Diversity & Inclusion Office Hosts Open House and Tour at RACE Exhibit
- By Jennifer Nachbur
The University of Vermont College of Medicine Office of Diversity and Inclusion hosted an open house and tour at the “RACE: Are We So Different?” exhibit at the ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center in Burlington, Vt., on Wednesday, January 16, 2013. UVM College of Medicine staff, faculty, students were invited to attend this free event by showing their UVM i.d. Guests, accompanied by a UVM i.d.-holder, were also welcomed.
The newly-restructured Office of Diversity and Inclusion at the College of Medicine is led by Margaret Tandoh, M.D., associate professor of surgery, who became assistant dean of the on November 1, 2012. She oversees the plans, policies and initiatives for diversity and inclusion at the College and is supported by Tiffany Delaney, M.A. Ed., director of admissions and outreach, who focuses on the development, implementation and assessment of diversity and inclusion initiatives that are integral to medical student recruitment, outreach initiatives and campus climate. Tandoh also serves as chair the Dean’s Advisory Committee on Diversity and Inclusion.
Learn more about the UVM College of Medicine Office of Diversity and Inclusion’s Strategic Action Plan for 2012-2017.
Visit the ECHO RACE: Are We So Different? website.