Anti-Racism & Racial Justice

Fostering Inclusion, Diversity and Equity at GUMC

We choose to work and learn together at Georgetown University because we value the dignity of each person, the pursuit of social justice, and actions that achieve common good through service to others.  Fostering an inclusive and equitable community will allow us to thrive as a more diverse community.

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Our Commitment in Motion

The GUMC community puts its commitment to anti-racism, racial justice and equity into motion through dozens of structures, committees, grants, and pipeline programs, and with curriculum reforms and community engagement.

Featured Highlights of Our Work

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Racial Justice Committee for Change

The Racial Justice Committee for Change (RJCC), a GUMC standing committee co-led by students, faculty and staff from around the Medical Center, develops specific recommendations for achieving greater inclusion, equity and diversity across schools and programs at GUMC.

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Subcommittee on Faculty Diversity and Inclusion (FDI)

The mission of the Subcommittee on Faculty Diversity & Inclusion is to cultivate and optimize the diversity of faculty in order to promote their full capacity to contribute to academic excellence in research and education across GUMC.

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School of Medicine Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

The Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion carries out the Georgetown University School of Medicine’s commitment to cultivating, promoting and advancing the diversity and inclusion of students, faculty, and staff.

Updates on Our Anti-Racism and Racial Justice Work

New FDI Report is Available

January 27th, 2022

The Faculty Development Committee Subcommittee on Faculty Diversity & Inclusion (FDI) has published its first report following the work of four FDI design teams. …

More About Our Work

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Empowered to Serve: BRIC Coaches Reflect on Personal, Professional Growth

The Bias Reduction and Improvement Coaching (BRIC) program launched in September 2019 with 27 members of the Georgetown/MedStar Health community prepared to participate in a new evidence-based program designed to train faculty and staff members to help colleagues identify and mitigate bias in the workplace. 

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New Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Longitudinal Track Prepares Medical Students for Leadership Roles

A new longitudinal track in diversity, equity & inclusion in medicine at Georgetown University School of Medicine will provide students with valuable expertise that will serve them throughout their careers.

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Health Systems Administration Department Helps Create Implicit Bias Education Module for DC Department of Health

The District of Columbia Department of Health tapped the expertise and creativity of the Department of Health Management & Policy at the School of Health to create an educational module on implicit bias.

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