Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

MSA Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee

Mission and Values

Diversity is central to the mission of the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health in meeting the health needs of the people of Wisconsin and beyond through excellence in education, research, patient care and service. We strive to become a unified body of people demonstrating consciousness of equity, justice, and beneficence to our colleagues, patients, and all.

Our Promise

We uphold our promise of:


We coordinate and collaborate with the following organizations ensuring all voices are represented:

Strategies and Ongoing Projects

We would like to highlight the projects we are currently sponsoring:

Student Representatives

Medical Student for Minority Concerns

Who we are

Medical Students for Minority Concerns (MSMC) is dedicated to introducing medical students to the experiences of physicians and patients from minority backgrounds, advocating for the concerns of minority students to promote a more inclusive environment in the medical school, and providing opportunities for medical students to learn more about the challenges faced by minority populations in Madison.

Affiliated Organizations

Housed within MSMC are the following organizations:

Activities and Projects

MSMC additionally coordinates admission and recruitment activities, such as interview day breakfasts and Extended Second Look weekend for admitted students and outreach events for high school students and undergraduates to connect community members across the state of Wisconsin to UWSMPH.

Student Representatives

Health Equity Activation Team (HEAT)

Who we are

Our role is to create and implement a health equity lens for the ForWard curriculum. The HEAT is responsible for evaluating the curriculum from a health equity perspective, then work with Block Leaders and administration to ensure health equity is represented appropriately in the curriculum and learning environment. 

Student Representatives

Feedback and Concern

Curricular and Student Body

If you have any feedback about the general student body or the curriculum please fill out the form below:

Mistreatment and Discrimination

Here and UW-SMPH and MSA we do not advocate and tolerate any discrimination of any from as well as any mistreatment from student and faculty alike.

If you have concerns regarding discrimination or mistreatment please fill the form out below: