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Welcome from the New Assistant Vice President for Health Affairs/Diversity Initiatives:
V. Faye Jones, MD, PhD, M.S.P.H., has been appointed by the UofL Board of Trustees as Assistant Vice President for health Affairs/Diversity Initiatives. Dr. Jones, a Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, had previously served for seven years as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs responsible for Minority and Rural Affairs at the School of Medicine.
The Office of Diversity and Inclusion's goal is to enhance partnership across the schools on the HSC campus as we continue to promote an environment of inclusiveness through the understanding and celebration of the many differences in perspectives, thoughts, experiences, belief systems and cultures of our students, faculty and staff. With this goal in mind, it is our intention to provide support toward our efforts of excellence in education, clinical service, community engagement and research.
The University of Louisville School of Medicine continually strives to ensure diversity and equal opportunity. Our mission is to provide an excellent educational and work environment that promotes an understanding and acceptance of the many differences related to race, gender, socioeconomic class, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, and disabilities of individuals on our campus.
The School of Medicine has placed a major emphasis on increasing the number of students from racial/ethnic groups designated as underrepresented in medicine and students from rural counties designated as Health Professions Shortage Areas, who apply to medical school, matriculate and ultimately become practicing physicians.
The University of Louisville strives to foster and sustain an environment of inclusiveness that
empowers us all to achieve our highest potential without fear of prejudice or bias
Centers & Offices:
- Office of the Vice Provost of Diversity and International Affairs
- Commission on Diversity and Racial Equality (CODRE)
- Cultural Center
- Disability Resource Center
- International Center
- Office for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered Services
- Women's Center