We recognize individuals who ensure that our school community represents a strong, evolving model of diversity and inclusion.

  • Award of Excellence for Promoting Inclusion and Cultural Diversity
    This honorary award acknowledges individuals whose actions, example and efforts contribute to a diverse, respectful environment at the university and in the Western New York community.
  • Diversity and Inclusion Fellowship
    This fellowship is offered to medical students whose individual life experiences and perspectives will enhance inclusion in our community.
  • Fellowship in Social Justice, Equity Administration and Leadership
    This fellowship provides an opportunity to develop leadership skills to advance equity and justice in institutional settings and community-based organizations and advance the Jacobs School’s mission to create a supportive learning environment.
  • Joseph Robert Love Scholastic Leadership Award
    Joseph Robert Love, MD, the first Black medical graduate from the University at Buffalo, was a teacher, physician, clergyman, politician and an activist. Love devoted his life to achieving social justice, diversity, equality and fairness in health care practices.