Internal and External Diversity and Inclusion Resources

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Internal Resources

The Diversity & Inclusion Office (D&I) collaborates regularly with its internal partners to be a resource for and provide support of students, faculty and staff.  The Employee Assistance Program, Human Resources Department, and the Office of Faculty Affairs make every effort to assure that all who belong to the Medical School community are welcome and included.  Please see their department links below.

Recruiting Diverse Faculty and Staff

It is the policy of the University of Massachusetts to comply with the applicable federal and state statutes, rules, and regulations concerning equal opportunity and affirmative action. Competitive searches are required to fill all faculty and staff positions...

Diversity Toolkit!

This toolkit is designed as a resource for improving interpersonal relations, increasing understanding, and furthering world class service for our diverse patient population. By heightening awareness, enhancing communication and developing better cultural competence we keep patients first.

Employee Assistance Program

The UMass Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is a workplace-based program providing consultation, assessment, intervention, information and referral for employees and their household members. The EAP offers personal assistance to address a variety of issues, including individual, family and work-related concerns.

Office of Faculty Affairs

The Office of Faculty Affairs is responsible for the implementation and management of the faculty appointment and promotions process, the tenure process, governance policies and other faculty-related matters within the Medical School.

Human Resources 

Our job opportunities are many, our employees diverse, our salaries competitive and our benefits excellent. As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, UMMS recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds.

External Resources

Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination
The Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination is the state's chief civil rights agency. The Commission works to eliminate discrimination on a variety of bases and areas, and strives to advance the civil rights of the people of the Commonwealth through law enforcement, outreach and training.

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) enforces laws prohibiting employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex and national origin. EEOC also provides oversight and coordination of all federal equal employment opportunity regulations, practices, and policies.

Office for Civil Rights 
The mission of the Office for Civil Rights is to ensure equal access to education and to promote educational excellence throughout the nation through vigorous enforcement of civil rights.

Diversity Calendar

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