Message from our Assistant Dean for Student Belonging & Inclusivity
Welcome to our Belonging & Inclusivity page! We are elated to share our vision and
commitment to increasing diversity, inclusivity, and promoting equity. We are committed
to providing a supportive and inclusive environment in which all students are valued
in their pursuit of excellence. Thank you for visiting our page and we look forward
to hearing from you!
MCG seeks to enhance belonging & inclusivity in its learning environment and address
health care inequities in our communities by including members of the following groups
in our learning community:
Belonging & Inclusivity Definition:
Students: African American, Hispanic, and individuals from medically underserved areas/populations
Faculty and Senior Administrative Staff: African American, Hispanic, and individuals working in MUA/MUPs.
MCG will evaluate and revise, where needed, policies and approaches to achieve mission-appropriate
Belonging & Inclusivity outcomes.
The Medical College of Georgia, as identified in the 2015 strategic plan, seeks to
create a diverse, inclusive environment that supports faculty, students, residents,
Develop, implement and enhance practices and policies of belonging & inclusivity and
inclusivity that facilitate a culturally sensitive college and academic health center
Optimize belonging & inclusivity and cultural sensitivity by fostering community engagement
and partnerships focused on reducing factors associated with health care disparities.
Recruit, matriculate, and graduate an excellent, talented and diverse student body
to meet the needs of the communities we serve.
Grow health careers interest and academic pipeline programs in partnership with the
University System of Georgia and other Georgia colleges and universities to promote
health science interest and facilitate admissions and matriculation of students from