Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Department of Surgery Diversity Statement - Our Commitment - The Department of Surgery strives to dismantle systemic racism, eliminate healthcare disparities, and promote health equity in our work. Racism and intolerance have no place in our community. We celebrate our multitude of intersecting identities and commit to the ongoing effort of creating an inclusive and supportive workplace climate.

Learn more about the important work our faculty, staff, and trainees are accomplishing to ensure diversity, equity, and inclusion within the Department of Surgery.


Diversity Council

Anti-Racism Workgroup

Women's Council

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Douglas E. Wood Fellowship for Diversity in Surgical Education and Leadership

West Coast Surgery Collaborative Visiting Professor Program

Seattle Children’s Visiting Elective Program in Pediatric Surgery for Underrepresented in Medicine Students

Carlos A. Pellegrini Diversity Visiting Student Internships Program