I don't go to work thinking, 'This is where my ceiling is.' I come up with ideas knowing that somebody's going to actually hear them, and who I am or what I look like is not going to stand in the way of that. And that is a really important thing for residents and medical students to see.

Kimberly Manning, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine

What We're Doing

The Organizational Equity and Inclusion team defines and measures the equity, diversity, and inclusion programs within the School of Medicine. This executive committee works with our Office of Faculty Affairs & Development and Office of Multicultural Affairs to ensure we're making good on our commitments to continuous recruitment and retention, cultivating a climate of inclusion, and offering engagement and development programs that positively impact the Emory School of Medicine community.

Events, Programs, and Initiatives

Annual lecture series named for the first African-American to enter and graduate from Emory University School of Medicine

Group supporting women faculty and trainees through education, advocacy, mentoring, and networking

Eight-week residential program for underrepresented undergraduate and graduate students interested in applying to medical school.

Weekend event during which underrepresented minority students accepted to the School of Medicine return to campus to meet with faculty and students and learn more about us.

Chapter committed to supporting medical school students of color, addressing the needs of underserved communities, and increasing the number of culturally competent and socially conscious physicians

Group that provides education and exposure to topics of LGBT health, mentorship with LGBT physicians, and service opportunities to support the local LGBT community

Program designed to heighten ninth and tenth grade students' interest in science, introduce careers in healthcare, and reinforce fundamental principles of science

Three-year federally funded mentorship program to prepare high school students from disadvantaged backgrounds for entry into health professions

Provides mentoring, networking, and stipend support for URiM, fourth-year students from U.S. Medical Schools pursuing careers in Internal Medicine and its subspecialties.

The diversity among our Radiology team is a rich resource for innovations that improve the quality of care we provide to our patients.

The department’s commitment to diversity is guided by its values of integrity, respect, trust, compassion, innovation, collaboration, inclusion, quality, accountability, and excellence.

Established by the School of Medicine Recognitions Committee on behalf of the Dean to recognize SOM faculty who have made significant achievements in ensuring that the climate of SOM is characterized by inclusivity and organizational equity through leveraging the varied attributes of diversity in our community.