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Office of Inclusion & Diversity at Yale SOM

The Office of Inclusion and Diversity (OID) is the centralized hub for advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at SOM. Our team’s mission is to empower members of our community, individually and collectively, to celebrate diversity, foster inclusionary practices, and be intentional and impactful in interactions with one another. The Office of Inclusion and Diversity offers opportunities for awareness, reflection, and action as we progress on this journey. 

Meet the OID team at Yale SOM.

“Through programming, resources, and community engagement, OID supports students, faculty, and staff in their commitment to embrace difference and lead with inclusion.” 
—Kristen M. Beyers, Assistant Dean of Inclusion and Diversity.

Kristen Beyers portrait

Our Work

An integral part of the Office of Inclusion and Diversity is to empower SOM’s community to uphold inclusionary practices that are intentional and impactful. Our approach strengthens individual capacity and community bonds to advance our mission through awareness, reflection, and actions.