The fifth annual presentation of The Pillars, institutional awards that honor individuals who have made meaningful contributions that broaden diversity and promote a climate of inclusion in the UMMC commUNITY and beyond.
Nominations open Monday, Nov. 10, 2021 and close Friday, Dec. 10, 2021. Click here for a nomination form, full descriptions of the awards categories and eligibility requirements. Click here for examples of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) initiatives and strategies.
This year, activities and initiatives that were performed in the interest of treating patients, supporting essential employees, advancing research, or addressing social determinants of health due to the COVID-19 pandemic will be given special consideration.
An honoree will be selected from the following categories:
Honorees will be recognized at a virtual awards presentation event Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022. All UMMC faculty, students, and employees are invited to attend. For more information, email Mandy Scott, director of Diversity Assessment and Programs, or call (601) 815-7857.