Workforce Diversity
Committed to Diversity

Michigan Medicine is committed to diversifying our workforce and providing DEI-related education and engagement opportunities for faculty and staff.

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Faculty and Staff Programs
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Faculty and House Officer Programs

The Office for Health Equity and Inclusion provides educational offerings to faculty and house officers, as well as opportunities to recruit and mentor students, inspiring the next generation of healthcare professionals.

Learn about house officer and faculty and programs
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Resource Groups

Member-led resource groups provide feedback to Michigan Medicine leadership and catalyze efforts to drive innovation and make workplace culture more inclusive, engaged, productive and aligned to support strategic goals.

Find a Resource Group
DEI Leads

Every Michigan Medicine department has a DEI Lead who promotes diversity and DEI-related events, engages in DEI trainings, and implements inclusivity measures within their departments.

Find a Department DEI Lead

Initiatives and Funding Opportunities
Group of diverse office workers seated at table DEI 1.0

Michigan Medicine has been diligent in its commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. The completion of the five-year strategic plan has furthered the process of shifting the climate of DEI at Michigan Medicine.

  • Learn more about DEI 1.0
  • Man with child looking through photo album Innovation Grants

    Since 2017, the Phyllis M. Blackman Innovation Grants have been used as a catalyst to support DEI-related programs and initiatives at the departmental level.

  • Learn about Innovation Grants
  • Upcoming DEI Events
    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 units and programs, plus the opportunity to offer hands-on simulations to students, residents, and interns.

    AMEC/SNMA Michigan Medicine Reception

    The Annual Medical Education Conference (AMEC) Conference is the Student National Medical Association's (SNMA) premier event where 2200 medical and pre-medical students gather at the nation’s most diverse medical education conference.

    Youth Summit at the Big House

    Inspired by the Black Men in White Coats documentary, the Youth Summit at the Big House will engage middle school students from schools across SE Michigan with diverse Michigan Medicine healthcare teams.

    Michigan Medicine Pride Month Keynote and Celebration

    Join the Michigan Medicine Pride Month Keynote and Celebration.

    LGBTQ+ Advisory Committee quarterly meeting

    Join the LGBTQ+ Advisory Committee quarterly meeting.