At the University of Colorado Family Medicine Residency, in addition to believing in the values and importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion, we know that is not enough to address the effects of oppression and racism faced by our colleagues, patients, and community. Though we have been on this journey for a few years, we have redoubled our efforts in striving to be an anti-racist organization. We are looking at ourselves, training our residents and faculty, and advocating with/on behalf of our community.
Here are a few of the tangible steps we have taken in the past couple of years:
Invited experts to do workshops and trainings on oppression and anti-racism;