AIM in action
Working to increase the economic vitality of our local communities and region
The Office for Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion has aligned with the following high profile initiatives that are working toward increase the economic vitality of our local communities and region.
UC Davis Health Farm to Fork Hospital procurement program has invested nearly $1 million in regional food procurement, increasing the hospital’s proportion of food from local vendors from 16.5% in 2016 to 40% in 2019.
Aggie Square will house business partners and community-based programs with UC Davis innovation and research to create a stronger and healthier shared community. Aggie Square will create a unique live/learn/work/play environment to foster collaboration and new public spaces with welcoming, accessible entry points that connects the university with its neighboring communities.
Kaiser Permanente continues to partner with our office in support of Prep Médico a residential pipeline program for freshmen and sophomore college students interested in becoming physicians, have demonstrated interest in serving Latino communities and are residents of Northern California or the Central Valley.