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Diversity Across Health Care Professions

UCSF’s institutional mission of advancing health worldwide requires that the campus successfully recruit, admit, and retain a diverse population of students. “Diversity is integral to achieving UCSF’s goals of excellence in research, education, patient care and public service, and ultimately our mission of advancing health worldwide…,” states Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost Eugene Washington, MD.

two menAs a public institution committed to preparing the next generation of health science leaders, UCSF is obliged to serve the state’s and country’s diverse communities. As California’s population becomes increasingly more diverse, it is imperative that the healthcare related workforce reflect the changing demographics.

Question: How can UCSF most effectively support existing programs and new initiatives that will help to increase the diversity of its students?

Photo: Terrence Satterfield, PhD , BioMarin and Reginauld Jackson, second-year Doctoral Student, UC Berkeley