Pathobiology DEIC Terms

Operating Definitions:

Diversity: A community composed of individuals with wide-ranging backgrounds with regard to their identity, including but not limited to gender, race, ethnicity, ability, sexual orientation, nationality, socioeconomic status and/or religion.

Equity: Successfully creating structures and systems that disrupt existing and potential barriers that may disproportionately impact historically marginalized groups to ensure that all members of a community can thrive.

Inclusion: Community members, representing a full spectrum of identities, have a shared sense of belonging and feel welcomed, involved, empowered and valued.