The Office of Diversity, Multicultural and Minority Affairs is committed to devising strategies and overseeing initiatives within the School of Medicine that will celebrate our diverse campus populations. We work to assure a mix of students, faculty and staff that mirrors the census demographics for central and southern Illinois.
Our overarching responsibility is to help students successfully complete their medical education, while providing support to them and the diverse faculty and staff who make up our workforce. We strive for an organizational culture that respects individual differences, where persons of various backgrounds can flourish in a harmonious, secure, nurturing environment.
New Lecture Celebrates Trailblazing Surgeon
A newly endowed lecture event will commemorate the life of a groundbreaking central Illinois physician. The Alonzo Homer Kenniebrew Lecture on Health Disparities will be an annual discussion of health disparities and other factors that impact population health. Read more
Fourth year medical student April McNeill leads us through “A Journey Through Medicine” a display celebrating 40 years of diversity at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in Springfield, Illinois.