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July 31, 2018

NIH’s Chief Officer for Scientific Workforce Diversity Visits Mayo

By Sumedha G. Penheiter

Dr. Hannah A. Valantine, the NIH Chief Officer for Scientific Workforce Diversity, presented NIH’s Scien-tific Approach to Achieving Inclusive Excellence at the Elizabeth Blackwell Mayo Medical Grand Rounds on Wednesday July 11, 2018. Additionally, she introduced a new Scientific Workforce Diversity Toolkit, designed to (1) ad-vance scholarship of the science of diversity and inclusion, (2) use a data-driven, scientific approach to understand the drivers and outcomes of inclusive excellence, (3) study and mitigate the role of sociocul-tural factors in recruitment, retention, and career advancement, and (4) sustain future workforce inclu-sive excellence. Dr. Valantine will be leading a Diversity Toolkit Training Webinar on Monday, July 30, 2018 from 12:30pm-1:30pm (CDT).

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