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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


Hawkeyes Saving Lives - Lunch and Learn

Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 11:30am to 1:00pm

Ethnicity is more than an identity.  For patients in need of a life-saving blood stem cell transplant, it is a matter of life and death.  Patients are most likely to match donors who share the same ethnic background because genetic traits used to determine a match are inherited. ...

The Price of Free Documentary Viewing

Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 7:00pm to 9:30pm

We invite you to join us in a screening of the award winning documentary, The Price of Free, about the child labor prevention advocacy work of Nobel Peace Prize winner, Kailash Satyarthi. There will be two viewings: Tuesday, January 22nd, Levitt Auditorium, Boyd Law Building, 7pm AND Wednesday, January 23rd, W10 PBB, Tippie College of Business, 5:30pm