The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus has been designated an Age-Friendly University for its leadership in research, education and care for older adults. The recognition is part of an international effort endorsed by the Academy for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE) to create more programs, policies and opportunities for an aging population.
CU Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is recognized as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, an important recognition of CU Anschutz's commitment to educating a diverse student body of future leaders in medicine and health.
Throughout the month of September, in recognition of the American Medical Association’s (AMA) Women in Medicine Month, CU Anschutz News is recognizing a few of the extraordinary women who work in all aspects of the medical field on this campus. They share the significance of being a woman in medicine and the challenges of fulfilling their numerous roles during a worldwide pandemic. Brigadier General Kathleen Flarity is highlighted in the launch of the series.
The University of Colorado System Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) invites you to a “Fireside Chat: Unpacking Bias, Navigating Conflict and the Art of Being Goodish,” at 1:30 p.m. Aug. 3.
On July 13, the University of Colorado Board of Regents heard from campus representatives about initiatives and progress related to the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) pillar of the systemwide strategic plan.
The young Black woman doctor came to Denver eager to practice medicine in 1902, but authorities refused to recognize Dr. Justina Ford or give her privileges at the city’s hospital.
When Dr. Jacqueline Ward-Gaines thinks about Ford, she is absolutely awestruck.
Ward-Gaines is the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Educational Lead at the University of Colorado Department of Emergency Medicine. She says the health disparities between Black and White Americans are rooted in centuries of racism.