Diversity Statements

Celebrating the strength in diversity

The Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry recognizes the importance of diversity, equity and inclusion at all levels: Employment, medical education and delivery of care to our patients.

Endorsing diversity and desire for equitable opportunities are core values guiding us in our daily mission, decision making, and result in advancement and improved outcomes.

The Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry's employment policies comply with the Government of Canada's Employment Equity Act, the Province of Alberta's Human Rights Act and Employment Standards, and the University of Alberta's Discrimination, Harassment and Duty to Accommodate Policy.



New employment equity statement approved by the Board Of Governors on Dec 16, 2016:

The University of Alberta is committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. We encourage women; First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression; and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas and the University to apply.