Here at UAB, we believe that to pursue excellence in medicine fully, we must create a diverse and inclusive place for our team members and our students. To foster that environment, our office—led by Dr. Mona Fouad—works in concert with the School of Medicine Dean, Dr. Selwyn Vickers, the Office for Diversity and Multicultural Affairs, and the individual departments within the School of Medicine

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Our Mission

Our Mission

Our mission is to pursue excellence in medicine at UAB by cultivating an equitable environment that accepts and affirms all—in the areas of education, research, and patient care.

Our Vision

Our Vision

We aim to be a national leader for fostering a collaborative environment that welcomes and celebrates all people.

We Aspire to...

What We Aspire To Do

  • Build an institution free from discrimination of any kind;
  • Create excellence by cultivating diversity;
  • Promote the career development of our diverse workforce;
  • Enhance the recruitment and retention of students, trainees, faculty, and staff from those underrepresented in medicine.