We Value Diversity & Inclusion
About Diversity and Inclusion at UMMS
UMass Medical School (UMMS) is committed to embracing diversity and inclusion throughout the workplace. At UMMS, diversity and inclusion is inherent in our mission to advance the health and well-being of the people of the commonwealth and the world through pioneering advances in education, research and health care delivery. We would not be able to succeed in our diversity and inclusion leadership without our:
Employees who embrace the richness of backgrounds and ideas at UMMS.
Commitment to building an inclusive institution.
Culture of valuing and respecting others’ perspectives and talents.
Community Partnerships which helps prepare UMMS to be a cultural leader. (Click the images below to learn more)
Our staff is as diverse as the jobs they do. However, they all share a common view - they understand each individual here is unique and they embrace the richness of backgrounds and ideas at UMMS. Click on the images below to watch the employee testimonial videos.
UMMS is committed to fostering a culture defined by having the best people, with the skills and determination to deliver above and beyond. And that means we must continue to recruit, retain, and develop people who are technically brilliant, insightful, and astute professionals who are also forward-thinking and confident.
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UMMS believes the starting point for our diversity and inclusion efforts is our value of Respect. By listening to others' perspectives and respecting each other's talents, we all have an opportunity to learn. When we take time to authentically discover what our people love to do, we can help each other succeed. We have rich diversity inherent in our institution: of food cultures, employee roles and professions, various families and lifestyles, different languages spoken, spanning multiple generations, with a myriad of personalities from all walk of lives. Click the images below to learn more about each category.
Our Community Partnerships
Through its ties with the community, UMass Medical School maximizes its commitment to building an inclusive academic health science institution. UMMS could not achieve its mission of advancing the health and well-being of the people of the Commonwealth and the world through pioneering education, research and health care delivery without its partnership with the community. External collaborations with professional organizations and community groups supports UMMS as a cultural leader. Click the images below for more information on the various UMMS community partnerships.