The Dean's Award for Excellence in Equity, Diversity and Inclusion - Faculty Member recognizes outstanding faculty contributions in the areas of Research, Education, Clinical Care and Community Engagement.

The purpose of the award is to reward the outstanding performance of an Academic Federation or Academic Senate faculty member and to acknowledge their contribution as a transformative leader in equity, diversity and inclusion in our collegial community. Deans' Award for Excellence in EDI awardee

The award categories are:

  • Education – provides outstanding learning opportunities by utilizing innovative teaching methods that integrate equity, diversity and inclusion into their curriculum development and teaching
  • Research – makes high-impact discoveries that focus on reducing/eliminating health inequities
  • Clinical Care – provides high-quality, patient-oriented, culturally-responsive care services
  • Community Engagement – enhances the quality of life of our local and regional communities by demonstrating a drive to reduce/eliminate health inequities (Community organizations are also welcome to submit nominations for faculty who have demonstrated transformative leadership qualities in the community.)

Awardees receive a cash award and are honored at a special reception.

The nomination period for the 2023 award season is now open! Please submit your nomination by February 29, 2024.

Click here to nominate  Nomination Instructions