The Department of Surgery at the University of Michigan will ensure our climate allows all individuals an equal and inclusive opportunity to achieve excellence, increasing the scope of academic potential throughout the department. Our vision is to expand the Department of Surgery at Michigan Medicine with faculty members from diverse backgrounds who demonstrate talent and achievement in the core areas of clinical care, research, innovation, leadership, and education.
We are committed to recruit and maintain a vibrant Department of Surgery faculty by the establishment of standardized and inclusive recruitment practices and to create recruitment procedures ensuring all individuals across differences in race, ethnicity, gender, age, religion, and sexual orientation have full opportunity to advance in our Department. Our efforts include:
- Implementing standard policy for search and recruitment procedures
- Utilizing data collection and analysis to measure success
- Partnering with focused academic groups
- Developing a robust pipeline