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Diversity Council

Vision, Mission Statement, and Goals

The Diversity Council is invested in creating a welcoming and inclusive environment that promotes retention and expansion of underrepresented housestaff and is dedicated to cultivating an atmosphere that helps all residents reach their fullest potential.


  1. A commitment to cultivating a supportive environment, which promotes retention and expansion among underrepresented housestaff in terms of race/ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, religious identification, and nationality.
  2. A dedication to training physicians who are well equipped to care for unreserved, marginalized, and culturally diverse populations.
  3. A commitment to creating an inclusive environment where housestaff can find the appropriate mentorship that would empower them to reach their fullest potential.

Member Responsibilities

  1. Members should be enthusiastic and passionate about issues related to diversity in medicine.
  2. Members should attend regular diversity council meetings.
  3. Members will collaborate in events/projects related to the diversity council.

Eligibility for Membership

This council is open to all fellows and residents across Yale New Haven Health System.

Council Leaders