Browse 2021 Blog Posts: Advancing Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

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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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A message from WIMHS Director, Dr. Melissa Bauman on Women’s History Month

Women in Medicine and Health Sciences (WIMHS) is pleased to participate in Women’s History Month celebrations this year, including our own virtual “WIMHS Spring Welcome” in honor of International Women’s Day. 

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Autism Awareness/Acceptance Month at the MIND Institute

Autism Awareness/Acceptance Month is an opportunity to reflect on our commitment to improving the quality of life for individuals and families with neurodevelopmental disabilities.

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Celebrating our Campus Community - Principles of Community Week 2021 Reflection

Dear Colleagues, UC Davis Health is a vibrant, multi-layered, dynamically diverse community making a positive difference locally, regionally, and nationally through our research, education, and public service.

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