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Diversity & Inclusion Office


As the Commonwealth’s first and only public academic health science center and the largest non-for-profit health care system in Central Massachusetts, diversity is inherent in our mission and integral to our identity. The multiculturalism of the patients we serve, our diverse faculty, staff and student body, and the diverse communities we are part of, create unique opportunities for leveraging our differences as fundamental to our institution’s excellence.  Our work is a global effort enhanced by the great diversity of the local and regional communities in which we live and serve. 

Our diversity efforts strengthen our capacity for vital advancements, for research discoveries that change the world, and for carrying out our shared mission of educating tomorrow’s physicians, research scientists and nurses and delivering the best possible care to every patient.

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Diversity Calendar

Events Feb 20 to Mar 18 2020
  • Saturday, February 22, 2020

    Salsa Dancing Extravaganza

    6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
    The Latinx/Hispanic Employee Resource Group is co-sponsoring with the School of Medicine, Graduate S ...
  • Tuesday, February 25, 2020

    32nd Annual Tribute to Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

    11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    Remembering... Through Service
    “Everybody can be great... because anybody can serve"
    -Reverend Dr. ...
  • Tuesday, March 03, 2020

    Retirement Information Session

    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Frank Valeri, President of Mass Retirees, Mass Retirees
    The Mature Workforce Committee invites you to a retirement information session with Mr. Frank Valeri ...
  • Thursday, March 12, 2020

    2019-2020 Women's Faculty Committee

    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    The Women’s Faculty Committee (WFC) provides input from the women faculty of all three schools at UM ...
  • Thursday, March 19, 2020

    Nowruz Celebration; An intercultural, interfaith experience

    5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    Come join us in our celebration of Nowruz at UMass. The Interfaith Employee Resource Group is sponso ...
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