Excellence in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Awards

2022 EXCELLENCE IN DIVERSITY, EQUITY AND INCLUSION AWARDS WINNERS

The Excellence in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion awards recognize innovative leadership, excellence, and impact from an individual or team responsible for developing and implementing an outstanding and effective program or initiative that advances diversity, equity and/or inclusion at UNR Med.

Learner Excellence in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Award

The Learner Excellence in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Award goes to Jake Marble for the work he is doing through the MedPride chapter and through his Speak Up Not Man Up organization, such as providing culturally sensitive care to members of the LGBTQIA+ community, working to advance the use of pronouns to better display allyship, holding a booth at the Pride Parade, partnering with community organizations like Our Center, and advancing legislation for more equitable and inclusive care.

Faculty/Team Excellence in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Award

The Faculty/Team Excellence in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Award goes to the Medical Social Justice League for the work that they are doing such as community engagement with Community Health Alliance, the City of Reno, the Mexican Consulate, and LatinX churches to address vaccine hesitancy in marginalized communities here.

For all of this and more, UNR Med is so proud of the work that Jake Marble and the Medical Social Justice League are doing to advance diversity, equity and inclusion at our institution! Congratulations!

AWARD RECOGNITION

Award recipients will be publicly announced at the Awards Ceremony the week of graduation in May. 

QUESTIONS

For questions please contact Jennifer Dougherty, Ed.D., in the Office for Diversity and Inclusion at jenniferdougherty@med.unr.edu or 775-682-7935


The 2020 Faculty  Excellence in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Award

The recipients did a team building exercie with a creative twist!

ASA group award winners online meeting collage photos

Congratulations to the Faculty and Learner 2021 Excellence in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Award Recipients!

The Excellence in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion awards recognize innovative leadership, excellence, and impact from an individual or team responsible for developing and implementing an outstanding and effective program or initiative that advances diversity, equity and/or inclusion at UNR Med.

Learner Excellence in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Award

The Learner Excellence in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Award goes to the team at the SOC for their work, such as providing culturally sensitive and linguistically appropriate care to underserved populations as well as diversifying the healthcare workforce through offering opportunities for premedical students to gain clinical experience at the SOC.

Faculty Excellence in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Award

The Faculty Excellence in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Award goes to Christy Jerz for her work in A&E, such as timely messaging about our commitment to DEI, helping to build a climate of equity and inclusion through Christy’s work on the Anti-Racism Communication Sub-Committee and the Council on Diversity Initiatives, sharing stories that elevate the voices of minoritized groups at UNR Med, promoting all of our DEI events with passion, not to mention Christy’s personal and community commitment to advancing equity. 

For all of this and more, UNR Med is so proud of the work that the SOC team and Christy Jerz are doing to advance diversity, equity and inclusion at our institution! Congratulations!

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