We firmly believe that equity, diversity, and inclusion in the Tulane Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism fellowship program improves education, provides tremendous opportunities for community engagement, and creates better-trained physicians.
The Tulane School of Medicine's (TUSOM) Office of Graduate Medical Education ensures that all residents and fellows receive an accredited educational experience of the highest quality. As part of that responsibility, Endocrinology firmly believes that equity, diversity, and inclusion in our fellowship program improves education, provides tremendous opportunities for community engagement, and creates better-trained physicians.
We are a work in progress. Tulane doctors have been caring for the people of New Orleans and the surrounding areas since 1834. Our complex history is filled with examples when we have proudly served our community, and painful examples of when we have fallen short. We recommit to developing and growing a workforce that reflects the rich diversity of race, of gender, of religious belief, of national origin, of ethnicity, of age, of ability, and of sexual orientation found in the unique community and culture of New Orleans.
We seek to understand and invest resources into recruiting, supporting, and retaining a diverse physician workforce that includes members from groups that have been historically marginalized and underrepresented in medicine. In doing so, we understand the importance of providing a training environment intolerant of discrimination against any individual on the basis of race, gender, religious belief, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, gender, or sexual orientation. It is our goal that all fellows feel supported and mentored and are provided with equal access to opportunities for professional growth and advancement.