Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at the U-M Medical School
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DE&I Resources

We value the diverse voices, talents and life experiences of our community members.

Through the DEI (Diversity, Equity and Inclusion) initiative, it hasn’t been difficult to find others who support me and others like me who identify as a person of color.”

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Three people posing for the camera during a Pride parade LGBTQIA+ Community

Several departments and programs at the University of Michigan support LGBTQIA+ students, faculty, staff, patients and their families, including the Spectrum Center, Comprehensive Gender Services Program, Center for Sexuality & Health Disparities as well as LGBTQ Health Resources and Trans Care at University Health Service.

Find more info on designated pronouns, matching with a faculty mentor, student groups or upcoming events.

Find regional community groups and health resources in this LGBTQIA+ Health Guide from U-M Library.

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First Generation

If you’re the first person in your family to attend college, the First Generation website offers several programs to provide support on campus.

International Students & Scholars

If you’re an international student or scholar, start with the International Center’s Frequently Asked Questions about the logistics of moving to the U.S.

Spirituality & Religion

People from all over the world make their home in Ann Arbor. This mix of cultures and beliefs is reflected in the houses of worship and the community groups on campus and throughout our city.

Find a reflection room on campus for prayer, meditation, or contemplation, in addition to quiet rooms and chapels at Michigan Medicine.

Join a campus organization for religion and spirituality to find like-minded practitioners.

Search for local churches, synagogues and religious fellowships through the Ann Arbor Observer.

Underrepresented in Medicine

The Office for Health Equity and Inclusion supports learners traditionally underrepresented in medicine and biomedical sciences through wellness initiatives, academic coaching, culture work, and support for affiliated student and trainee community groups.

Undocumented Students & Scholars

Find information about university services for undocumented and DACAmented students.


Veterans can find support on campus through U-M’s Military Support Programs and Networks (M-SPAN), which is sponsored by Michigan Medicine’s Depression Center and Department of Psychiatry.

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Health, Spirituality & Religion Program

The program seeks to create opportunities for medical trainees and physicians to explore the intersections between health, spirituality and religion through lectures, research opportunities, and interdisciplinary training to enhance patient centered care and find personal meaning in the practice of medicine.