Office of the Associate Vice President for Health Equity & Inclusion

Health Equity & Inclusion Office promoting diversity

Vision & Mission

Our vision is for the cornerstone values of equity and inclusion to guide, consistently and consciously, the professional actions of each student, trainee, staff, and faculty member of our academic community.

Our mission is to create and nurture a community environment that realizes inclusive excellence.

Overarching Goal

Develop, implement, analyze, and promote policies, initiatives, and programs to realize and support inclusive excellence in the UUSHC community and health equity in the communities we serve.

  • Requires collaborative efforts
  • Emerges in an evolutionary manner
  • Promotes and supports inclusive excellence in UUHSC communities: students, trainees, staff, and faculty to provide “perfect care” for the communities we serv

NAACP MLK Jr. Event Honored Scholarship Award Winners

Jan 22, 2016

NAACP event honored scholarship winners including Nursing student scholarship honorees: Sydney Chan, Aalia Marquis... Read more

AAMC

Jan 06, 2016

The Office of Health Equity and Inclusion (OHEI), University of Utah Health Sciences congratulates Christina (Christy) Porucznik, PhD, MSPH; Candice Montzingo, MD, MPH; Mariana Baserga, MD; Con Yee Ling, MD; and Deborah Bilder, MD, for being selected to attend the 2015 Association of American Medical Colleges Mid-Career Women Faculty Professional Development Seminar. The three and a half-day conference provides associate professors with protected time to further develop their leadership skills. ... Read more

12 Days of Inclusive Excellence: Day 12

Dec 24, 2015

This holiday season, we celebrate 12 aspects of Inclusive Excellence at the University of Utah Health Sciences campus.... Read more

12 Days of Inclusive Excellence: Day 11

Dec 24, 2015

This holiday season, we celebrate 12 aspects of Inclusive Excellence at the University of Utah Health Sciences campus.... Read more

12 Days of Inclusive Excellence: Day 10

Dec 23, 2015

This holiday season, we celebrate 12 aspects of Inclusive Excellence at the University of Utah Health Sciences campus.... Read more

12 Days of Inclusive Excellence: Day 9

Dec 20, 2015

This holiday season, we celebrate 12 aspects of Inclusive Excellence at the University of Utah Health Sciences campus.... Read more

12 Days of Inclusive Excellence: Day 8

Dec 20, 2015

This holiday season, we celebrate 12 aspects of Inclusive Excellence at the University of Utah Health Sciences campus.... Read more

12 Days of Inclusive Excellence: Day 7

Dec 20, 2015

This holiday season, we celebrate 12 aspects of Inclusive Excellence at the University of Utah Health Sciences campus.... Read more

12 Days of Inclusive Excellence: Day 6

Dec 17, 2015

This holiday season, we celebrate 12 aspects of Inclusive Excellence at the University of Utah Health Sciences campus.... Read more

12 Days of Inclusive Excellence: Day 5

Dec 17, 2015

This holiday season, we celebrate 12 aspects of Inclusive Excellence at the University of Utah Health Sciences campus.... Read more

12 Days of Inclusive Excellence: Day 4

Dec 17, 2015

This holiday season, we celebrate 12 aspects of Inclusive Excellence at the University of Utah Health Sciences campus.... Read more

12 Days of Inclusive Excellence: Day 3

Dec 15, 2015

This holiday season, we celebrate 12 aspects of Inclusive Excellence at the University of Utah Health Sciences campus.... Read more

12 Days of Inclusive Excellence: Day 2

Dec 15, 2015

This holiday season, we celebrate 12 aspects of Inclusive Excellence at the University of Utah Health Sciences campus.... Read more

12 Days of Inclusive Excellence: Day 1

Dec 14, 2015

This holiday season, we celebrate 12 aspects of Inclusive Excellence at the University of Utah Health Sciences campus.... Read more

Celebrating Award Winners - U of U Health Sciences

Dec 10, 2015

The faculty from the Health Sciences community will be sharing about their research and experiences at the 2015 Association of American Medical College (AAMC) conference.... Read more

Celebration of SACNAS Scholars - U of U Health Sciences

Dec 01, 2015

This celebration showcased the SACNAS scholars to showcase their work for undergraduate students.... Read more

Traditional Native American Blessing Ceremony

Nov 04, 2015

As the Native Voices: Native Peoples’ Concepts of Health and Illness Exhibit comes to a close and continues its travels to other Libraries, Health Sciences Centers and Communities, we will celebrate its success and bless its continuing journey.... Read more

Guest Speaker: Scott Page, PhD

Oct 19, 2015

Author of the landmark book The Difference redefining how we understand ourselves in relation to one another.... Read more

Ana Sanchez-Birkhead, PhD, WHNP-BC, APRN, Awarded 2015 University of Utah College of Social Work Moving It Forward Social Justice Award

Aug 21, 2015

The Office of Equity and Inclusion at the University of Utah Health Sciences Center congratulates Ana Sanchez-Birkhead, PhD, WHNP-BC, APRN, associate professor, University of Utah College of Nursing who was a recipient of a 2015 University of Utah College of Social Work Moving It Forward Social Justice Award! ... Read more