Diversity and Inclusion in Health Policy and Management

HPM PhD student Burcu Bozkurt has been selected as one of 30 Paul & Daisy Soros Fellows for 2018. Chosen from 1,766 applicants, each of the recipients is noted for their potential to make significant contributions to US society, culture, or their academic fields and will receive up to $90,000 in funding over two years. Read more here.

Diversity is not tolerance for difference but inclusion of those who are not the majority. It should not be measured as a count or a fraction–that is somehow demeaning. Success at maintaining diversity would be when we no longer ask if we are diverse enough, because it has become the norm, not remarkable.” – Anonymous HPM student, in response to student survey.

Inclusivity is one of five values that define the culture of the Department of Health Policy and Management.

The value of inclusivity promotes a diverse staff, faculty, and student body who feel fully welcome. It also promotes caring about each other as human beings and benefiting from everyone’s talents.

Student Resource List for Diversity and Inclusion

The following are some of the extensive campus resources that promote inclusion and education for a diverse UNC community:

From the SPH Office of Student Affairs:

UNC Resources:

Accessiblity:

Graduate Student Parents:

UNC Global:

Veterans:

SAFE at UNC  – Portal for UNC community for resources and information about discrimination, harassment, etc.


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