Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion
We respect the community we reside in and value the opportunity to be a positive force in our environment.
We aspire to ensure all people feel welcome.
We use language that promotes mutual understanding and empathy.
We celebrate all dimensions of diversity that our community has to offer.
We seek out and promote new opportunities for people to find their place at ASCOM.
We advance diversity and inclusion in recruitment, admissions, hiring, retention, and promotion.
Underrepresented in Medicine
“Underrepresented in medicine refers to those racial and ethnic populations that are underrepresented in the medical profession relative to their numbers in the general population.” https://www.aamc.org/what-we-do/equity-diversity-inclusion/underrepresented-in-medicine
ASCOM uses this definition to guide recruitment and retention activities for medical students, helping further our commitment to diversity and inclusion.