Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion


Resources

Articles

Stolen Breaths

Stolen Breaths

Rachel R. Hardeman, PhD, MPH, Eduardo M. Medina, MD, MPH, & Rhea W. Boyd, MD, MPH

Supporting women in academia during and after a global pandemic

Supporting women in academia during and
after a global pandemic

Tiffany A. Reese, PhD, Tamia A. Harris-Tryon, MD, PhD, Jennifer G. Gill, MD, PhD, and Laura A. Banaszynski, PhD

 


 

Documentary | Film | TV

13th
Becoming
If Beale Street Could Talk
Just Mercy
The Hate U Give
When They See You
RBG

 


 

Podcasts

Brené with Ibram X. Kendi on How to Be an Antiracist

Brené with Ibram X. Kendi on How to Be an Antiracist

Brené Brown talks with professor Ibram X. Kendi, New York Times bestselling author of How to Be an Antiracist and the Director of the Antiracist Research and Policy Center at American University. They talk about racial disparities, policy, and equality, but they really focus on How to Be an Antiracist, which is a groundbreaking approach to understanding uprooting racism and inequality in our society and in ourselves.

Lady Science

An expansion of their online publication, Lady Science podcast features the editors and their guests talking about the history of women in science.

Editors-in-chief Anna Reser and Leila McNeill launched Lady Science on Ada Lovelace Day 2014. What began as a monthly newsletter written by Anna and Leila has grown into a monthly podcast and an independent magazine with more content between monthly issues, more writers and readers, and an editing staff.

Lady Science Podcast
Ologies with Alie War‪d

Ologies with Alie War‪d

This fun, informative podcast by Alie Ward features a new ologist every day talking about the very specific fields that they study (things like cucurbitology, paleontology, gluteology, etc) and talking about how they got there and what makes them so passionate about it.

The Michelle Obama Podcas‪t‬

The Michelle Obama Podcast features the former First Lady diving deep into conversations with loved ones—family, friends, and colleagues—on the relationships in our lives that make us who we are. Notably, some of her episodes focus on relationships such as those of a mentor and mentee, women and their health, and the importance of having a group of girl friends.

The Michelle Obama Podcas‪t‬

 


 

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Campus Resources

Vanderbilt University Medical Center Office of Health Equity

Student Care Network

University Care Counseling


Crisis Care Counseling

If you or someone you know needs to speak with a professional counselor immediately, the University Counseling Center offers Crisis Care Counseling during the summer and academic year. Students may come directly to the UCC and be seen by the clinician on call, or may call the UCC at (615) 322-2571 to speak with a clinician. If you are calling after hours, you will be transferred to an answering service with mental health providers on call.

  • During the academic year (Fall and Spring semesters) Crisis Care hours are from 10:00am to 4:00pm Monday through Friday
  • During the summer months Crisis Care hours are from 10:00am to 3:00pm Monday through Friday

You can call the UCC crisis hotline: (615) 322-2571. Your call will be answered by a mental health provider on-call.

If you are in immediate crisis, you can also call the Samaritan hotline 312-673-3000.