Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Statement

The University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine Office of Graduate Medical Education values diversity and its essential role in achieving the educational, scholarship, and service missions of the school. Therefore, the medical school is committed to both recruitment and retention of students, residents, faculty, and staff who, through their diversity, enrich the learning environment and promote inclusive excellence. We believe every person has equal dignity and worth. We believe that it is our responsibility to actively seek individuals with a great breadth of experiences and beliefs in our learning community.