Take a stand for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at COM by becoming a Diversity Champion!


Why Should You Become a UCF COM Diversity Champion?

Be a Change Agent

Do your part to embrace, enhance, and promote the culture of diversity and inclusion in the UCF COM and medical field.

Leadership Development

Access to in-depth and engaging DEI professional development opportunities.

Professional Skills

Enhance and refine your professional credentials and receive a certificate of completion and college-wide recognition (virtual badge, pin, and website feature).

Career Fulfillment

Develop interpersonal relationships and gain a better understanding of your colleagues, patients, and students that will enhance the quality of your work and relationships with others. 


How can you become a 2021-2022 COM Diversity Champion?

  1. Attend and participate in a minimum of 3 COM diversity events and/or initiatives (trainings, workshops, celebrations, groups, forums, etc.) within the 2021-2022 academic year. See ODEI Calendar for upcoming opportunities.
  2. Engage in 2 external opportunities that contribute to diverse, inclusive, and equitable environments at UCF COM and in the broader community within the 2021-2022 academic year. See ODEI Resources and Outreach Opportunities for possible ideas and activities.
  3. Provide a short presentation or written reflection on your learning gains.
  4. Complete and submit the COM Diversity Champion application.

2020-2021 Diversity Champions

Diversity Champions: Building a More Inclusive COM-unity

“A champion isn’t made of muscle; a champion is made of heart.”
-Liang Chos

Laura Patterson
Dreamer and Doer