COVID-19 update:

In compliance with current mandates to shelter-in-place, the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion has migrated projects and programs online. Our hours will remain the same Monday – Friday, between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm. We are available for remote or telephone meetings and consultations. We continue to remain dedicated to ensuring accessible equity support and services and uphold our commitment to serving our community. Click here for additional resources

For up-to-date information about UArizona Health Sciences’ and Banner Health’s responses to COVID-19, consult the Health Sciences Coronavirus COVID-19 webpage.

 

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Welcome to the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion at the University of Arizona Health Sciences.

Health Sciences Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion 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!

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