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Welcome To Our Institution!

At UACOM-T, the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion holds a pivotal role in creating a climate where diversity is recognized as a primary ingredient in the mastery of innovation and excellence in patient care.

Victoria E. Murrain, D.O.
Vice Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, College of Medicine – Tucson


Spotlight on Diversity

Individual Profiles

Raquel Givens, Accreditation Director

The elements of diversity that I represent are Women of Color, Latinas, and Mexican-Americans. These identites afford me perspectives that represent those of our larger Tucson community that include prospective student, faculty and staff.

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Anita Koshy, MD

In my department, being a basic scientist influences how I think about patient and clinical studies and data. I have been well-trained/mentored in those aspects and I am a reasonable communicator.

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Ricardo Ayala, Medical Student

I am very proud to be a first-generation American who is maximizing the resources, opportunities and freedoms that this great nation offers. I proudly represent Mexican-Americans as an under-represented minority in the healthcare field. Lastly, I bring the perspective of a former salesman, a husband, a father and the attitude that all dreams can be achieved if willing to work hard for it without ever giving up.

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Upcoming ODEI Events (***check listings for DEI hour eligibility***)

Sep to Dec
ODEI Book Club ***1 DEI hr eligible***

    Join us for the ODEI Monthly Book Club, every 3rd Monday night! Register Here  This Book Club is eligible for a one time 1 Hr DEI credit.

30 to 4
Oct to Nov
Election Dialogue Sessions

As Election Day 2020 fast approaches, we find ourselves continually bombarded with news, town halls, debates, protests, and calls to vote, regardless...

Diversity Lecture

DIVERSITY LECTURE COVID-19 and American Indian Health Equity