Diversity at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
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VUSM/VUMC is committed to the acceptance and graduation of a diverse group of trainees (medical students and residents) that is populated with trainees of all races, ethnicities, genders, gender identities, sexual orientation, disabilities, all places of geographic origin and the full spectrum of socio-economic status. Similarly, we are committed to hiring faculty and staff who are equally diverse.
It is our vision that through key partnerships, the concepts of equity, diversity and inclusion are not simply the province of the Office for Diversity Affairs, but is owned and valued by all the key shareholders of VUSM/VUMC. Lastly, by building successful programs that embed diversity and inclusion in the culture and climate of the medical school and medical center, diversity and inclusion are viewed as part of the Vanderbilt etho