In the Department of Emergency Medicine, we believe that diversity will power change. Our vision is to change the world with emergency care excellence. To do this, we will enhance and foster a learning community and a mentoring culture that is committed
to diversity and inclusive excellence.
We need to engage everyone to transform health care and improve human health: to collaborate, discover, and innovate; to accelerate and lead; and to improve and transform care, health, and well-being. Our learning community empowers diverse, multidisciplinary individuals and teams to work together towards these goals. Diverse perspectives, experiences, and expertise are both a value and a mission. We are committed to an equitable and inclusive environment where everyone has cultural safety to be authentic, belong, and thrive.
At the Department of Emergency Medicine, we believe that:
We welcome you to join us as we discover, develop and disseminate from the Front Line!
The University of Colorado School of Medicine is located at the Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora Colorado, just east of downtown Denver. CU Anschutz is the largest academic health center in the Rocky Mountain Region, including a major medical hub for the University of Colorado Hospital and UCHealth system; Colorado Children’s Hospital; and the Veteran Affairs Hospital. CU Anschutz campus was developed on the former Fitzsimons Medical Army Base.
Our academic health center includes six schools and colleges—Medicine, Public Health, Nursing, Pharmacy, Dental Medicine, and Graduate Education—that rank among the Best Rated in the U.S. News and World Report. We are committed to transforming structures in education, science, and medicine in such that we ensure diversity, equity, inclusion, and health equity.
Together, the University of Colorado Denver and the CU Anschutz Medical Campus are designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI), Minority Serving Institution (MSI), and Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI). We are taking concrete steps to transform our campus and institutions into models for diversity and inclusive excellence so that we can harness all talents towards our missions.
University of Colorado Denver Chancellor Michelle Marks announced the appointment of Antonio Farias as Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) following the completion of a national search for this important Cabinet-level position.
Farias, a longtime educator, brings more than 20 years of strong and varied experience educating and elevating underrepresented students and advising academic and military leaders on DEI best practices.
Read more at UC Denver News >>>
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The Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee is passionately dedicated to promoting health equity and cultural competency within DHREM and the Denver community. This is accomplished through community partnerships and initiatives within the residency.
Diversity Pilot Grants (coming soon)
This national award from the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Academy (SAEM) for Women in Academic Emergency Medicine (AWAEM) goes to the Emergency Medicine (EM)Department that has shown support of women in academic EM through organizational initiatives that address the recruitment, development and advancement of all women as well as promoting gender equality, diversity, opportunity and inclusion. To win this award, the University of Colorado showed evidence for: