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Office for Inclusion and Culture Development

Linda H. Chaudron, MD, MSDiversity and Inclusion at URMC - URMC cultivates a diverse and inclusive environment that guides and transforms our approaches to healthcare, education, research and community partnerships.

Diversity of all kinds - talent, experience, gender, religion, abilities, race, ethnicity, culture, socio-economic background - is required to achieve excellence in any organization. Medical schools and academic medical centers are no exception. The Office for Inclusion and Culture Development provides the University of Rochester Medical Center community with a centralized office to access diversity resources, recruitment resources, and educational programs. We work closely with the medical center's senior leadership and the University's Vice Provost for Faculty Development and Diversity to facilitate diversity efforts across the medical center and the medical school educational continuum.

I welcome your comments, questions and suggestions and look forward to meeting you at future events.

Linda Chaudron, MD, MS
Associate Vice President and Senior Associate Dean for Inclusion and Culture Development


Current News

Dr. LeRon Nelson Selected as AAN Fellow

Dr. LeRon NelsonSchool of Nursing Assistant Professor LeRon Nelson has been selected for induction as a fell in the American Academy of Nursing (AAN). Dr. Nelson is recognized internationally for his research on HIV and AIDS. He will be honored in Washington, DC in October. Read more...

First All-Female Surgery Class Says Goodbye

all-female surgeonsIn 2010 five women made history by being the first all-female group to match for a surgery residency at the URMC. This year, they finish their surgery program. Read more . . .  


Adrian Morgan Named Assistant Dean for Inclusion and Culture Development

Dr. Adrienne MorganIn this role, Dr. Morgan will be a resource to URMC residents, fellows and faculty, and help identify and address challenges to recruiting and retaining under-represented groups to URMC's 84 residency programs and fellowship programs.  Adrienne will continue as senior director of SMD's Center for Advocacy, Community Health, Education and Diversity (CACHED).

Congratulations to Dr. Morgan on her many contributions to medical education.


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