School of Medicine

Biomedical Informatics

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

The Department of Biomedical Informatics at the University of Utah is working actively to create a diverse and inclusive environment for trainees, staff, and faculty. 

A summary of the activities the department has implemented:

  • All search committee members are required to take bias training before the commencement of the activity
  • Annual Microaggression training for all trainees, staff, and faculty (initiated Spring 2020)
  • Development of departmental diversity plan (initiated Fall 2019)
  • Presence at SACNAS annual meeting for the recruitment of diverse student body
  • Student developed diversity seminar series starting Fall 2020
  • Commitment to recruiting diverse speakers at all DBMI events - Grand Rounds, Business Seminar, IAB talks
  • Promote resources for trainees, staff, and faculty on assistance with sensitive issues, and conflicts.

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