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Women in Medicine and Science Webinar on Gender Equity

On June 23, the UF Health Science Center – Jacksonville hosted its first Women in Medicine and Science webinar discussing “Gender Equity and Women’s Advancement.” The event featured national speaker Diana Lautenberger, MA, director for faculty and staff research, and lead of Gender Equity Lab at the Association of American…

Inaugural Meeting of Women in Medicine and Science

On May 25, the Office of Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access will host an inaugural meeting of Women in Medicine and Science. The event is open to all faculty and is an opportunity to learn about how to get involved and hear more about the great networking, leadership, educational and…

Black History Month Events: 2021

As the nation celebrates Black History Month, the University of Florida is honored to share the extraordinary voices that have vibrantly contributed to the institution’s excellence. There are a series of planned virtual events throughout the month listed below. Please visit this page often for…

Jacksonville Nonprofit Hospital Partnership Virtual Forums

The Jacksonville Nonprofit Hospital Partnership, a coalition of local health care organizations, has developed a racial health equity conference series in an effort to enhance awareness and understanding on factors that negatively impact the delivery of health care for members of racial and ethnic minorities. In light of recent national…

IDEA in the News

The most recent issue of Open Lines, UF Health Jacksonville’s employee newsletter, is now available online. The issue focuses on the work being done to further promote and support diversity and inclusion efforts and ways to get involved. In…

Listening and Learning Sessions on Cultural and Injustice For Us

During late June and early July 2020, the UF Health Diversity Council and UF Health Science Center’s Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access Advisory Council invited staff, faculty and residents to attend one of 15 listening and learning sessions on cultural and social injustice.

White Coats for Black Lives

Image Gallery On Friday, June 5, UF Health Jacksonville physicians knelt in silence with other area health care providers and community residents in Jacksonville Memorial Park as part of the #WhiteCoatsforBlackLives initiative, in remembrance of George Floyd and countless others to show that we care for every life, without discrimination.

Important message from CEO and Dean, Dr. Leon Haley Jr.

On May 31, 2020, all employees received this important and timely communication from UF Health Jacksonville CEO and Dean of the UF College of Medicine – Jacksonville, Leon L. Haley, Jr., M.D. June 4 marks UF Health Jacksonville’s official 150th anniversary, an incredible milestone that unfortunately has taken…

Achieving Safety, Equity & Dignity: Time’s Up in Healthcare

Image Gallery The event was hosted by the UF College of Medicine – Jacksonville Division of Cardiology and the UF Health Women’s Cardiovascular Program in collaboration with the Dean’s Office for Inclusion and Equity and the UF Health Jacksonville Diversity Council. The event featured guest speaker…