Office of Diversity and Outreach

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Summary Description

The Office of Diversity and Outreach (ODO) serves as the campus leader in building diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging in all aspects of the UCSF mission through consensus building, ongoing assessment, development of new programs, and systems changes. We are responsible for and collaborate with the four professional schools, the Graduate Division and the medical center to promote diversity, equity, inclusion and anti-racism across UCSF.

The Vice Chancellor's Office of Diversity and Outreach (VCDO) includes oversight for the Center for Science Education and Outreach, Disability Access and Inclusion, LGBT, Multicultural and CARE Resource Centers, the Office for the Prevention of Harassment and Discrimination, Sexual Violence Prevention and Response, and the direct office of the Vice Chancellor of Diversity and Outreach. 

The mission of ODO is to build a broadly diverse faculty, student, trainee and staff community, to nurture a culture that is welcoming and supportive, and to engage diverse ideas for the provision of culturally competent education, discovery and patient care. Our priority is to execute a comprehensive strategic plan for diversity, outreach and anti-racism that supports UCSF's mission of advancing health worldwide and the recruitment and retention of talented employees and students who contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. 

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