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The Carver College of Medicine (CCOM) shares the University’s commitment to equal access, and consistent with its academic mission and standards, strives to achieve excellence through the advancement of diversity, equity, and inclusion. In the CCOM, we are mindful of all aspects of human difference and define diversity in the broadest sense to mean inclusion of all persons. Our office strives to create a welcoming and inclusive culture across the enterprise.


What Is Critical Race Theory?: Perspectives from Business, Law, & Sociology

Thursday, September 30, 2021, 7:00pm

On July 1, 2021, Iowa House File 802 became law. Though the Act does not specifically mention “Critical Race Theory,” CRT was cited in discussions of the Act, and the Act restricts when and where the framework’s historical, social, and legal tools for understanding race-based inequities may be taught. But what is critical race theory, and how has it become the focus of acts and editorials? On Thursday, September 30, at 7:00 p.m. CST, a legal scholar, a sociologist, and a community advocate...

Scientific Careers Retreat

Friday, October 29, 2021, 1:00pm to 5:00pm

The purpose of this retreat is to introduce the spectrum of scientific careers available to students and postdoctoral fellows in the biomedical sciences.   It will showcase a panel discussing their professional experiences and career opportunities in the scientific community.    Date: Friday, October 29, 2021 Location: Retreat in 283 EMRB Seebohm Conference Room from 1  - 5 pm