Diversity and Inclusion News

Diversity Matters…What did you say?
Fri Dec 20, 2013

The interactive and anonymous poll technology facilitated by Dr. Karen Spear Ellinwood, of the Office of Medical Student Education encouraged frank comments in a room top-heavy with administrators ready to listen.

Success Story: Barbara Chana
Tue Dec 17, 2013

Do you practice traditional medicine? If you do, then how does traditional medicine interact with conventional medicine? I think to be practicing you have to be a medicine person so I don’t practice traditional medicine but I participate in it. How does it work with conventional medicine? I think that when you’re working with Native people you need to keep in mind that there is more to healing than just conventional medicine.

Success Story: Alberta McCabe
Wed Dec 11, 2013

I do believe that I am contributing to the health and well-being of the Navajo tribe by working in an Indian Health Service facility and by treating members of my own tribe when they come to this facility.

Taking the Pulse of Campus Diversity
Tue Dec 10, 2013

Just as physicians take your pulse to make assessments on your physical health, the leadership of the Arizona Health Sciences campus will gather to share and gain insights from its faculty and staff on the state of diversity at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson (COM).

Success Story: Al Peyketewa
Tue Dec 3, 2013

Why did you choose your specific health professional career? I chose my career based on my experience as a child and what my family was faced with at the time I was entering college. As I child I remember seeing two men outside the hospital wearing white Navy uniforms.

Success Story: Adrienn Burnette-Frazier
Tue Nov 26, 2013

Why did you choose your specific health professional career? Since high school, I was encouraged by my parents to take all the offered math and science courses. I was encouraged pretty much to stay away from anything extracurricular. My parents were very influential.