about injustice, intolerance and inequities and their profound impact on health in America.

More than 450 people attended the teach-in at Cole Hall and another 1,400 watched a live web cast at various UCSF locations.

Watch the event live-streamed Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at 12:00 pm. You may need to download and install the Microsoft Silverlight plugin to watch the event live.

"Challenging Islamophobia" Grand Rounds

In September 2015, Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital (ZSFG) held a grand rounds called “Challenging Islamophobia”. Four panelists, including two ZSFG residents, shared their daily experiences with discrimination based on their religion. The discussion included ideas for concrete actions others can take to challenge Islamophobia in the country, the community and in the clinical care setting.

Voices

VOICES is a series of short films highlighting diverse members of the UCSF community. The videos were produced in 2008-2009 by UCSF Strategic Communications and University Relations in partnership in partnership with the Office of Diversity and Outreach.

Faculty, staff, students and trainees share their personal stories and reflect on diversity at UCSF. Their stories help to foster an inclusive campus community where all members are valued for their unique differences.

Watch these five minute videos to hear their inspiring stories.
Voices: Mary Anne Koda-Kimble
Voices: Mary Anne Koda-Kimble
Voices: Venu Gopal Varanasi
Voices: Venu Gopal Varanasi
Voices: Marcus Penn
Voices: Marcus Penn
Voices: Nathaniel Gleason
Voices: Nathaniel Gleason
Voices: Glenna Dowling
Voices: Glenna Dowling
Voices: Alicia Gonzoles-Flores
Voices: Alicia Gonzoles-Flores