Tuesday, November 7, 2017

International Education Week

International Education Week

International Education Week
 November 13th-18th

Monday, November 13, 2017
International Educational Experience Poster Presentations
Noon-1:00 p.m.
School of Nursing Atrium
Appetizers served

Tuesday, November 14, 2017
KUMC Clinical Culture and Diversity Series
Noon - 1:00 p.m.
G013 SON
Lunch is provided

Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Documentary Showing: Poverty, Inc.
Noon - 1:00 p.m.
G013 SON
Lunch is provided

Thursday, November 16, 2017
Culture Hour
A casual forum for students, faculty and staff to discuss cross-cultural exchanges
Noon - 1:00 p.m.
Lunch is provided

Immigration Matters for Clinicians, Researchers and other Professionals
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Lunch is provided

Friday, November 17, 2017
Global Fair
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
SON Atrium
Appetizers served

Saturday, November 18, 2017
Diwali: Hindu Festival of Lights
Battenfeld Auditorium

For more information contact: Office of International Programs (913) 588-1480.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

5-Star Culture Conference

November 2nd, 2017

8:00am - 4:00pm

Battenfield Auditorium

Sessions on LGBTQ topics, various religions, Unconscious Bias, Wyandotte County HEAT Project and more!

Register online in The Learning Connection (formerly, Chalk), Search for “Culture.”  

All KUMC and Health System faculty, staff, students, residents invited.  Sponsored by The University of Kansas Health System, 6.0 CNEs available

Fall Social for Underrepresented Faculty, Students, Residents & Fellows

October 26th, 2017


Ad Astra Room

(5th Floor Health Education Building)

Happy hour appetizers provided!
Network and connect with peers throughout KUMC.

RSVP (913) 588-3319. jkeeton@kumc.edu

LGBTQ + Social Hour Breakfast

October 19th, 2017


2110 Health Education Building

Free breakfast, no attendance taken, no photography

Integrating Diversity and Cultural Competence in the Nursing Curriculum

October 17th 12-1pm

School of Nursing Auditorium

Lunch provided for the first 50 people

Spotlight presentation on the 2017 EVC's Diversity & Inclusion Award recipients with Vicki Hicks and the Office of International Programs.

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

SOM Students Receive National Recognition


Both Victoria Boggiano and Matthew Moreno have been involved in the School of Medicine Office of Diversity and Inclusion pipeline programs aimed at recruiting, cultivating and retaining Underrepresented Minority students.  Currently as medical students, they have remained involved with School of Medicine office of Diversity & Inclusion supporting outreach effort with prospective students and programming. Read the full stories below.


Matthew L. Moreno

Recognition by the American Medical Association


Victoria Boggiano

Family Medicine Interest Group Network Student Leaders