Through her role as Director of Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Pathways Research Training, Dr. Milda Saunders plays a key role in ensuring a diverse pipeline of students.
Recently named the inaugural Faculty Director of Community Engagement at the Pritzker School of Medicine, Dr. Abdullah Pratt, a South Side Chicago native, hopes to continue advocating for his community.
The mission of the Department of Medicine Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee is to promote compositional diversity, to promote an inclusive climate free of harmful bias and to assist in the delivery of equitable health care practices for our patients and communities.
URiM Meet & Greet 2022
Doriane Miller, MD, Vice Chair for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
URiM Meet & Greet 2023
Dr. Celeste Thomas, Associate Professor of Medicine, Section of Endocrinology, is the recipient of the Department of Medicine's Diversity Award. This award is in recognition of Dr. Thomas' tremendous contributions to the institution and its missions, but more...
Bryan Smith, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Section of Cardiology, has been appointed a 2023-2024 Class of White House Fellow. Founded in 1964, the White House Fellows program offers exceptional young leaders first-hand experience working at the highest levels...
Monica E. Peek, MD, MPH, MSc, the Ellen H. Block Professor for Health Justice in the Department of Medicine at the University of Chicago, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM). Election to the academy recognizes individuals who have demonstrated...