Office of Cultural Affairs and Diversity Initiatives

  • About Us

    Students with President and First LadyLaunched in 2008, the Carver College of Medicine Office of Cultural Affairs and Diversity Initiatives works closely with other administrative offices and community partners to foster an environment where all members of the UI Health Care community feel welcome. The Office supports the UI Health Care community of students, faculty, postdoctoral scholars, staff, residents and fellows in conjunction with the tripartite mission of the academic medical center.

    Examples of Office-sponsored programs and events include:

    • Diversity trainings and professional development programs
    • Networking events for medical students and residents/fellows
    • Diversity dialogue circles
    • Welcome programs for new students
    • Human Rights Week Events

    Members of the UI Health Care community are encouraged to contact our office if you have questions regarding programs sponsored by the Office of Cultural Affairs and Diversity Initiatives or if you would like assistance planning a diversity-related event for your department or unit.