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Welcome from Assistant Dean for Diversity and Inclusion Vonda K. Douglas-Nikitin, M.D.
It is my honor and privilege to welcome you to Diversity and Inclusion at the Oakland University William Beaumont (OUWB) School of Medicine.
At OUWB, we are strongly committed to creating and sustaining a culture that embraces and celebrates the multiple dimensions of diversity. We believe in the fundamental importance of creating an environment that nurtures all individuals in their ability to achieve their full potential.
An Inclusive Medical Learning Community
The Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine
facilitates and promotes its diverse and inclusive medical learning
community through pipeline programs, student support and interest
groups, educational programs and community outreach events.
We are mindful of our mission to serve our community by addressing health care disparities locally and nationally.
In our Diversity & Inclusion logo, the capital letter "I"
links Diversity and Inclusion to remind us that everyone at Oakland
University William Beaumont School of Medicine is responsible for
sustaining and promoting our culture.
Everyone should believe that I - I personally - am
responsible for a culture that values diversity as a strategy for
achieving excellence and culture that embraces everyone in our medical