MCG Diversity Statement & Goals

DIVERSITY STATEMENT:

MCG seeks to enhance diversity in its learning environment and address health care inequities in our communities by including members of the following groups in our learning community:

DIVERSITY DEFINITIONS:

Students:  African American, Hispanic, and individuals from medically underserved areas/populations (MUA/MUP).

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 diversity 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, and staff.

Goals:

  • Develop, implement and enhance practices and policies of diversity and inclusivity that facilitate a culturally sensitive college and academic health center environment.
  • Optimize diversity 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 under-represented populations.

Diversity & Inclusion at Augusta University