Diversity + Inclusion Advisory Council

The Diversity + Inclusion Advisory Council is responsible for providing strategic direction towards building and sustaining a thriving, equitable, and inclusive culture that values racial equity, diversity, and inclusion at all levels of leadership, as well as providing clear frameworks, benchmarks, dynamic strategies, and implementation plans that promote the vitality of BUMG faculty, particularly marginalized groups. The Council provides strategic direction for BUMG towards developing an institutional culture that recognizes and values diversity as a driver of innovation, well-being, and effective practice for all BUMG faculty. Click here to learn more about BUMG’s racial equity champions.

Cassandra Pierre, MD, MSc
Council Chair

Tejumola Adegoke | OBGYN Angelique Harris | BUSM
Inez Alexander | BU Samantha Kaplan | OBGYN
Chris Andry | Pathology + Lab Medicine Shamaila Khan | Psychiatry
Juanita Belton | Gastroenterology Aviva Lee-Parritz | BUMG
Emelia Benjamin | Faculty Development Jean Liew | Rheumatology
Vonzella Bryant | Emergency Medicine Makaila Manukyan | BUMG
Sheila Chapman | General Internal Medicine Sabrina Sanchez | Surgery
Avik Chatterjee | General Internal Medicine Courtney Simmons | Anesthesiology
Michael Fischer | General Internal Medicine Carl Streed | General Internal Medicine
Alexis Gallardo Foreman | Pulmonary Suki Tepperberg | Family Medicine

Clinical faculty of color gathering on June 28, 2022