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Welcome to the Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) at the University of Arizona Health Sciences.

ODI works to increase diversity in the health sciences to promote health for all people in Arizona and beyond. We support diversity and inclusion efforts at each of our UAHS colleges for students, faculty and staff as well as initiate, coordinate and evaluate new programs to create a comprehensive network of diversity and inclusion initiatives.

Thank you for your participation in our diversity efforts!

Recent News

Med-Start: 50 Years Helping Young People Prepare for Their Future in the Health Professions

The six-week academic enrichment program at the University of Arizona Health Sciences hosted 50 high school students from 22 Arizona communities this summer in an intensive exploration of health professions careers that will impact the health and lives of others.


High School Students Learn Trauma Response, Pharmacists’ Skills and Chest-Compression-Only CPR

Fifty high school students from 22 Arizona communities — Chinle, Douglas, Flagstaff, Fort Apache, Gilbert, Glendale, Green Valley, Laveen, Maricopa, Nogales, Paradise Valley, Phoenix, Rio Rico, San Luis, Second Mesa, Somerton, Tuba City, Tucson, Whiteriver, Willcox, Winslow and Yuma — are encouraged to pursue health-care careers through hands-on experience in the Med-Start academic-enrichment summer program.


Inaugural UA Health Sciences LGBTQ+ Symposium and Community Fair: Inclusive Health Care, Feb. 5

Presented by the University of Arizona Health Sciences Office of Diversity and Inclusion and sponsored by Banner – University Medicine and Palo Verde Behavioral Health, the free event is open to the public and includes speakers, information about LGBTQ+ community resources and research, and networking opportunities.