Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Every person. Every action. Every time.

In order to provide remarkable healthcare for everyone in our community, the BerbeeWalsh Department of Emergency Medicine is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive community throughout all aspects of our work. 

HEI 2019The BerbeeWalsh Department of Emergency Medicine is proud to embrace the mission, vision, values, and strategies set forth by the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health (SMPH) and UW Health. To learn more about SMPH diversity initiatives, please visit their website. To learn more about the UW Health diversity equity and inclusion initiatives, please visit their website.

As part of our mission to educate, mentor, and develop future leaders in Emergency Medicine, members of the BerbeeWalsh Department of Emergency Medicine actively participate in various programs throughout the School of Medicine and Public Health designed to educate, promote, and develop a diverse, equitable, and and inclusive environment.

If you are a member of an Underrepresented in Medicine (URM) population interested in shadowing or learning about a career in Emergency Medicine, please email Elena Dai at edai@medicine.wisc.edu. The Department of Emergency Medicine follows the AAMC definition of underrepresented in medicine when considering shadowing opportunities.

UPCOMING EVENTS: 

> Postponed | Global Health Symposium, "Connecting Scientific Knowledge and Indigenous Wisdom." Learn more...
> Oct. 27-28, 2020 | UW-Madison Diversity Forum. Keynote speaker Robin DiAngelo, author of "White Fragility." Learn more...

RECENT NEWS:

Inaugural Women in Medicine and Science Symposium

Dr. Azita Hamedani and Dr. Mary Westergaard play key roles in launching school-wide Women in Medicine and Science Symposium, Nov. 2019.

Women in Medicine and Science Symposium

2019 Medical Student Research Forum

Medical students across the School of Medicine and Public Health gave poster and oral presentations of their research, including students from DEM's Shapiro research program.

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Med Student Research Forum