Diversity and Inclusion News

Success Story: Naomi Jean Young
Tue Nov 18, 2014

Why did you choose your specific health professional career? When I was a child I was riding my bike and my leg was bitten by a rez (reservation) dog. I spent hours in the IHS ER waiting room crying and wondering, “Why does it take so long?”


The Evolving Ebola Epidemic in West Africa: An Update from CDC
Thu Nov 6, 2014

Dr. Thomas A Kenyon, Director, Center for Global Health (CGH) with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta will share an updated on the Ebola epidemic in West Africa on Friday, November 14, 2014 from Noon - 1:00pm in DuVal Auditorium, UAMC. RSVP online at diversity.medicine.arizona.edu/kenyon.


Success Story: Minnie Amos
Tue Nov 4, 2014

Why did you choose your specific health professional career?

When I think about why I chose my health professional career, I would have to say that my mother had a lot to do with my decision.


Success Story: Michael Truesdell
Tue Oct 28, 2014

Why did you choose your specific health professional career? I chose my field of work in order to serve Native American communities. I knew I had the interest and ability to serve as a physician.


Success Story: Marsh Fairey
Tue Oct 21, 2014

Why did you choose your specific health professional career? When I graduated with an electronic engineering degree, a lot of my graduating classmates were getting jobs with major industrial corporations that have large contracts with the government and the military to build missiles and things of that sort.


UA College of Medicine – Tucson Launches New Pathway to Medical School
Wed Oct 8, 2014

P-MAP illustrates the college’s strong emphasis on increasing the diversity of its students and addressing the shortage of physicians from under-represented minority groups, particularly Native Americans.


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