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Our Differences Make Us Stronger

To deliver the highest quality of care, we need a team with a wide variety of ethnic, cultural, and experiential backgrounds. That's why we're actively recruiting learners, faculty members and staff from underrepresented minority groups, to help us improve health outcomes for all members of the diverse community we serve.

We have a responsibility to every patient who walks through our doors, regardless of race, socioeconomic status, language spoken, or other life experience that might differ from our own. An organizational culture rich in diverse experiences helps us provide compassionate, cross-cultural care as we lead the effort to eliminate health inequities across the globe.

Caring for a Diverse Population

Goals for Our Community

Our Culture

Create a culture and climate of equity and inclusion, where diversity is nurtured, valued, and celebrated.

Our People

Recruit, develop, and retain a diverse workforce, at all levels.

Our Learners

Recruit, develop, support, and engage diverse learners.

I don't go to work thinking, 'This is where my ceiling is.' I come up with ideas knowing that somebody's going to actually hear them, and who I am or what I look like is not going to stand in the way of that. And that is a really important thing for residents and medical students to see.

Kimberly Manning, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine

What We're Doing

The Organizational Equity and Inclusion team defines and measures the equity, diversity, and inclusion programs within the School of Medicine. This executive committee works with our Office of Faculty Affairs & Development and Multicultural Medical Student Affairs to ensure we're making good on our commitments to continuous recruitment and retention, cultivating a climate of inclusion, and offering engagement and development programs that positively impact the Emory School of Medicine community.