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Diversity Commitment

The University of Mississippi Medical Center offers equal opportunity in all its programs and services regardless of race, sex, color, religion, marital status, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or veterans’ status.

Mississippi's population is culturally diverse. Most Mississippians trace their own ancestral roots to the British Isles, the continent of Europe, or the continent of Africa. The state also has many citizens of American Indian, Asian or Pacific Island, and Hispanic descent. In policy and practice, the institution encourages and actively recruits applicants from all segments of the state's population.

The Medical Center is committed to maintaining an educational environment that fosters respect for and sensitivity to individual differences; promotes personal and professional development, and gives all the opportunity to succeed, regardless of ethnicity, gender, or socioeconomic status.