The Division of Infectious Diseases is dedicated in strengthening the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion efforts within our faculty, trainees and personnel. We understand the importance of offering quality of care to the diverse community in Rhode Island that is respectful of each person’s background, age, race, sex, gender identity, ability, and sexual orientation.
For information on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion within the Department please visit: https://brownim.org/2/diversity/
The Brown Minority Housestaff Association (BMHA)
BMHA was founded in 2013 by residents across specialties interested in supporting a diverse GME community and the advancement of underrepresented minorities in medicine through mentorship, networking, and advocacy. The organization aspires to provide a welcoming and inclusive atmosphere for all residents and fellows and hopes to create close-knit, lifelong friendships as its members support one another throughout their training. firstname.lastname@example.org
Brown Sexual and Gender Minority Alliance (BSGMA)
Brown Sexual and Gender Minority Alliance (BSGMA) is an organization devoted to education, advocacy, and support for sexual and gender minority trainees and faculty affiliated with the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. Membership is open to any and all trainees, faculty, and students regardless of identity or orientation. email@example.com
Develop or refine fellowship curricula and faculty programming that addresses diversity and inclusion, including race in medicine, health disparities in infectious diseases, transgender health, understanding structural racism.
In 2021-2022 the Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) anti-racism curriculum was included as part of the ID Division weekly didactic lectures.
The Providence/Boston CFAR Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging (DEIB) Initiative
The Providence/Boston CFAR is committed to cultivating the next generation of scientists working to end the HIV epidemic. The goal of the Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB) Initiative is to ensure that the next generation of scientists includes a diverse array of experiences and perspectives. https://cfar.med.brown.edu/about-us
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