Office for Health Equity and Inclusion
Working Toward Inclusion, Diversity and Cultural Sensitivity

The Office for Health Equity and Inclusion develops mechanisms for inclusion, diversity and cultural sensitivity among faculty, students and staff at Michigan Medicine. OHEI advances clinical care for under-served patient populations through research and education.

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Our Mission

To honor the wellbeing, individuality and dignity of all who work, learn and heal at Michigan Medicine

To champion diversity and inclusion for our patients, our community and society

To diversify the next generation of physicians, nurses, health professionals and scientists

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Our Vision

To create a world where every person feels valued and can thrive

Meet the OHEI Team

The faculty and staff at OHEI are here to help you navigate diversity, equity, and inclusion at Michigan Medicine. We are here to provide support to the people we serve: our colleagues, patients we care for, and learners who entrust their education to us.

Visit the OHEI Team page to learn more.

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Upcoming DEI Events A Conversation with Nikki Giovanni

Join us for a lively conversation with Nikki Giovanni moderated by the Department of Afroamer

Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Employee Resource Group Meeting

The Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Employee Resource Group is a group dedicated to creating an open and inclu

House Officers Bowling and Belonging

For a time of fun, connection, and wellness, the Office for Health Equity and Inclusion (OHEI) is inviting Michigan M

Diversity in Medicine Conference

The theme of the fifth annual U-M Medical School Diversity in Medicine Conference is "The Past, Present, and Future",

Asian American Pacific Islander Employee Resource Group Meeting

The Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Employee Resource Group is a group dedicated to creating an open and inclu

Michigan Medicine Specialty Speed Dating at the AMEC/SNMA Conference

Specialty Speed Dating, formerly called SiMfest, is an exclusive Michigan Medicine recruitment event to showcase unit

AMEC/SNMA Michigan Medicine Reception

The Annual Medical Education Conference (AMEC) Conference is the Student National Medical Association's (SNMA) premie

Youth Summit at the Big House

Inspired by the Black Men in Whit