Diversity and Inclusion News

Success Story: Pamela Daychild

Why did you choose your specific health professional career? I choose the area of pediatrics due to my interest in the health care needs of children. During my youth, I recall not seeing many Native Americans in the health field, especially as physicians.


Success Story: Norma Walks

Why did you choose your specific health professional career? I chose surgery because I like how surgeons approach problems; it fit well with my methods of problem solving and it is a very practical, concrete way to deal with complex medical issues


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.


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