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Diversity Trainings | Diversity and Inclusion in the College of Medicine
Meet Our Diversity Champions. Learn About Our Training. Everyday Bias for the Healthcare Professionals

Safe Zone Workshops (LGBTQ Resource Center)
Safe Zone is a campus-wide training program committed to making The University of Arizona a safer, more welcoming, and inclusive environment for members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ+) community.

Diversity and Unconscious Bias in the Academy (UA Office of Diversity and Inclusion)
A 45-minute presentation that answers questions on the benefits of diversity, unconscious bias, research findings on the impact of unconscious bias, and resources and strategies to mitigate the effect of biases.

Undergraduate Research Resources

UA MARC Program
The Maximizing Access to Research Careers (MARC) Program is a unique research, mentoring, and financial opportunity for students belonging to a group considered underrepresented in biomedical research and who have interest and potential to pursue a Ph.D. or combined Ph.D. (e.g., MD/Ph.D.) degree.

ASEM Scholars Program
The Arizona Science, Engineering, and Math (ASEM) Scholars Program provides resources and support to promising students from underrepresented backgrounds in STEM.

Undergraduate Research Opportunities Consortium (UROC)
UROC provides participants with excellent research training and graduate school preparation.

Additional Resources

UA Diversity and Inclusion
The Diversity and Inclusion department is focused on transforming the UA into a prime example of inclusive excellence and provides links to resources on and around campus that help to further this goal.

UA Cultural Heritage Centers
The Cultural Heritage Centers site provides resources and links for international and cultural clubs, cultural centers, and organizations across campus.

UA Crossroads
Crossroads provides resources and education on diversity and inclusion through intercultural engagement programs and training to make UA a welcoming community.

UA Women’s Resource Center
The Women’s Resource Center is a community of diversely feminist, social-justice-oriented individuals dedicated to raising awareness on issues of sex, gender, equity, feminism, and masculinity through educational programming, events, internships, and providing resources.

ASUA Pride Alliance
The Pride Alliance Office is a resource center available to not only LGBTQ individuals but all students, faculty, and staff. It is a safe place to seek advice and support.

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Questioning Affairs
The Office of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Queer, and Questioning (LGBTQ) Affairs creates a safe space for thousands of students every year at UA through programs, training, event, and the LGBTQ Resource Center in the Student Union.

LGBTQ+ College Student Guide - Intelligent
LGBTQ students have a significant presence on college campuses. In 2018, an Association of American Universities survey of over 180,000 university students found that 16.9% of students identify as non-heterosexual. While many colleges try to make their campuses welcoming to LGBTQ students, their success rate varies.

African American Student Affairs
The mission of the AASA is to facilitate a support system that helps students achieve academic excellence and an enriching African American cultural experience at UA.

Native American Student Affairs
The mission of UA Native American Student Affairs (NASA) is to provide culturally sensitive academic counseling and support services to American Indian/Alaskan Native students enabling them to achieve academic excellence.

Asian Pacific American Student Affairs
The mission of the Asian Pacific American Student Affairs (APASA) is to promote success for diverse East Asian, Southeast Asian, Pacific Islander, and Desi or South Asian American communities on campus.

Guerrero Student Center
The Adalberto & Ana Guerrero Student Center aims to create a safe and inclusive environment through culturally affirming programs and events that cultivate a sense of belonging, build community, encourage critical reflection, and develop students as learners, leaders, professionals, and engaged citizens.

The University Religious Council (URC)
URC is a collection of the ministers/directors of the religious/spiritual/cultural groups at the University of Arizona. This organization has been in existence since 1948, helping to provide spiritual support and growth to students.

Native American Funding Information
The University of Arizona (UA) offers our current and incoming Native American students personalized scholarships and financial aid services. For assistance in applying for scholarships from your tribe or nation's higher education office as well as other scholarships, grants, and financial aid (loans if necessary, Federal Work Study, etc.) Click the link above and contact your financial aid counselor.

College Resource Network
Free resources to help in identifying scholarships. Has a Scholarship Focus on minorities. Scholarships are updated weekly!

Diversity Training

Meet our diversity champions. Learn about our training. Everyday bias for the healthcare professionals- developed by Cook Ross and the Association of American Medical Colleges, this training gives participants a deeper understanding of unconscious bias and how it develops, influences perceptions and decision-making, and impacts institutional diversity and inclusion efforts.