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Helen Barnes, MD, Diversity and Inclusion Award

The UMMC GWIMS Diversity & Inclusion Award's purpose is to acknowledge the contributions and accomplishments of a female faculty or non-faculty member who upholds the ideals of diversity and inclusion in academic healthcare education.

The candidate must exhibit evidence of:

  • Empowerment of others, regardless of race, nationality, gender or sexual orientation
  • Promotion of inclusion of minority and underrepresented faculty, non-faculty, trainee, and staff members at all levels of the UMMC organization


UMMC female faculty or non-faculty member of any school

To self-nominate or to nominate a well-deserving individual, please return the following required information:

  • Nominee's current curriculum vitae
  • Up to two (2) letters of recommendation are preferred, but not required

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