As the semester winds down, work at the School of Nursing towards goals set in the 2016-2021 Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Strategic Plan is ramping up. The Implementation Committee, led by Senior Diversity Director Dr. Rushika Patel, has focused on three areas for intense work. These areas are: training and events; inventory and mapping of resources; and tracking and accessibility of relevant data. School-wide effort The committee does not work alone, however.
As daffodils are springing up from the ground a month earlier than usual in Ann Arbor, Sue Anne Bell, Ph.D., clinical faculty member at University of Michigan School of Nursing (UMSN) and National Clinical Scholar at the Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation (IHPI), is leading the School of Nursing’s Climate Change and Health Seminar Series with the goal of establishing an interdisciplinary program of research addressing the health effects of a changing climate. “My hope is that the seminar calls attentio