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The Office for Diversity and Inclusion recognizes that pursuing excellence in medical education is intrinsically linked to equity and equality. Our mission is to pursue excellence in medicine at UAB by cultivating an accepting and affirming environment for all individuals in the areas of education, research, and patient care—while enhancing efforts in recruitment, career development, and retention of employees and students. We know that diverse representation in health care leads to better patient and population health outcomes.

We aim to be a national leader for fostering a collaborative environment that welcomes and celebrates all people. We are committed to fostering an environment that values, respects, and celebrates all individuals' unique perspectives and experiences. Our dedication to diversity and inclusion helps shape Heersink School of Medicine's culture, curriculum, and community.

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