GME Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

We aspire to create a health care community where all members are respected, valued and heard. Together we strive to maintain a working and learning environment that is inclusive and equitable.


To help create a health care delivery system that is inclusive, diverse, equitable, and committed to a world without health care disparities.


Through education, collaboration, and recruitment we are building a diverse and inclusive health care community in an environment committed to equity, well-being, sustainable culture change and safety .

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Nonfiction Books

Algorithms of Oppression: How Search Engines Reinforce Racism by Safiya Umoja Noble

Being Mortal by Atul Gawande

Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates

Black Man in a White Coat: A Doctor’s Reflections on Race and Medicine by Damon Tweedy M.D.

Black on Both Sides: A Racial History of Trans Identity by C. Riley Snorton

Caste by Isabel Wilkerson

Coolie Woman by Gaiutra Bahadur

Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower by Dr. Brittney Cooper

Fun Home

Are You My Mother? By Alison Bechdel

Global Health Ethics: Key Issues (2015) from the World Health Organization:

How To Be An Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

In the Country We Love: My Family Divided by Diane Guerrero with Michelle Burford

King Leopold’s Ghost by Adam Hochschild

Medical Apartheid by Harriet A. Washington

My Own Country by Abraham Verghese, MD

The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander

Seeing Patients: Unconscious Bias in Healthcare by Augustus A. White III, MD

Toxic Silence: Race, Black Gender Identity, and Addressing the Violence against Black Transgender Women in Houston  by William T. Hoston

Unforgetting: A Memoir of Family, Migration, Gangs, and Revolution in the Americas  by Roberto Lovato

Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? By Beverly Daniel Tatum, PhD

The Wretched of the Earth  by Frantz Fanon

The World According to Fannie Davis by Bridgett M. Davis

Fiction and Poetry

Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Citizen: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine

The curious Incident of the dog in the nighttime by Mark Haddon

Deacon King Kong by James McBride

Homeland Elegies by Ayad Akhtar

The Old Drift by Namwali Serpell

Ordinary Girls by Jaquira Díaz

The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo

The Shadow King by Maaza Mengiste

A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki

This Mournable Body by Tsitsi Dangarembga

The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead

The Undocumented Americans by Karla Cornejo Villavicencio

An Unnecessary Woman by Rabih Alameddine

Electronic Resources


  • Includes the world’s best dark skin atlas and most equitable image collection of disease presentations in people of all skin colors.
  • Full Clinical Content and Image Library
  • More than 400 Patient Handouts in English and Spanish
  • Mobile Device Access (iOS and Android Devices)


Black in Latin America by Henry Louis Gates

“Black Men in White Coats,”

“Fire & Flood: Queer Resilience in the era of Climate Change,”

Freedom Riders by Stanley Nelson

“Picture a Scientist,”

Race the Power of an Illusion | California Newsreel

Tribal Justice by Anne Makepeace


Talking About Race,” from the National Museum of African American History

Resources for Race, Equity, and Inclusion by We Need Diverse Books (This is an organization that has long advocated for diverse writers, publishers, and bookstores)

“Asset Based Community Development”, Sustaining Community (This is a nice discussion, with an emphasis on the glass being half-full: “What is the essence of our community that makes it unique and strong?)

Anti-racism resources for white people – Google Docs

Hollaback, an organization that trains people, groups, and organizations to prevent harassment, intervene in safe ways, and support those on the receiving end of harassment.