Department of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Updates

ACGME Chief DEI Officer William A. McDade, MD, PhD in the film 'Black Men in White Coats'
The ACGME Diversity and Inclusion Award is now the Barbara Ross-Lee, DO Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Award in honor of Dr. Ross-Lee’s illustrious career, contributions to graduate medical education (GME), and expertise on health policy.

 

Promising Practices
On the soon-to-launch Promising Practices page, the ACGME will share resources, programs, and other ways Sponsoring Institutions and programs are addressing issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officers Forum
This forum is open to anyone serving in this role. Monthly calls are held on the second Wednesday of each month unless otherwise indicated, at 5:00-6:00 p.m. Central. The next calls will be held:

  • April 15, 2021 (Thursday)
  • May 12, 2021
  • June 9, 2021
  • No July Meeting
  • August 11, 2021
  • September 15, 2021
  • October 13, 2021
  • November 10, 2021
  • December 8, 2021

To sign up, email diversity@acgme.org.

Award Information


The ACGME Diversity and Inclusion Award is now the Barbara Ross-Lee, DO Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Award in honor of Dr. Ross-Lee’s illustrious career, contributions to graduate medical education (GME), and expertise on health policy. Read more about Dr. Ross-Lee.

Nominations for 2022 are now being accepted; the deadline is April 28, 2021.

Contact Us:

William McDade, MD, PhD
Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer

Bonnie Simpson Mason, MD, FAAOS
Vice President, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Gizelle Clemens, MPA
Project Manager, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Lorraine Jackson
Administrative Assistant

Email: diversity@acgme.org