Advancing Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

World Refugee Day

This year the world will honor World Refugee Day with the focus being on the right to seek safety. We want to take a moment to honor their bravery in the pursuit of safety.

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Honoring Heritage Months

While we turn the spotlight to events of multicultural significance, it’s also important to recognize the many heritage, cultural and religious events that occur throughout the year.

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Mental Health Awareness Month: Understanding the impact of structural racism on mental health

Dr. Ruth Shim encourages us to learn about the impact of structural racism on our lives and in our work through her new self-directed learning course - Structural Racism Revealed.

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World Health Day (Pt. 2) - Food as Medicine

Our UC Davis Health Food and Nutrition Services (FNS) program continues to pioneer a true climate-friendly, source-transparent food service to our patients, visitors, and staff.

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World Health Day (Pt. 1) - Health Literacy: Understanding patient and provider health literacy needs

Dr. Lorena Garcia discusses Health Literacy; why it matters and six tips for providers and researchers for communicating with patients and research participants in Part 1 of our World Health Day series in April.

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National Day of Silence & LGBTQIA+ Community Support

Every year in April, tens of thousands of students around the nation take a vow of silence to bring attention to the lack of inclusivity in schools for LGBTQIA+ students.

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Diversity and Inclusion in Action - Anchor Institution Mission Symposium

In December 2021 our unit held its first virtual summit focused on the UC Davis Health Anchor Institution Mission (AIM) for Community Health.

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Wellness Wednesday - How do you unplug?

Staff and Faculty Health and Well-being encourages you to unplug on March 4th-5th from sundown to sundown to fill your Nature Rx and check out how our community unplugs from technology!

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Celebrating our Campus Community - Black History Month

This year we invite you to broaden your knowledge about Black history and celebrate the achievements of our African American community.

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Welcoming in the Lunar New Year

In the spirit of celebrating the Lunar New Year, APASA - UC Davis Health chapter would like to take this opportunity to wish you all a New Year filled with Love, Success, Prosperity, and excellent Health.

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Human Trafficking Awareness

January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month. Dr. Bryn E. Mumma shares ways in which we can increase our awareness of human trafficking at UC Davis Health.

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Happy New Year from Women in Medicine and Health Sciences (WIMHS)

Learn about advocacy efforts led by the Women in Medicine and Health Sciences Department Liaisons, plans to form the new Dean's Advisory Committee on Gender Equity, and more from Director, Melissa Bauman, Ph.D.

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International Holocaust Remembrance Day

January 27 is International Holocaust Remembrance Day. On this solemn day, the United Nations, which established the commemoration with Resolution 60/7, calls on the world to remember the Holocaust.

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Gratitude Works, Practice It

Vice Chancellor for Human Health Sciences and Chief Executive Officer for UC Davis Health, David Lubarsky, M.D., MBA, shares his insights on gratitude ahead of the holiday season.

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LGBT history month, from the Chancellor's Committee on LGBTQIA+ Communities

In honor of LGBT History month and National Coming out day (October 11th) the Chancellor's Committee on LGBTQIA+ Communities reflects on the history of the committee featuring Q&A with Mark Grote.

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Wellness Wednesday

This week we ask you to devote one minute to your well-being! Choose from the meditation and breathing exercises curated by Neesha Patel, Ph.D. for our campus communities during the, often hectic, month of October.

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DiversABILITY and Inclusion

Ahead of Disability Employment Awareness Month in October, Carolyn Ramirez offers tips on how to create an inclusive environment in a virtual setting.

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Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

Learn about the history behind Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15 - Oct. 15, 2021), one writer's thoughts on re-branding the month, and more.

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Becoming an Age-Friendly institution - Advancing Age and the Social Determinants of Health

It has been incredibly rewarding to return to clinical practice and work to support family caregivers in the important role they play in the care of frail older adults.

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Gen-Flexing: Valuing multi-generations in the workplace

Smartphones, TikTok, gender-neutral pronouns…These cultural events and phenomena capture the zeitgeist of different generations of the American consciousness.

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Health Equity Academy - Leaders for Tomorrow’s Healthcare (HEALTH)

The UC Davis School of Medicine Office of Student and Resident Diversity is no stranger to conducting outreach and recruitment locally and nationally.

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End of Year Overview and What's Next for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Associate Vice Chancellor of the Office for Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, Hendry Ton, M.D., MS, offers updates and reflections from the past academic year and what we can expect next.

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In Celebration of Juneteenth

We are resilient, passionate, intelligent, and determined people. Let’s take this Juneteenth to celebrate us and remember where we were, how far we’ve come and how far we have yet to go.

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June is LGBT Pride Month

Every year the LGBTQIA+ community celebrates LGBT/Gay Pride month throughout June with various events and community gatherings around the world.

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Memorial Day Moment of Remembrance

Jim Marchetti (he/him/his), Co-Chair of the UC Davis Health Veterans Employee Association reflects on the meaning of Memorial Day.

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Nurses and Health Equity: Where We Have Been and Where We Can Go

In the wake of an unprecedented focus on police brutality and racial injustice in the United States we have begun to have necessary conversations about systemic racism.

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New DEI webpage - Caring for Our Community: Processing and Responding

Letter from Associate Vice Chancellor for Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, Hendry Ton, M.D., MS

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Celebrating our Campus Community - Ramadan

Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, in which the first verses of the Holy Qur’an were revealed.

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Winning the war against the pandemic – amazing team effort in building the herd immunity

April is Volunteer Month! The Covid-19 pandemic marks a historical period in human history with many negative outcomes and claim on countless lives across the globe.

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