Wednesday, May 11, 2016

EVC Diversity & Inclusion Award Winners Announced

The 2016 Diversity & Inclusion awards winners are:


Maria Alonso Luaces, Ph.D.

Director of Academic, Professional and Workforce Development
Office of Diversity & Inclusion, School of Medicine

Center for American Indian Community Health (CAICH)

Learn more about the winners, nominees and the award:

The EVC Diversity & Inclusion Award recognizes significant achievements of faculty, staff, departments, units, and registered organizations toward developing and enhancing a more culturally diverse, competent and inclusive university community. Nominees and recipients are leaders in creating a culture and environment, characterized by inclusion and respect, in which the very best education, discovery and healing can take place.  All references to KUMC include the Kansas City, Wichita and Salina campuses.

Local Trans* Health Inclusion Conference, 6/17

Inclusion Conference

Friday, June 17
8 am – 4 pm

Robert J. Mohart Center
3200 Wayne
Kansas City, Mo 64109

Sponsored by:
  • Truman Medical Centers
  • Children’s Mercy Hospital
  • MATEC-MO at the Kansas City CARE Clinic
  • Kansas City Health Department
  • HIV/AIDS Regional Resource Network Program, Region VII
  • UMKC
Leaders in the field will provide insight into the fundamentals of providing care for transgender people.  For healthcare providers, advocates, and interested members of the community.

Registration Link

Goal & Objectives
Conference Goal: Leaders in the field will provide insight
into the fundamentals of providing affirming healthcare for
transgender patients.
Conference Objectives:
Participants will be able to:

  • Utilize current terminology relative to gender and the gender spectrum
  • Describe the physical and mental healthcare needs of transgender patients
  • Recognize and describe the legal needs and rights of transgender patients
  • Identify supportive and unsupportive aspects of the transgender patient experience when accessing healthcare
CMEs and CNEs provided.  CME/CNE Statement:
“This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance
with the Essential Areas and policies of the Missouri
State Medical Association through the joint sponsorship
of the St. Louis STD/HIV Prevention Training Center and
(Midwest Aids Training and Education Center – MO). The
St. Louis STD/HIV Prevention Training Center is accredited
by the MSMA to provide continuing medical education for

“Kansas City CARE Clinic is approved as provider of continuing
nursing education by the Kansas State Board of Nursing. This
course offering approved for 6.0 contact hours applicable for
RN or LPN re-licensure.

Kansas State Board of Nursing Approved Provider Number:
LT 0256-0609.”

For more information email

Monday, May 2, 2016

Diversity & Inclusion Cabinet meeting, 5/5, recording available

The EVC's Diversity & Inclusion Cabinet will meet on Thursday, May 5, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. in Rieke Auditorium, with ITV access to the Wichita Great Plains Room and Salina Board Room.  Recording available

The agenda and meeting materials are available on SharePoint.  For questions, please contact Jennifer Keeton, ext. 8-3319.

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