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Diversity Programs

Faculty Affairs, Professional Development and Diversity at Indiana University School of Medicine offers programs that encourage continued learning and understanding about different cultures, ethnicities and life experiences. The diversity team hosts over 20 unique events year-round to engage faculty, staff and learners in conversations to become better health care professionals. Additionally, departments may request diversity-related workshops to advance the culture of their teams.


Open workshops can be scheduled throughout the academic year in person or remotely. Diversity staff can attend staff meetings and retreats and present one-to-two-hour workshops. These workshops are a great way to help meet diversity plan goals.

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Recruitment and Retention

IU School of Medicine offers a wide range of recruitment and retention programs to help build a pipeline of talented and diverse health care professionals.

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Inclusive Climate

Programs to foster an inclusive climate at IU School of Medicine work to establish a culture in which differences are present and highly valued.

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Cultural Competency Training

Cultural competency training ensures learners and faculty have the knowledge, skills, and attitudes to work effectively with patients and families, and with other members of the medical community.

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