HEDI Updates: July 1, 2022


The Office of Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion offers weekly updates through a newsletter, which is also posted on The Insider. The following updates are for July 1, 2022:

Exploring the Barriers to Inclusion for Medical Trainees with Disabilities

The Macy Foundation has been hosting a free, three-part series, with the second and third parts coming up July 12 and July 26. Both webinars are at 12 p.m.

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UC Davis Campus Community Book Project

The UC Davis Campus Community Book Project is thrilled to announce its 2022-23 selection and call for nominations for the 2023-24 cycle.

Looking ahead to 2023-2024, the book project will focus on the theme of ethnonationalism/global ethnonationalism/white supremacy. The book project theme is selected annually by the UC Davis Campus Council on Community and Diversity. We now welcome nominations for the 2023-2024 cycle that fit the book project selection criteria. Nominations can be submitted via email to ccbp@ucdavis.edu through July 29, 2022. In early August, we will convene the book project Selection Committee to review and make recommendations on nominated titles. 

Heal the Healer

We would like to share the continuation of our lunch hour sessions focused on self-care and mindfulness for the UCDH and community members supporting refugees. These sessions will continue every Wednesday from 12-1 p.m.

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Free Youth Heart Screening

Help prevent sudden cardiac arrest in Sacramento youth. One in 300 youth have an undiagnosed heart condition that could put them at risk.

Screenings will be held FREE of cost on Saturday, August 27 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Jesuit High School for youth ages 12 to 25 years old.

Register in advance at kylejtaylor.org/screenings.


The Improving OUTcomes LGBTQ+ Health Conference returns October 7-8, 2022.