The Dean’s Office of Inclusion and Equity strives to enhance a climate of inclusive excellence at the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville by ensuring all faculty receive ongoing training in cultural competency & implicit bias. The Associate Dean for Inclusion and Equity works closely with the Office of Educational Affairs (OEA) to offer an ongoing faculty development curriculum designed to enhance the expertise and skills of the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville faculty in the area of diversity and inclusion.
In addition, faculty can pursue if interested a certificate in a particular focus area such as Diversity and Inclusion with the following core topics:
- Implicit Bias in Healthcare
- Health Equity
- Cultural Humility
- Crucial Conversations in Healthcare
UF Health Office of Training and Development
The Dean’s Office for Inclusion and Equity will work closely with the UF Health Office on Training and Development to provide the opportunity for faculty, residents and allied health professionals for leadership development programs:
- STEP – Support Tomorrow’s Emerging Performers: Cohort Program, open applications
- STRIVE – Demonstrated leadership growth and capability: Self-Guided Program and all are welcome; open registration for classes
- LEAP – Leadership, Excellence, Action, Partnership: Cohort Program; Nominations are by Senior/Executive Leaders
In addition, The Dean’s Office for Inclusion and Equity will work closely with the UF Health Office on Training and Development to provide the opportunity for faculty, residents and allied health professionals for Mentoring. MentorcliQ will be used, which is a mentoring software solution that helps organizations launch, support, and grow high impact employee mentoring programs. Its approach drives employee participation and satisfaction through an engaging user experience and supporting training resources. It also offers measurement of time spent in mentoring, goals achieved, and user satisfaction with the mentoring program.
The website for the UF Health Office of Training and Development is available only for physicians and staff. If you are not accessing this website from your user account on campus, please note you will need to sign in using your network login (the same one used to access your workstation/pc on campus) to access this information.
Certificate in Multicultural Mentoring Series
The UF Office of the Provost, the UF Office of the Chief Diversity Officer, and the International Mentoring Association, in consultation with the Clinical and Translational Science Institute Mentor Academy, are offering a three-part series that will provide UF faculty and staff tools for effective multicultural mentoring. Participants who take all three sessions will earn a certificate in multicultural mentoring.
The first session was held on Friday, Nov. 13, during which Lisa Fain, co-author of the book, Bridging Differences for Better Mentoring (2020), and CEO of the Center for Mentoring Excellence, provided practical tips for cross-cultural mentoring.
Sessions 2 and 3 will be offered in Spring 2021.