The University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS) strives to create and maintain an environment that welcomes and respects individuals with diverse perspectives, experiences and backgrounds. Diversity among faculty, staff and students is critical to the success of UMMS.
Please click the image below to view a video by Deborah Plummer, Vice Chancellor and Chief Diversity Officer, Diversity & Inclusion, as she speaks to the diversity and inclusion efforts at UMMS.
Our professional Talent Acquistion Team incorporates hiring practices which help expand the candidate pool and increase the opportunity to hire diverse candidates. Below are recruitment programs in place at UMMS which contribute to our diversity efforts:
- Emerging Professionals Summer Internship Program (EPSIP)
- Faculty Diversity Scholars Program (FDSP)
- Baccalaureate MD Pathways Program
- URM Residency Recruitment Program
- Building Brighter Futures (BBF)
- Annual Health Care Career Expo
The commitment from our professional Talent Acquisition Team, Diversity Leaders, faculty, staff, residents, post docs and students helps to create a high performing, inclusive community that celebrates and builds on our diversity.