Geisel School of Medicine Inclusivity Statement

Geisel School of Medicine is committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive learning environment. We strive to provide an environment where everyone is treated with respect, dignity and equitable opportunities to participate, contribute, and succeed.

At the Geisel School of Medicine, the dimensions of diversity that we bring to our institution are a resource, strength, and benefit. These dimensions include:

  • Sex
  • Race
  • Age
  • National origin
  • Ethnicity
  • Gender identity and expression
  • Ability/ability status
  • Intellectual and physical ability
  • Sexual orientation
  • Income
  • Faith and non-faith perspectives
  • Socio-economic status
  • Political ideology
  • Education
  • Primary language
  • Family status
  • Military experience
  • Cognitive style
  • Communication style
  • And other diverse identities

The intersection of these experiences and characteristics is valued in our community.

Your success at the Geisel School of Medicine and beyond is enhanced by the innovation and creativity of thought that inclusivity facilitates. The success of an inclusive learning environment relies on the participation, support, and understanding of you and your peers.

We encourage you to speak up and share your views with the understanding that you are doing so in a learning environment in which all are expected to engage with compassion and respect. We are committed to upholding the dignity of all, and to working together to build a welcoming community that is anti-racist, diverse, and equitable, grounded on inclusion, and committed to social justice.

View the Geisel School of Medicine Learning Environment Policy