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Department of Medicine

Department of Medicine

   Internal Medicine Residency Program

Life Changing Residency




Diversity and Inclusion Committee

Our Charge

The committee's main charge is to foster an environment of acceptance and celebration of diversity, and to recruit and support trainees of diverse backgrounds and experiences. Focus includes life in Pittsburgh, networking, mentorship and professional support.

The committee is chaired by Dr. Alda Maria Gonzaga (please email if you have any questions!). Our members include residents and fellows from all levels of training, and attending physicians from multiple divisions within the Department of Medicine. Other local organizations which complement our charge include:

Health Sciences Diversity at the University of Pittsburgh

Minority Housestaff Association of UPMC

Pride Health

Vibrant Pittsburgh

2016-2017 is the Year of Diversity at the University of Pittsburgh!

Career Education and Enhancement for Health Care Research Diversity (CEED) program

UPMC Center for Engagement and Inclusion

Plus our residents also have the opportunity to mentor medical students through our relationships with the University of Pittsburgh's chapters of SNMA and LMSA.