HEDI Updates: May 20, 2022


he Office of Healthy Equity, Diversity and Inclusion sends a weekly newsletter that can now also be accessed via The Insider every Friday. Here are the latest newsletter items for May 20, 2022:

Featured Events

Structural Racism Revealed

You are invited to be a part of a monthly self-paced educational journey to reveal, reflect, and better understand structural racism and learn active ways to interrupt it. For a total of 20 days over the next four months, beginning in June, as a community, we will commit to read, watch and listen to the provided educational content and answer self-reflection questions to deepen our understanding of structural racism. NOTE: If you sign up after the start of the program, you'll receive prior month's challenge information.

Sign up to participate today!

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.

Register today


Call for Letters of Interest in Diversity Education Facilitation – SEED Program

Who should apply?
Faculty at the Assistant Professor level or above (MD, PhD, or MD/PhD) with experience in teaching and/or efforts addressing equity and diversity at an academic institution.

Time commitment: .10 FTE for one year with possibility of renewal/extension starting July 2022-23.

More information and submit your letter here.

Veteran Employee Association (VEA) Board Nominations

The current VEA Board is looking to fill some positions for the next two-year fiscal year Board.

If you've ben thinking about getting involved, we would like to have you join our committee and the Board if interested. All can apply to be part of the VEA ERG committee.

Visit our website for more information.

Sacramento Office of Arts and Culture pilot “Community Murals Sacramento” program invites any/all Sacramentans to participate in creation of new murals:

Broadway: May 29, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Hagginwood Community Center: Date in June to be announced

Learn more

TGFS Golf Team Registration - Extended to May 17, 2022!

Please register for the 2022 TGFS Golf Tournament by 5/17; registration has been extended!

On Saturday, May 24, 2022, the TGFS Golf Tournament will be held at Haggin Oaks Golf Course - Arcade Course.

Register here

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Future Healthcare Worker Scholarship Ceremony

Date: Friday, May 27, 2022
Time: 5-7 p.m.
Location: Education Bldg, 2nd Floor Breezeway

We hope you can join us in celebrating our scholarship recipient's accomplishments and their dedication to creating a more equitable healthcare system!

If you are unable to attend, you are still able to support our students through your financial donations. Even a small donation contributes toward the goal of raising $20,000 to support our students as they pursue their dreams of becoming healthcare leaders for under-served communities. Your generosity has a lasting impact on our students and is much appreciated.

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11th Annual UC Davis Summit

Date: Wednesday, June 1, 2022
Time: 4-6:30 p.m.
FREE Virtual Zoom Event
Register by May 25

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Now Accepting Applications for UC Davis Group Mentoring Program

After a brief hiatus, UC Davis Learning and Development is excited to relaunch the UC Davis Group Mentoring Program (GMP). Applications are currently being accepted from potential mentees and mentors from UC Davis and UC Davis Health. Consider applying!

Applications will be accepted until June 10.

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Sacramento PRIDE 2022

Date: June 12 at 11 a.m.
Location: Southside Park, 2115 6th St. (corner of T St.)

Register here

Free Virtual Summit for Pre-Med Advisors

We are happy to share the registration for our first upcoming virtual summit, The Pandemic Pre-Med Postbacc: Mastery of Student Success and Equity Work in 2022.

Date: June 27, 2022
Time: 9 .m.-3 p.m.

The summit will highlight the newfound success strategies that our postbaccalaureate programs have used in adapting to the ever- changing times we are in. We will discuss best practices in programmatic and student success and highlight all our vital roles in healthcare equity creation.

Register here


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

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