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Welcome to the Office of Cultural Affairs and Diversity Initiatives

Launched in 2008, the Carver College of Medicine Office of Cultural Affairs and Diversity Initiatives works closely with other administrative offices and community partners to foster an environment where all members of the UI Health Care community feel welcome. The Office supports the UI Health Care community of students, faculty, postdoctoral scholars, staff, residents and fellows in conjunction with the tripartite mission of the academic medical center. Learn more about our office

Events

10th Annual Health Sciences Multicultural Welcome Lunch

Friday, August 24, 2018, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

The purpose of the luncheon is to celebrate the diversity students of color bring to the health sciences campus, and to facilitate professional and personal networking. Lunch will be catered by Pancheros. We hope to see you there!

Hubbard Scholars

Wednesday, September 5, 2018, 6:30pm to 7:30pm

What is the Hubbard Scholars? As a group of men affiliated with the University of Iowa as students, staff, and faculty, we seek to follow the legacy of Phillip G. Hubbard, the first tenured African American professor at the University of Iowa. In case you are unfamiliar with who we are and what we do, our goal is to offer programming, events, and services that meet three important objectives: 1) To foster a more inclusive community of learning and support for Black men, 2) To provide...