"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

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KEY NOTE SPEAKER RESCHEDULED FOR TODAY!!! Culture of Inclusivity, Belonging and Diversity Conference

Culture of Inclusivity Belonging and Diversity Event Wednesday January 19, 2022 at 5pm via zoom. Key note speaker Ashley Denmark, DO, MS on culture competency and increasing black and brown doctor representation.

The 2022 GSPHA Research & Networking Conference (GRNC) starts off next Thursday, January  20th at 6:00 PM EST with our Welcome and Distinguished Keynote Speaker – Dr. Ashley Denmark, Founder & CEO of Project Diversify Medicine, followed by our panel discussions and student presentations.

Attendee Registration is LIVE ... Register now!

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Blood Drive

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Friendly Reminder!

We will be teaming up with AMCROSS for our first Blood Drive on

Wednesday, January 26, 2022 from 11am-4pm at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences in Room 1220.

With the Red Cross experiencing the worst blood shortage in over a decade, people all over the nation are depending on our community to meet the needs of hospitals and patients.

We need at least 45 donors in order for the blood drive event to occur. There are currently 33 slots available for blood donation.

Please consider donating by visiting HERE to schedule your appointment as soon as possible as it is first come first serve.


The “STRENGTHENING OUR RESILIENCE” Program at Native American Community Services of Erie & Niagara Counties, Inc. (NACS) Proudly Announces a New Series of Trainings in January & February 2022 via ZOOM

* For more information on these or other upcoming sessions and/or to request presentations for organizations & groups, please contact Pete Hill at phill@nacswny.org.

“Introduction to Native American Cultural Competency”

Brief overviews of Native cultures, health challenges facing many communities, historical traumas, how to engage with Native American peoples more respectfully, and efforts to restore community wellbeing

Schedule Training Program:

Monday,  January 24, 2022 at 12 pm - 1 hr session

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Friday, February 4, 2022 at 12 pm  - 1 hr session  

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Thursday, February 17, 2022 3.30pm - 1 hr session 

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“Overview of Native American Cultural Competency”

Deeper discussions of traditional Native cultures, Trauma-Informed Care, Historical Traumas, a screening and discussion of “Unseen Tears: The Impact of Residential Boarding Schools,” strategies to move ahead, and more.

Schedule Training Program:

Friday,  January 14, 2022 at 9 am - 4 hrs session

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Wednesday, January 19, 2022 6.30 pm - 2 hrs session 1 

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Wednesday, January 26, 2022 6.30pm - 2 hrs session 2

Registration for this session will be given in session 1 on January 19th, 2022

Wednesday, February 16, 2022 at 9 am - 4 hrs session

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

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

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Three distinguished women scientists describe their experiences with harassment and discrimination at prestigious institutions and the impact that this has had on their careers.

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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!