Diversity and Inclusion News

Success Story: Nicole Stern

Why did you choose your specific health professional career? When I was in medical school, I wanted to choose a specialty that would be broad and give me opportunities to go into a sub specialty, so internal medicine was that field.

Success Story: Nazhone Yazzie

Why did you choose your specific health professional career? I am pursuing a residency in general surgery. I actually remember wanting to become a surgeon since high school. It is the hands-on approach of this field in medicine in which you use your hands to sew, to repair, to visually see things and to fix them.

AHSC Awarded Grant to Reduce Health Disparities

The $1.25 million grant will reduce health disparities through impactful research and the development of the next generation of physician-scientists through the Arizona Pride-25 Advanced Health Disparities Training Program in Heart, Lung, Blood and Sleep Conditions.

Dr. Francisco Moreno Assumes New AHSC Leadership Role to Advance Diversity and Inclusion in Health Care

With the strategic initiative to advance the education, training, recruitment and employment of a diverse faculty, staff and student body that is reflective of the communities it serves, the Arizona Health Sciences Center appoints Dr. Francisco Moreno assistant vice president for diversity and inclusion.

Success Story: Naomi Jean Young

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

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.