AIM In action
Engaging the health campus community
The Office for Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion continues to engage the health campus community through mutually beneficial partnerships, discussions, healing circles and training.
A partnership with the UC Davis Health Clinical and Translational Science Center (CTSC) and Public Scholarship and Engagement (PSE) to form a stakeholder engagement community of practice (CoP) that will serve to promote more effective community-engaged health related research across the university.
Hosting a monthly Diversity and Inclusion Dialogue series open to faculty, staff, students and community members to learn about and discuss issues critical to cultural humility, health equity, and diversity and inclusion.
The 2020/2021 Diversity and Inclusion Dialogue Series focuses on social determinants of health in Sacramento and will highlight critical work of local Community Based Organizations (CBOs) in these areas.
Continued support of the Improving OUTcomes Conference, which focuses on LGBTQ+ health care in the Sacramento region.
Continued sponsorship of Racial Healing Circles (established in 2018), which are open to all faculty, staff and students, as well as members of our neighboring communities, including a new cadre of trained circle keepers made up of UC Davis Health staff and community members.
Implementation of a new training curriculum for faculty in Supporting Educational Excellence in Diversity (SEED), to address cultural bias in the learning and clinical environments.
Pediatrics Committee on Departmental Diversity and Pediatric Health Equity mission to guide departmental structures, policies, and practices to improve departmental workforce racial/ethnic, gender, and socioeconomic diversity reflective of the children it serves, focusing on those underrepresented in Medicine and to promote and improve pediatric health and healthcare equity in the Sacramento region.