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Coming together in joy and unity with the Heersink School of Medicine Office for Diversity and Inclusion, Asian Pacific Medical Student Association, UAB Medicine, and Asian American Pacific Islander Faculty Association on Nov. 15 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. for friendship, food, and dancing is just one way you can celebrate Diwali this year. Check out five other ways you can celebrate this joyful time.

The Heersink School of Medicine Office for Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) partnered with its Black/African American Faculty Association to host a social mixer on Thursday, Oct. 26, in the Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts.

The second event in the series is presented by Kellie Carter, Ph.D., senior leadership development specialist.

The Heersink School of Medicine Office for Diversity and Inclusion hosts a commemorative event for the 60th anniversary of the Civil Rights Movement.

Mona Fouad, M.D., MPH, senior associate dean for Diversity and Inclusion in the Heersink School of Medicine and director of the Minority Health and Health Equity Research Center, has been elected to the National Institutes of Health’s Advisory Committee to the Director (ACD) Working Group on Diversity.

In honor of Pride Month, the Heersink School of Medicine Office for Diversity and Inclusion is sharing the initiatives implemented in the UAB Department of Radiology to create a welcoming environment for LGBTQ+ patients, students, and faculty members.

In our final installment for Women's History Month, stories of women forging the future of medicine, the Heersink School of Medicine Office for Diversity and Inclusion shines a light on the story of Farah Lubin, Ph.D., and the work she's conducting on memory formation in the Lubin Lab at UAB.

Since its inception, women have heavily influenced the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s (UAB) Department of Radiology. Not only did a woman establish the department itself as its inaugural chair, but women leaders continue this tradition today with a department that is now one of the premier academic radiology departments in the United States. To honor these women during Women’s History Month, the Department of Radiology has collaborated with the Heersink School of Medicine Office for Diversity and Inclusion to bring you part one of “Celebrating Women Who Tell Our Stories.”

The Heersink School of Medicine Office for Diversity and Inclusion (Heersink ODI) had a Q&A with the Director of the Office of Identity, Inclusion, and Collective Conscience (I2C2), Shyla K. Fields, MBA about the work of her office and her role as a staff diversity liaison. In our interview, Fields speaks of going beyond Black History Month into our collective thinking.

The Heersink School of Medicine Office for Diversity and Inclusion (Heersink ODI) recently held its virtual Diversity Grand Rounds, featuring Alan T. N Tita, M.D., Ph.D. as the keynote speaker. The annual event, held virtually during Second Look Weekend, was open to current faculty, staff, and potential UAB residents.

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