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DEI Resources

Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion : Advances equality and opportunities for women and all groups underrepresented in medicine through education, training, community, and advocacy. These efforts are led by Darin Latimore, MD, Yale School of Medicine’s first deputy dean for diversity and inclusion and its first chief diversity officer.

Inclusive Faculty Searches : A Yale guide for best practices in inclusive faculty searches, including evaluating applications, how to measure excellence, and how to recognize and combat implicit and explicit bias.

Discrimination and Harassment Resources

Department Diversity Vice Chairs and Champions : As part of YSM plans to enhance diversity and inclusion within each organizational unit and at every level at YSM, departments have a diversity vice chair or champion. They are instrumental in engaging their departmental colleagues to promote DEI efforts throughout the school.

Discrimination and Harassment Resource Coordinators : These individuals were chosen by the dean of each school to receive student concerns and offer advice and guidance related to diversity and inclusion, discrimination and harassment, and equal opportunity. Discrimination and Harassment Resource Coordinators may also help facilitate informal resolution.

Title IX Coordinators : Title IX Coordinators resolve complaints and address issues of gender-based discrimination and sexual misconduct, and also develop and disseminate programs to ensure that students, faculty, and staff work and study in a community that promotes respect and responsibility.

Family Support

Child Study Center : Since 1911, the Child Study Center has been serving children and families from birth through adolescence. At our core is the mission to improve the lives of children and families through research, service, and training.

Lactation Rooms at Yale : An interactive map, followed by a list of current lactation rooms available for Yale faculty, staff, and students. Locations and reservation information is included.

Lactation Rooms at YNHH : Yale New Haven Health provides private lactation rooms for employees, patients and visitors who are breastfeeding. All rooms have electrical outlets and a chair; some have hospital-grade breast pumps, which require a Symphony kit (please bring a pump if using other rooms). There are no breast milk-storing facilities.

Phyllis Bodel Childcare Center : The Phyllis Bodel Childcare Center cares for children ranging in age from six weeks through pre-kindergarten. The Center provides a warm and supportive environment in which each child can develop and grow. Parents are welcome at the Center throughout the day to feed or visit with their children.

Travel Cost Reimbursement for Nursing Mothers : Nursing parents who are traveling on Yale business may be reimbursed for the cost of shipping their milk back home for their nursing child(ren).

Yale New Haven Hospital Day Care Center : Priority is given to hospital employees and then to Medical Center affiliation. The Center, located directly across the street from the main hospital complex provided a cozy family-like setting where children can develop at their own pace nurtured by a highly professional staff. Infant formula and bottles provided.

Grants, Mentorship and Funding

Faculty Mentorship with Minority Organization for Retention and Expansion (MORE): Faculty interested in receiving a mentor in order to grow and expand their leadership and career opportunities can be matched through MORE. Contact:

WFF Seed Grant : The Yale Women Faculty Forum is pleased to continue our seed grant program in the 2021-2022 year. We offer these grants to identify innovative ways to support the WFF mission by investing in the diverse work of faculty and student scholars at Yale. We extend this program to support our tripartite mission of fostering gender equity throughout the University via policy initiatives and research; promoting scholarship on women and gender across the university; and promoting mentorship, collaboration, and networking. We aim to expand research in areas of gender study and build visibility for issues and policies relating to gender in higher education.

Women’s Health Research at Yale : Women’s Health Research at Yale incorporates the study of women and the influence of sex and gender in science and medicine. We bring together Yale faculty from diverse fields. We respond to health questions women face and discover sex/gender differences that benefit all. We train the next generation of researchers and clinicians committed to improving the health of women. And we collaborate in advancing health policy. Learn more about how we're shaping the future of research.

Women’s Leadership Resource Library