Radiology Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Program

UC Davis Health Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives

The Department of Radiology believes in the mission of UC Davis Health is reflecting the community in which we work and reflective in the Office for Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. All faculty are required to take required diversity training and all leaders are required to have taken Supporting Educational Excellence Diversity (SEED) and Strength through Equity and Academic Diversity (STEAD) training.

DEI/Wellness Lecture Series

We also have a DEI lecture series, with key leaders in diversity speaking on these issues. Dr. Shadi Aminololama-Shakeri, Professor, is dedicated to the department meeting key goals in recruitment, education and community involvement.

Lecture Series Schedule

All events 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.

Wednesday, June 8, 2022

Speaker: Ruth Shim, M.D., M.P.H.
UC Davis Health

Topic: Structured Racism

The department also provides a clinical diversity, equity, inclusion program with daily, weekly and yearly reminders of historical key figures, momentous times in our history, and holidays and celebrations from all cultures.


July 4th fireworks4th of July lndependence Day

Independence Day, also called Fourth of July or July 4th in the United States, is the annual celebration of nationhood. It commemorates the passage of the Declaration of Independence by the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776. Independence Day is celebrated on Monday, July 4, 2022 in the United States.

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Juneteenth (short for "June Nineteenth") marks the day when federal troops arrived in Galveston, Texas in 1865 to ensure that all enslaved people be freed. The troops' arrival came a full two and a half years after the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation. Juneteenth honors the end to slavery in the United States and is considered the longest-running African American holiday.

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loving dayNational Loving Day

National Loving Day is on June 12. The holiday is, of course, about spreading love but, ironically, it also references the names of Mildred and Richard Loving, who fought against the laws confining them and everyone else from marrying interracially.

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