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Voices of DEI: Brienne Miner, MD, MHS

April 11, 2023

Introducing Brienne Miner, MD, MHS, of Geriatrics.

What does diversity, equity, and inclusion mean to you personally?

Resources are devoted to bringing diverse perspectives to the table.

Why do you value diversity?

I love when people with different perspectives show me how to look at a situation or solve a problem in a way I never would have discovered on my own

Why should an academic setting be equal and inclusive?

Diverse perspectives lead to innovation.

Why are you on the diversity committee?

To be a part of the solution.

What do you look forward to most?

Working together to come up with innovative solutions and further the DEI mission at Yale.

What have you noticed in the department?

DEI concepts are being integrated more and more into our culture.

The Department of Internal Medicine’s Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Internal Medicine knows that diversity, equity, and inclusion is critical to our mission; that providing a safe, welcoming environment for people of all backgrounds results in beneficial diversity of thought; and believes that having a diverse team enhances our ability to provide excellent clinical care, research, and medical education.

Submitted by Amy Anderson on April 11, 2023