Diversity and Inclusion Resources

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Diversity and Inclusion Resources

As part of a university-wide commitment to creating an inclusive, diverse, equitable and accessible community (I.D.E.A.), the UF academic health center has established a network of resources designed to further this mission across all six health colleges and the UF Clinical and Translational Science Institute.

Students in the College of Nursing Program complete practice simulation exercises in the George Harrell Medical Education Building.

Events

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Black Voices in Research Storytelling Events

As part of a university-wide commitment to creating an inclusive, diverse, equitable and accessible community (I.D.E.A.), the UF academic health center has established a network of resources designed to further this mission across all six health colleges and the UF Clinical and Translational Science Institute.

Black Voices in Research

Programs and Initiatives

The academic health center offers a variety of programs and initiatives aimed at fostering a more diverse, inclusive, equitable and accessible academic and professional environment and community.

Student Resources

Community Engagement


Fellowships and funding opportunities

Below are funding opportunities available through the HSC for health students, faculty, staff, and research professionals who represent a diverse array of cultural backgrounds and experiences.

for arican american and hispanic phd students

McKnight Doctoral Fellowship

The program is designed to increase the number of African American and Hispanic faculty in the state of Florida.

for phd students

McNair Graduate Assistantship Program

The McNair Graduate Assistantship Program was created to provide support for students who have successfully completed the McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program as undergraduates.


Health Science Center Student Council on Diversity

The Health Science Center Student Council on Diversity (HSCD&I) was established as part of a commitment to the advocacy of a diverse and inclusive environment within the UF academic health center. The HSCD&I aims to recruit, retain, and support individuals across all identities to promote a diverse medical and scientific workforce, improving healthcare equity for all.

The goals of this council include…

  • Developing ways to improve feelings of inclusion and belonging among professional and graduate students
  • Serving as an additional means for advocacy of students and discussion for Diversity and Inclusion (D&I)-related issues in the academic health center
  • Communicating the individual college initiatives to facilitate collaboration, integrate efforts, and broaden their impact
  • Liaising with academic health center Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Deans’ Council and serving as a resource for collaboration on faculty-led D&I initiatives
  • Facilitating university outreach and recruitment programs within the academic health center

Council members and leadership


Health Science Center Diversity Liaisons

Looking for a contact person who can provide assistance with diversity and inclusion resources in your department? How about a speaker who can lead a workshop or seminar for your staff?

We have provided contacts here specific to the health-science colleges. You can find a broader array of resources across campus here on the website of the Office of the Chief Diversity Officer or by viewing the diversity and inclusion resources available at each of the colleges below.  

Explore Diversity Resources Specific to Each Health Science Center College