Diversity Resources

School of Medicine, University of Washington

UWSOM Office of Multicultural Affairs

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OMCA sponsors a number of student organizations around issues of diversity, student learning, recruitment, professional development. These include the Student National Medical Association (SNMA), the Latino Medical Student Association (LMSA), Medicine Wheel Society (MWS), Alliance for Equal Representation in Medicine (AFERM), QMed, Health Equity Circle, and Asian/ Pacific Islander American Medical Student Association (APAMSA). For more information, please visit their website.

UWSOM Committee on Minority Faculty Affairs (CFMA)

Leah Backhus, MD, FACS

Committee Chair

Leah Backhus, MD, FACS

Assistant Professor of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Chief of Thoracic Surgery, VA Puget Sound

University of Washington

Diversity at UW

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At the University of Washington, diversity is integral to excellence. The University values and honors diverse experiences and perspectives, strives to create welcoming and respectful learning environments, and promotes access, opportunity, and justice for all. Valuing and honoring diversity. Itís the Washington way.

Chief Diversity Officer

Dr.  Sheila Edwards Lange

Dr. Sheila Edwards Lange
Vice Provost for Diversity
Vice President for Minority Affairs
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Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity

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Additional Resources

Graduate Opportunities & Minority Achievement Program, UW Graduate School

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Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, Office of Academic Personnel

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Seattle Children’s Hospital

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Diversity and Health Equity

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Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Diversity at FHCRC

Diversity at FHCRC

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