Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

A Message From the Chair - Dr. Sherril Green

The Department of Comparative Medicine stands united against racism, hatred, in justice, and discrimination. We firmly believe that diversity in our community makes us stronger. As such, we value and are committed do diversity, equity, and inclusion in all aspects of our academic mission: research, clinical service, and teaching.

Our Mission

The Department of Comparative Medicine believes that a workplace where everyone feels celebrated, accepted, and respected, creates an environment where individuals can thrive and achieve their full potential. Our differences make us stronger and more effective in supporting and advancing biomedical innovation, animal care, clinical service, and teaching. 

Our Vision

We promote diversity, equity, and inclusion amongst our staff, faculty, and trainees. We celebrate and respect all aspects of our identities, including but not limited to race, ethnicity, religious beliefs, gender and gender identity, sexual orientation, age, socioeconomic background, life experiences, neurodiversity, and physical ability. We want individuals to feel comfortable bringing their whole selves to work so we can succeed in our pursuit of our departmental vision. 

Updated October 7, 2022