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Diversity & Inclusion

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At the UIC College of Nursing, diversity is more than a concept or a core value; it's a conscious and consistent behavior by which we strive to ensure everyone here feels a sense of belonging.

UIC College of Nursing Mission Statement Heading link

“The mission of UIC College of Nursing is to transform health and healthcare for all individuals through community-driven collaborations that promote equity and social justice. We will achieve the highest level of excellence in nursing education, research, practice, and service by leading innovation and discoveries that advance the health of all populations locally, nationally, and globally.”

Official Statement on Equity and Inclusion Heading link

The UIC College of Nursing wants to make clear: There is no room for racism in our institution; in our profession; in healthcare; in our country, our neighborhoods, schools or workplaces; nor in any dimension of society. The College of Nursing is committed to condemning racism in all its forms and supporting education, policies and practices that advocate for equity and social justice for all people…

Resources for students, faculty and staff Heading link

Form: Talk to us about UIC Nursing's climate

UIC Nursing prioritizes health equity and diversity Heading link

Upcoming Diversity & Inclusion Events Heading link

Rosalba Hernandez, PhD Heading link

Associate Dean for Equity and Inclusion

845 S. Damen Ave., NURS 1106, MC 802, Chicago, Illinois 60612