Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

UNMC creates an environment of diversity, equity and inclusion for all our faculty, staff and students. Our goal is an inclusive campus environment where every individual feels welcomed, valued and supported.

We provide training and development opportunities for all to cultivate the skills needed to effectively engage, communicate and collaborate with others across differences.

Student Life Inclusion and Diversity Office

Offices of Inclusion and Equity

Office of Faculty Development: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Diversity in the Workplace

“We are a health care leader in the community, the state and the nation, and we need to lead in the areas of diversity, equity and inclusion, as well as address health disparities in the communities that we serve.”

UNMC Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, MD

Jeffrey P. Gold, MD

UNMC Chancellor

Sheritta Strong, MD, assistant vice chancellor of inclusion

Conversations for Inclusive Excellence

Sheritta Strong, MD, assistant vice chancellor of inclusion, leads Conversations for Inclusive Excellence, a virtual series for all UNMC faculty, staff and students, at 2 p.m. the second Thursday of every month.

University of Nebraska Medical Center and Nebraska Medicine join in the effort to help eliminate racial bias in the practice of medicine and recognize racism as a threat to the health and well-being of people of color.

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Educational Resources on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

The McGoogan Health Sciences Library has created a research guide of recommended books, educational resources and articles on diversity, equity and inclusion for use by the med center community, as well as the general public.

Siobhan Wescott, MD, endowed professor of American Indian health at UNMC

Special Native American Residency Policy

Special Native American tribes are woven into the diverse fabric of Nebraska. Respecting this, UNMC offers in-state tuition rates to enrolled members of 25 tribes who have historical and contemporary ties with Nebraska, whether they are currently living in Nebraska or not. At right: Siobhan Wescott, MD, endowed professor of American Indian health at UNMC

Student Organizations

Student groups play an important role in creating a vibrant campus culture, developing leadership skills and enhancing the quality of life for students.

Student Organizations

ENGAGE: Discover Organizations and Events

Gender and Sexuality Resource Center

The Gender and Sexuality Resource Center (GSRC) fosters and promotes equity, access and inclusion for all genders and sexualities through education, resources, advocacy and activism. The GSRC welcomes and encourages people of all genders and sexualities to participate in the center’s offerings.

Gender and Sexuality Resource Center

LGBTQ+ Resources

Women and Gender Programming, Resources and Services