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Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

Mission Statement

To promote diversity among faculty, staff, and trainees within the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery through education, mentorship, advocacy, and outreach in accordance with the UC San Diego Principles of Community.


Our vision is to cultivate an inclusive, supportive, and creative environment to meet the needs of faculty, staff, trainees, and patients in academic Orthopaedic Surgery.


Our work will be guided and informed by our beliefs and commitments to:

  1. Inclusiveness
  2. Collaboration
  3. Equity
  4. Outreach
  5. Proactive engagement in Diversity
  6. Mentorship and Professional Growth

Our commitment to diversity represents recognition that each individual is unique. Our definition of diversity includes, but is not limited to, differences in race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, heritage, age, physical ability, religious belief, political or ideological belief, or intellectual perspective.

Meet our EDI Committee

Our committee is comprised of faculty, residents, advanced practice providers, and staff.

Meet our Team

EDI Resources

The EDI is committed to providing resources relevant to our mission.

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Awards and Opportunities

The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery provides support for UCSD trainees across the academic pipeline.

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