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At the Long School of Medicine, we view diversity as a core value which embodies inclusiveness, mutual respect, and multiple perspectives and serves as a catalyst for change resulting in health equity.

Chiquita Collins, Ph.D., was selected as the medical school’s first vice dean of inclusion and diversity and chief diversity officer. She also serves as associate vice president of inclusive excellence and health equity for UT Health San Antonio.

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At the LSOM we are particularly focused on those we believe add particular value to our learning environment and have the potential to address health disparities in our community. Programs and initiatives are aimed to meet the needs of our learners and institutional culture yet building on effective practices to support the success of students, faculty, residents, and staff traditionally underrepresented in academic medicine (based on race/ethnicity, cis-gender identity, socioeconomic, and first-generation college status).