The deadline to make nominations for the annual Award for Excellence in Diversity and Health Equity in Medicine has been extended to Nov. 26. Awards will be given in two categories: student or student organization, and faculty, staff, resident and or organization/department. All full and part-time School of Medicine faculty, staff, residents, departments, units and organizations are eligible.
The Office of Diversity and Community Partnership is seeking nominees who have made consistent contributitions in recruiting or retaining a diverse student or faculty body, facilitating an inclusive environment of success for all, working to promote helath health equity and eliminate health disparities, and strengthening efforts to develop or implement cultural competency strategies that improve health care delivery.
Nomination materials can be found on the Office of Diversity and Partnership website at https://med.umkc.edu/odcp/award-excellence.shtml. Winners will be announced in December and recognized at the 2014 Faculty Dinner.