Health Sciences Diversity


Sat. Jul. 14, 2018 | 1:00-3:00pm
"Forget Me Not" is an award-winning stage play on Alzheimer's Disease and how it impacts a family. 
Fri. Jun. 15, 2018 | 5:30-6:30pm
General meeting for anyone interested in supporting gender equality in STEM. 
Mon. Apr. 16, 2018 | 2:00-4:00pm
The Legacy of the Black Medical Schools and Departments in the United States  
Tue. Apr. 3, 2018 | 4:00-6:00pm
Incognito is a solo performance, written and performed by Michael Fosberg.  One Man - Race, Diversity, Identity
Mon. Apr. 2, 2018 | 12:00-4:00pm
Please plan to attend the 2018 Health Disparities Poster Competition
Thu. Mar. 22, 2018 | 12:00-2:00pm
Open Door Project, Community Conversations Series
Wed. Feb. 28, 2018 | 4:00-6:00pm
Discussion about the African American experience at the University of Pittsburgh, told through the lens of the formation of the Black Action Society in 1968.  Panelists will share first-hand recollections.   
Fri. Feb. 16, 2018 | 6:00-6:00pm
Please join the University of Pittsburgh Student National Pharmaceutical, Medical & Dental Association's "Black History Cultural Showcase".  All proceeds will go to charity.  
Thu. Feb. 8, 2018 | 5:00-7:00pm
Screening of the documentary "Black Women In Medicine" followed by a panel discussion.  
Sat. Oct. 28, 2017 | 10:00-1:00pm
Meet faculty and students at one of the top schools in the US to study health professions!  Learn about our programs and the various career opportunities they offer. 
Wed. Oct. 18, 2017 | 1:00-2:00pm
The Thornburgh Family Lecture on Disability Law and Policy is sponsored by the Dick Thornburgh Forum for Law & Public Policy and co-sponsored by the University Honors College, the School of Law, and the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences with assistance from the Office of the Chancellor.  This lecture is free and open-to-the-public.  Registration is requested as seating is limited.  Refreshments will be available.   REGISTER HERE
Wed. Oct. 18, 2017 | 9:00-5:00pm
Science 2017 will feature the latest in scientific discovery and research, as well as a number of exciting events—symposium sessions, exhibits, poster sessions, a career development workshop, an innovation showcase, and more.  Visit Science 2017 online for updated information, registration and to download a printable schedule.
Thu. Oct. 12, 2017 | 12:00-1:00pm
In Recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month  
Sat. Oct. 7, 2017 | 8:00-3:00pm
Join us for the MWPs are MVPs-Pittsburgh conference coming up on October 7, 2017! Please help spread the word by disseminating within your women and diversity focused circles and beyond. This conference will feature a number of Pittsburgh women leaders and speakers, who will inspire and empower Minority and other Women Professionals from diverse backgrounds and professions, while also providing them with essential tools and skills to “survive and thrive” in their professions.
Fri. Oct. 6, 2017 | 11:00-2:00pm
The event will explore ways to approach conversations about race and to identify tangible actions to better encourage and accept diversity within communities as well as academic departments and institutions. 
Thu. Sep. 28, 2017 | 2:00-3:00pm
Alzheimer's Disease:  Engaging Families and Communities in Response to a Growing Health Crisis
Fri. Jul. 7, 2017 | 10:30-11:30am
Please join us for an exciting round table discussion with Mohammed Sa'ad.  Mohammed is breaking barriers in the blind community in Saudi Arabia as he aims to fight negative views of the disabled and introduce the blind to programs, technology, and skills that can help them live full lives. 
Sat. Apr. 15, 2017 | 8:00-4:00pm
Programming for undergraduates and high school students.
Fri. Apr. 14, 2017 | 5:00-9:00pm
Programming for undergraduates and high school students
Fri. Apr. 14, 2017 | 9:00-2:00pm
The National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity presents "Thriving In the Academy: Building Communities Of Inclusion, Support, and Accountability For Under-Represented Faculty Members".  This workshop will address the unique concerns of under-represented faculty members at the University of Pittsburgh. 
Sat. Apr. 8, 2017 | 10:00-12:00pm
School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences Spring Open House
Mon. Apr. 3, 2017 | 12:00-4:00pm
2017 Health Sciences "Health Disparities Poster Competition", Monday, April 3, 2017 from 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wed. Mar. 22, 2017 | 12:00-1:00pm
Health Sciences Diversity exists to foster an inclusive environment for students, trainees, and faculty within the health professions schools. Its mission also includes increasing the number of well-trained professionals who reflect different cultures, ethnicities, socio-economic backgrounds, abilities, genders, religious affiliations, gender identities and expressions, and sexual orientations.  
Wed. Mar. 15, 2017 | 2:30-5:30pm
Movie presentation, Q & A and Workshop "I'm Not Racist...Am I?"  This is an Open Door Project. 
Thu. Feb. 23, 2017 | 5:00-7:00pm
The Office of Diversity and Inclusion is excited to announce the LGBTQIA + Affinity Group for university professional staff and faculty.  A mixer is planned that staff and faculty are invited to attend. 
Wed. Feb. 15, 2017 | 11:30-1:30pm
Keynote speaker and panel discussion.  Sponsored by Pitt Alumni Association, CUE (Center for Urban Education) and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion
Thu. Feb. 9, 2017 | 5:30-8:00pm
Chancellor Patrick Gallagher invites you and a guest to the K. Leroy Irvis Black History Month Program at the University of Pittsburgh.   
Mon. Jan. 30, 2017 | 2:00-3:00pm
First spring networking meeting of the Interdisciplinary Latino Research Initiative (ILRI)
Thu. Jan. 26, 2017 | 10:00-11:15am
Achieving Equity and Successfully Eliminating Racial/Ethnic Disparities in the Health and Health Care of Children seminar
Wed. Jan. 25, 2017 | 5:00-8:00pm
Under Represented Minorities student, faculty and staff mixer. 
Wed. Dec. 14, 2016 | 12:00-1:00pm
Panel discussion with distinguished guests and Q & A on the intersection of Faith and Health. 
Fri. Dec. 9, 2016 | 6:00-8:00pm
Pride Health social event with CMU-Pitt Katz Alliance Outreach
Tue. Nov. 29, 2016 | 10:00-9:00pm
Various events around Pittsburgh and surrounding communities commemorating World Aids Day.   
Sun. Oct. 30, 2016 | 4:00-6:00pm
Seven short films totaling 70 minutes highlight diverse themes across the ability spectrum.
Wed. Oct. 26, 2016 | 7:00-9:00pm
ReelAbilities Film Festival:  Bottom Dollars Pittsburgh Premiere Director: Jordan Melograna  
Tue. Oct. 25, 2016 | 7:00-9:00pm
Film:  Gabe Director: Luke Terrell  
Thu. Oct. 20, 2016 | 8:30-4:30pm
This conference will explore the concept of health equity and the relevance of cultural competence within healthcare,   
Wed. Oct. 19, 2016 | 6:30-8:00pm
Acclaimed Harvard Sociologist Explores Segregation, Unemployment, and Discrimination
Mon. Oct. 10, 2016 | 6:00-7:30pm
PrEp Dinner/Lecture with guest speaker W. David Hardy, MD, Senior Director of Evidence-Based Practices at Whitman-Walker Health in Washington, DC and Adjunct Professor Medicine appointment at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD.  "Lessons Learned: PrEP in Clinical Practice"
Thu. Oct. 6, 2016 | 12:00-12:00pm
University of Pittsburgh Department of Theatre Arts presents its first play for the Year of Diversity, "Intimate Apparel" by Lynn Nottage. Show dates October 6-16. 
Wed. Oct. 5, 2016 | 10:00-11:00am
Officially established in September 2015, the Sexual and Gender Minority Research Office coordinates sexual and gender minority--related research and activities by working directly with the NIH Institutes, Centers, and Offices.
Thu. Sep. 29, 2016 | 2:30-5:00pm
You are invited to join us on Thursday, September 29, 2016, for a stakeholder meeting to discuss LGBTQA health in Pittsburgh, Southwest PA, and across the Commonwealth.  Space is limited, please RSVP by September 22 to  Please put "Southwest PA stakeholder meeting" in the subject line for your RSVP. 
Wed. Sep. 28, 2016 | 5:30-8:00pm
Equipoise is hosting a Presidential Election panel discussion.  The program is being presented in conjunction with the University of Pittsburgh Year of Diversity.
Wed. Sep. 28, 2016 | 5:00-8:00pm
Join underrepresented minority student organizations in the health sciences for Happy Hour at Wyndham Hotel Bridges Lounge!  
Wed. Sep. 28, 2016 | 4:00-5:30pm
Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month.  Guest speaker is Gysella Muniz Pujalt, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of UPMC
Sat. Sep. 17, 2016 | 8:30-5:30pm
This conference will educate medical and behavioral health professionals on Transgender-related issues.
Fri. Sep. 16, 2016 | 3:00-4:00pm
Understanding Our Students, a series exploring the rich diversity of our student population.  This unique series features a Pitt faculty facilitator and a panel of students to discuss perspectives of specific student populations. 
Sun. Sep. 11, 2016 | 8:00-10:00am
Run, Walk, Eat Donuts.  Now is the time to get registered for Donut Dash 2016.  Registration is open and we'd love to see you there.  A benefit for PERSAD Center's services to the LGBTQ community and people living with HIV.  Presented by PNC
Thu. Sep. 8, 2016 | 6:00-8:00pm
SAVE THE DATE for the PRIDE HEALTH WELCOME EVENT for new Medical and Health Sciences students, as well as residents and fellows who are now members of PRIDE Health.
Fri. Sep. 2, 2016 | 1:00-2:00pm
Monthly Journal Club meeting to facilitate dialogue about health equity among faculty, students, staff and community members. 
Fri. Sep. 2, 2016 | 8:00-7:00pm
The University of Pittsburgh will host an exhibit to showcase the U. S. Army's medical expertise and PITT researchers' cutting-edge work in rehabilitation technology for wounded service members. 

University of Pittsburgh Year of Healthy U

This year Pitt is studying, recognizing, and appreciating practices that promote good health, showing how a cross disciplinary understanding of health can lead to better lives. The Year of Healthy U will advance our understanding of health in all its forms and renew our commitment to fostering a healthy community.