We strive to create a collaborative, inclusive and supportive learning environment. Our medical school community is home to some of the best and brightest faculty, dedicated staff and exceptional learners. Academic excellence, life-long learning and teamwork are core tenets as we pursue our mission-driven work with purpose and compassion.
... I wanted to go somewhere where I felt like I could call someone if I needed help or could be friends with my professors and have a really solid support system.”
I’ve been privileged to be part of UC Davis for more than 30 years and have been inspired by our school’s unique community and commitment to serve a purpose greater than ourselves.”
The Office of Student and Resident Diversity works to create an environment of inclusion and respect, and actively recruits and fosters the development of a physician workforce that reflects the rich diversity of our world. The office offers several community outreach programs for K-12 students and undergraduate and community college students to help cultivate an early interest in medicine and science.
The Center for a Diverse Healthcare Workforce leads research focused on recruiting, training and retaining a diverse health care workforce to advance health equity in our communities. The center engages in research, shares findings, promotes best practices, and works to create partnerships and programs that advance educational opportunities in under-resourced communities.
The Center for Reducing Health Disparities promotes the health and well-being of diverse communities through research, training, continuing education, and technical assistance within a prevention, early intervention and treatment framework.