Advancing Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

Celebrating Unity and Diversity: Reflecting on Principles of Community Week at UC Davis Health

From thought-provoking lectures and workshops to cultural performances and resource fairs, each event served as a unique forum for learning, sharing, and growing.

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Now, hear this! Help change mindsets for World Hearing Day (March 3)

Jenny Carrick, Marketing and Communications Director at UC Davis, shares how to be hearing loss friendly, including tips on phrases to avoid to be more inclusive in recognition of World Hearing Day (March 3).

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World Cancer Day (Feb. 4) Awareness

The UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center Office of Community Outreach and Engagement shares how they support the five million residents living across northern and central California.

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The Power of Practicing Kindness

This week, UC Davis Staff and Faculty Health and Well-being explores the scientific evidence behind kindness as a potent strategy for personal and collective wellness.

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UC Davis Health’s Anchor Institution Mission advances health equity

Learn about our Anchor Institution in action, with efforts focused on hiring, purchasing, investing and volunteering within local communities in Sacramento.

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Transphobia and finding community

As we work to dismantle systems that keep transgender folks oppressed we must emphasize the importance of finding community.

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In honor of Native American Heritage month

Learn about the Sacramento Native American Health Center, hear a message from Chancellor May, and more.

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International Pronouns Day

What are pronouns and why do they matter? Check out the recording from the Sacramento LGBT Community Center to learn more.

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The Rainbow Chamber Foundation: providing academic scholarships to LGBTQ+ and allied students

Learn about the history of the Rainbow Chamber of Commerce, current support efforts and scholarship opportunities for LGBTQ+ and allied students, and the upcoming Farm to Scholar dinner and Boas and Bow Ties Gala.

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The Anchor Journey and Inaugural UC Systemwide Anchor Institution Mission Summit

UC Davis Health is committed to supporting the economic vitality in both the Sacramento and Davis regions through local hiring, local investment, local purchase and local volunteer strategies.

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Aging and Caregiving in an Ethnically and Racially Diverse Society

Although caring for elders can be rewarding, it is not free from challenges and can have negative effects on finances, other personal and family obligations, and health, including mental health.

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Towards a Healing Centered Organization

In recent years, our world has faced a series of challenging events that have contributed globally to increased anxiety and depression within individuals and communities.

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Senior Citizen’s Day: Aging with dignity

Learn how UC Davis Health plans to respond and support our aging populations and improve the systems we need in place to be leaders in healthy aging with dignity.

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Sun protection for all skin types

The Dermatology department at UC Davis Health has developed a new brochure to explain sun protection and sunscreen use for a wide range of skin tones.

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RESTART Trauma Recovery Program

Our RESTART team is dedicated to help you redefine yourself by supporting you in becoming the author of your story and the main protagonist, or hero, of your life.

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Mental Health Awareness Month and Beyond

Our efforts at the Office of Health Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion are expanding with the recent steps to establish the Truth, Racial Healing and Transformation Center as part of our programming at UC Davis Health.

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Honoring the Heritage and Legacy of our Campus Community

The month of May brings an opportunity for us to celebrate our campus community and honor several heritages including Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, Haitian Heritage Month, and Jewish American Heritage Month.

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Community Against Sexual Harm

Have you heard about C.A.S.H.? Community Against Sexual Harm C.A.S.H. is a survivor-led organization that serves survivors who have been commercially sexually exploited.

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Honoring Black history through the African American Experience Project

The African American Experience Project, the first of its kind in Sacramento, is chronicling the stories of Black residents, including the hardships they faced, the successes they achieved and their legacies.

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SHINES: A Pathway to a Brighter Future

Learn more about the Summer Health Institute for Nurse Exploration and Success (SHINES) program for local high school and community college students.

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Celebrating our Campus Community - What is Holi?

Holi is a Hindu festival that celebrates the triumph of good over evil. Known as the festival of colors, its celebration can be considered an initiation of spring and new beginnings.

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Honoring our Neurodiversity

To celebrate and highlight the importance of neurodiversity, two Redwood SEED Scholars share their experiences in the program.

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Remembering Black History and Supporting Black Futures

This month, UC Davis and UC Davis Health campuses honor Black History and re-affirm our commitment to support Black Futures.

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Wellness Wednesday: “Wellness Self-Coaching”

Did you know the Staff and Faculty Health and Well-being (SFHWB) Program offers “Wellness Self-Coaching”? Learn what wellness self-coaching is and how to support your personal well-being journey.

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The Big Hysto Screening Event

The Big Hysto: A Black Womb Revolution speaks to medical racism, sexism, homo/transphobia, and xenophobia that Black womb holders/patients experience when seeking access to quality medical care.

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Continuing the mission of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 

As we strive toward a racially just world, it is through our interconnectedness that we have profound opportunities to positively impact the lives of those around us. This year we call on you to get involved!

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Best practices in honoring culture throughout the year

What questions do you ask and what perspectives do you consider when planning seasonal gatherings throughout the year? Discover practices that foster a campus culture and climate based on mutual respect and caring.

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A story of trans awareness and one person's journey to visibility

In observance of Transgender Awareness Week (November 13-19), a fellow UC Davis Health employee shares their story.

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Transgender Day of Remembrance

We invite you to learn about the prevalence of violence against transgender and gender non-conforming people and attend the upcoming event hosted by UC Davis School of Medicine students.

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