The Office of Inclusion and Cultural Enhancement stands in solidarity with Dean Brashear’s Statement on the Tragic Deaths of Dr. Daniels and His Daughters

"Diversity does not occur along with excellence or in spite of excellence, but it is integral to the excellence and success of any institution."

-Marc A. Nivet, Ed.D., Chief Diversity Officer, AAMC

Discrimination? Harrasment? Mistreatment?

These behaviors are not tolerated in our School. 

How to cultivate Safe and Inclusive Learning Environments

We encourage you to Report any incidents HERE

Highlights of the Month

Hispanos Unidos - LMSA Hispanic Heritage Month

Paper color flags at the top and maracas at the bottom reads Hispanos Unidos.

Come celebrate Hispanic Heritage month with food, crafts, music, and performances at the first annual Hispanos Unidos presented by LMSA partening with Hispanic Hertage Council and SNMA

September 22nd

6-8 pm

955 Main St (Medical School Campus)

Tickets are $10!! Get yours here

This will be a passport themed event! You will pick up your passport, visit the different Hispanic countries to get your passport stamped, try your favorite hispanic food, and learn about the different countries through arts and crafts! 

(Make sure to log into your student account when you get to the website so that the ticket shows up.)

Tickets are limited so get your tickets as soon as you can! We can’t wait to celebrate with all of you!


Undergrads Enjoy Mentoring, Research in Summer Program

Group of diverse undegrad CLIMB UP students looking up and standing up in two rows.

CLIMB UP Summer Program 2022  cohort

A summer research program focused on providing undergraduate students from diverse groups guidance toward graduate and professional careers in the biosciences recently wrapped up a successful 2022 campaign. 

Learn all about it here!

Join us on this 21-Day Racial Equity Challenge!

The Western New York 21-Day Racial Equity Challenge.

The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences invites you to join our school efforts toward racial equity.

What is the challenge about?

When you join,  you will receive an email series that takes participants on a 21-day journey of learning and self-discovery that aims to develop more effective social justice habits around issues of race, power, privilege and leadership.

This challenge is a powerful opportunity to develop deeper understanding of how inequity and racism affect our lives and our community and promotes the willingness to confront racism, bias and other social inequities.  

  • Self-paced challenge. Each activity only takes 10-15 minutes.
  • 100% free. 
  • Daily topics include Understanding Bias, Levels of Racism, Housing Inequities, Building a Race Equity Culture, and many more.
  • Challenges include links to recommended articles, videos, podcasts, reflections and more.

Learn more about the WNY 21-Day Racial equity Challenge.

Events Calendar

LMSA Apparel Sale
8:00 am - 8:00 am
Online - see link below
LMSA Apparel Sale
8:00 am - 8:00 am
Online - see link below
LMSA Apparel Sale
8:00 am - 8:00 am
Online - see link below

Highlights of the Month

Our office coordinates educational programs and workshops that reinforce our school’s commitment to excellence through diversity and inclusion.

Dr Griswold.

Our services and expertise help increase cultural competency among decision makers and enrich the pool of eligible faculty candidates from diverse backgrounds.

Safe Learning Project

Students attending class with their laptops.

Everyone at the Jacobs School has the right to learn, teach and work in a setting free of mistreatment, harassment and discrimination. If you have concerns, we have processes in place to provide you with resolutions.

Students Events

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Students! We welcome you to post your events and initiatives with us. We cannot only promote your event, we can collaborate in them too!