Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at CUIMC
At Columbia University Irving Medical Center, we believe that achieving excellence is inextricably linked to striving for the highest standards in diversity, equity, and inclusivity. Fostering a supportive and culturally rich environment is paramount to the success and wellbeing of our student body, our distinguished faculty, and the broad patient populations we serve. We stand together because diverse experiences, perspectives, and values enrich every dimension of our work. At CUIMC, we are committed to continuous improvement in providing culturally inclusive medical education, research, and clinical care.
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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Resources
Messages from Leadership
Roadmap for Anti-Racism in Health Care and the Health Sciences
The CUIMC Task Force for Addressing Structural Racism was created to develop specific, actionable, and durable recommendations to assess and eliminate racism from all aspects of our work. Their findings provide a compelling foundation for substantial, impactful, and lasting progress in fighting racism, intolerance, and injustice in health care.
- November 30, 2022
The VP&S Latino Association has been established to help in the recruitment, retention, and promotion of Latino faculty and staff at VP&S.
- October 21, 2022
The inaugural Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging Summit at CUIMC created a space where traditionally marginalized voices could not only be heard, but also emboldened.
- October 21, 2022
High school students from the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center's summer science program presented their research findings to Columbia scientists at an Oct. 17 poster session.