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Office of Student and Resident Diversity

Office of Student and Resident Diversity

UC Davis School of Medicine Education Mission Statement

"The educational mission of the UC Davis School of Medicine is to provide excellent learner-centered education to a diverse body of medical students and graduate students, cultivating in them the passion to improve lives and transform the health of the communities they will serve as physicians, scientists, and health care."

The vision of the Office of Student and Resident Diversity at UC Davis School of Medicine is to create an environment where individuals from diverse backgrounds feel included and respected, produce a physician workforce that reflects the diversity of the state of California, and achieve educational and clinical standards of cultural competence that ultimately will reduce health disparities and provide the best care for all patients.

 

University of California Diversity Statement

“Diversity – a defining feature of California’s past, present and future – refers to the variety of personal experiences, values and world views that arise from differences of culture and circumstance. Such differences include race, ethnicity, gender, age, religion, language, abilities/disabilities, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status andgeographic region, and more.”

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