Committees & Councils

The Duke University School of Medicine's Inclusion Council is made of faculty, staff, and trainees from all Departments within the School of Medicine. This council, open to everyone within the School of Medicine, meets for education and networking opportunities. In addition, the Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion hosts meetings of EDI Delegates,

Inclusion Council

All members of the Duke University School of Medicine are welcome to join our Inclusion Council to learn more about diversity and inclusion and meet colleagues involved in D&I efforts. For more information or to join, email Lori Snider at

EDI Unit Leaders

Our office also hosts designated leaders in Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion from departments, centers, and other organizations within the School of Medicine to collaborate, share their progress and concerns, and advance initiatives within the School and their own locations. Read more about our current EDI Unit Leaders here.

Sexual and Gender Diversity Advisory Council (SAGDAC)

The Sexual and Gender Diversity Advisory Council (SAGDAC) is a multidisciplinary, cross-institution gathering of LGBTQ+ stakeholders who serve as a think tank and hub for LGBTQ+ initiatives at Duke. Read more about SAGDAC and its work here.