Duke University School of Medicine’s Commitment to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion 

At the Duke University School of Medicine, we believe that equity, diversity, and inclusion are core elements of institutional excellence.  

We are committed to developing and implementing a culture of inclusion in which faculty, staff, and students from underrepresented backgrounds experience a genuine sense of value, empowerment, and belonging.

About the Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

Black man tabling at Pride event

Get Involved

To create a more nurturing environment for everyone at the Duke University School of Medicine, we encourage our faculty, staff, and students to be engaged in equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) efforts.  

Find Opportunities

Khaila Cheeny


Find learning options that are foundational elements for dismantling racism and advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion for leaders in the School of Medicine. 

Learning Opportunities

Dismantling Racism and advancing Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in the School of Medicine

Accountability and Planning

We hold ourselves accountable to our EDI goals. See how we’re doing and find resources and support for your EDI strategy.  

Accountability and Planning Resources

“Equity is at the core of everything we do. We’re working to develop a culture that fosters a sense of belonging and promotes equity.” 

Kevin Thomas, MD
Vice Dean for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion and Chief Diversity Officer 

Sarah Wilson, PhD

EDI Spotlight Interview 

June 20, 2024

Our EDI Spotlight for June 2024 shines on Sarah Wilson, PhD, assistant professor in psychiatry & behavioral sciences.

EDI Spotlight Interviews

EDI Videos

The School of Medicine has published several videos highlighting individuals and groups committed to enhancing diversity and equity, inclusion, and respect for our faculty, staff, trainees, and students.

Upcoming Events