Diversity and Inclusion News
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.
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.
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.
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?”
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.
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.