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April 2024

Sharon Youmans, recipient of 2023 Chancellor Award for Martin Luther King, Jr. Leadership, hugs Mary Anne Koda-Kimble, PharmD, former Dean of the UCSF School of Pharmacy. Dr. Youmans is dressed in green silk coat and Dr.  Koda-Kimble wears a read jacket. They are in front of a reception stage and are both closing eyes in joy.

Chancellor Award For Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Leadership 2023 recipient Sharon Youmans, PharmD, MPH, FAPhA, Executive Vice Dean of the UCSF School of Pharmacy (right) hugs Mary Anne Koda-Kimble, PharmD, former Dean of UCSF School of Pharmacy.

Chancellor Awards for Diversity Nominations Open Through May 10

The Chancellor Awards for Diversity recognize the outstanding efforts of individuals at UCSF who demonstrate a strong commitment to the elimination of barriers to full inclusion for all people. Individuals recognized are leaders and pioneers in their respective fields and the communities they serve.

Honorees are awarded in four areas: Advancement of Women; Disability Service; Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Leadership; and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Intersex Leadership.

Nominate a Colleague

Illustration of Black providers with white coats on over pastel colored clothing. The figures are smiling and in a group walking forward with purpose. The background is watercolor pastel and the words "Black Day of Healing" with the date "Friday, April 19" are over the illustration.

Black Day of Healing

Friday, April 19

9:00 AM - 8:30 PM

The fourth annual Black Day of Healing centers therapeutic connection, reflection, and inspiration designed for Black fellows and resident physicians as well as allies within UCSF Health. Faculty and staff are welcome to attend.

Register for the Event

Multiethnic Health Equity Research Center in DGIM Symposium

Wednesday, April 24

11 AM - 1 PM

Arleen F. Brown, MD, MPH, Professor of Medicine, DGIM and Health Services Research, UCLA, will provide the keynote speech at this year's event.

Register for the Event

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Arleen F. Brown, MD, MPH

Kendra Hypolite, in blue blazer and smiling, leans forward in conversation with Denise Caramagno, in black blazer. They are seated at a table with a laptop open and papers on the table in a work discussion. The mood is focused and positive.

CARE Advocates Kendra Hypolite and Denise Caramagno

CARE Program Impact Report

The CARE (Campus Advocacy, Resources, and Education) Program provides free, confidential support to any UCSF affiliates who have experienced discrimination, harassment, or abuse, or have experienced interpersonal violence, such as sexual assault, dating/intimate partner violence, sexual harassment or stalking.

Read the Report

UCSF Anti-Racism Initiative

Focused Updates and News

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Glide Center for Social Justice Alabama Justice Pilgrimage participants in 2023.

UCSF Community Members Engage in Alabama Justice Pilgrimage

The Glide Center for Social Justice engages community members annually in a pilgrimage to Montgomery, Alabama to examine the impact of racism and economic inequality on health care and mass incarceration. This year, UCSF faculty and staff, participants in Glide’s Men in Progress, and members of the GLIDE community convened February 17 -22, 2024 to experience the journey together.

Learn About the Alabama Justice Program

Engage and Attend Events

Resources for Practicing Solidarity

April is Arab American Heritage Month

FRI 4/19: Black Day of Healing

FRI 4/19: Arab American Heritage Month: Arab Talk with Dr. Jess Ghannam

WED 4/24: 3rd Annual Multiethnic Health Equity Research Center in DGIM Research Symposium

WED 4/24: HDFCC Office of DEIA Office Hours

MON 4/29: Med Ed Grand Rounds: Equity in Education with Kris D. Gutiérrez, PhD

WED 5/1: Diversity Graduation

FRI 5/10: Core Teaching Skills Workshop: Fundamentals in Anti-Oppressive and Anti-Racist Education

SAVE THE DATE - June 3 - 7: UCSF Staff Resource Days

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