Diversity, Equality and Inclusion | Obstetrics and Gynecology | UC Davis Health

Diversity, Equality and Inclusion


We are committed to sustainable diversity, equity, and inclusion


To promote a culture of human dignity through advocacy, wellness, education, and recruitment and retention efforts

Select Activities:

  • DiversiTEA during residency interview days
  • Health Equity Visiting Scholar Program
  • DEI Grand Rounds
    Select presentations:
    • “The Answers are in the Community: Black Women Identify Challenges and Solutions to Combat Structural Racism” by Dr. Brittany Chambers
    • “Projected Health and Economic Consequences of the End of Roe” by Dr. Diana Greene-Foster
    • “Black Motherhood through the Lens” by Dr. Adeiyewunmi (Ade) Osinubi
    • “Birthing Without Bias: Centering the Lived Experience to Improve Quality and Safety for Black and Brown Birthing People” by Kimberly Seals Allers
    • "Seeking Equity; Pathway, Recruitment & Retention of Minoritized Students in OBGYN" by Dr. Dotun Ogunyemi
    • "Addressing Workforce Diversity Within Obstetrics & Gynecology" by Dr. Claudia Lopez
    • “Obstetric and Gynecological Care for Muslim Women” by Drs. Shagufta Yasmeen & Farsam Fraz
    • “The I-DARE Initiative: Advancing inclusion, diversity, anti-racism, and equity at the Department” by Dr. Hendry Ton
  • Supporting Educational Excellence in Diversity (SEED) – training with faculty and trainees
  • Anti-microaggression training by Dr. Piri Ackerman-Barger (Grand Rounds) and other moderators (training for administrative and research staff)
  • ACOG Continuous Learning on Equity, Advocacy and Race in Healthcare (CLEAR) initiative