Office of Diversity & Inclusion

Awards for Excellence


The annual awards for Excellence in Diversity and Health Equity in Medicine will be given in the following categories: (1) student or student organization, and (2) faculty, staff, resident and/or organization/department.

We are seeking nominees who have made consistent contributions in the areas of diversity, inclusion, cultural competency or health equity in one or more of the following areas:

  • Recruiting and/or retaining a diverse student or faculty body
  • Facilitating an inclusive environment of success for all
  • Working to promote health equity and the elimination of health disparities
  • Strengthening efforts to develop or implement cultural competency strategies that improve healthcare delivery

Click here to download detailed information about the award nomination materials and process. The deadline for nomination materials is April 1, 2017.

Please take the time to nominate a valued colleague, student or organization that is worthy of this award. Nomination materials should be sent to the attention of Cynthia Ginn ginnc@umkc.edu:

Office of Diversity and Inclusion
School of Medicine
University of Missouri-Kansas City
2411 Holmes
Kansas City, MO 64108-2792
(816) 235-6251 (work)
(816) 235-5277 (fax)