Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion2020-11-18T21:33:25-05:00

Health Equity and Racial Justice Taskforce

The Indiana CTSI co-directors have established a health equity and racial justice taskforce at IU School of Medicine. The group is establishing a framework to evaluate programs that enhance diversity and inclusion in both leadership and research endeavors.

The taskforce is led by Brownsyne Tucker Edmonds, MD, director of diversity and inclusion and Sylk M. Sotto, EdD, vice chair for faculty affairs, development, and diversity in the Department of Medicine at Indiana University School of Medicine.

Brownsyne Tucker-Edmonds

Brownsyne Tucker Edmonds, MD

Sylk M. Sotto, EdD

Sylk M. Sotto, EdD

Please join us in any or all of the three Listening Tours indicated below as we work toward applying the lenses of equity, diversity, and inclusion to current structures, policies, and programs as well as planning for future initiatives.

Come prepared to discuss with us your campus, program, or school’s DEI efforts structured around a ‘SOAR’ (Strengths, Opportunities, Aspirations, Results) Analysis.

Consider the following:
With respect to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion…

  • What are the [campus, program, school, organization’s] strengths?
  • Which opportunities exist for the [campus, program, school, organization]?
  • What would an ideal vision for the future of the [campus, program, school, organization] look like?
  • Which measurable results would show that the future vision has been reached?

Contact Kim Johnson (kimjohn7@iupui.edu) for zoom information to attend one of the Listening Tours.  We look forward to engaging with you.

WISE Indiana December Monthly Mingle
Dec 17 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

On December 17th from 12p – 1p, WISE Indiana will host their fourth Monthly Mingle networking session. These discussions are intended to be casual and collaborative – participants can go for a walk or eat lunch while engaging in the networking session.

For this Mingle, Dr. Brownsyne Tucker-Edmonds and Dr. Sylk Sotto, the recently appointed co-leaders for Indiana CTSI’s Health Equity and Racial Justice Taskforce, will talk about the work they have been doing to apply the lenses of equity, diversity, and inclusion to the Indiana CTSI’s current structures, policies, and programs, followed by plenty of time for an informal discussion on these topics.

Register here.

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