Department of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Updates

ACGME Chief DEI Officer William A. McDade, MD, PhD in the film 'Black Men in White Coats'
The ACGME Diversity and Inclusion Award is now the Barbara Ross-Lee, DO Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Award in honor of Dr. Ross-Lee’s illustrious career, contributions to graduate medical education (GME), and expertise on health policy.


Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officers Forum

This forum is open to anyone serving in this role. Monthly calls are held on the second Wednesday of each month unless otherwise indicated, at 5:00-6:00 p.m. Central. The next calls will be held:

  • January 12, 2022
  • February 9, 2022
  • March 9, 2022
  • April 13, 2022
  • May 11, 2022
  • June 8, 2022
  • July 13, 2022
  • August 10, 2022
  • September 14, 2022
  • October 12, 2022
  • November 9, 2022

To sign up, email

Award Information


The ACGME Barbara-Ross Lee DO Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Award nominations are now closed for the 2023 awards cycle.

Contact Us:

Morgan Passiment
Program Director, Diversity Initiatives

Patrick Guthrie
Program Coordinator, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Allison Simpson
DEI Communications Liaison