Educate Yourself

Diversity and Inclusion Task Force

The PSGIDP program has launched a Diversity and Inclusion Task Force to bring together Physiological Sciences students and faculty to discuss ways to improve our community to become more authentically inclusive. Interested in being part of the Diversity & Inclusion Task Force? Contact us.

Diversity-related trainings

Below are various trainings available related to diversity and inclusion. Please review the websites for further information on training and scheduling. 

College of Medicine - Tucson Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Trainings

COM-T is committed to creating an environment of inclusive excellence. One major step in achieving this goal is improving our learning environment to recruit, develop, and retain a diverse and inclusive pool of faculty, fellows, residents, students and staff. With that goal in mind, the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion facilitates a series of trainings promoting the value of diversity, equity and inclusion.

Bystander Intervention Trainings

Hollaback! teaches bystander intervention using our proven 5D’s methodology: Distract, Delegate, Document, Delay, and Direct. Exit polls show that 98% of people we train leave confident they will intervene next time they witness disrespect or harassment.     

Inclusive and Accessible Design Presentation Series        

You can find presentations related to 1) Planning events for everyone 2) Creating content for everyone and 3) Designing Marketing for everyone.  In all sessions, you will learn about principles of inclusive and accessible designs to events, content, and marketing.  IT Accessibility Tutorials and Resources.      

Preventing Discrimination and Harassment Training     

Through a series of engaging scenarios and activities, you will learn important principles and develop skills to enhance your working and educational relationships.  Harassment Prevention online training is inclusive of Discrimination & Harassment and Title IX content. The training is available for all institution employees inclusive of Faculty, Staff, Designated Campus Colleagues and Student Employees.    

Safe Zone  Training       

Safe Zone is a campus-wide training program committed to making The University of Arizona a safer, more welcoming, and inclusive environment for members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) community. The intention of the program is to shift campus climate through education. All PSGIDP students working as Physiology Teaching Assistants will participate in Safe ZONE training via COM-T as part of their TA orientation.      


The College of Medicine - Tucson Office of Diversity and Inclusion has created a collection of resources so we may all educate ourselves to make our lives and laboratories more inclusive.

Using the Land Acknowledgement Statement 

Please use this statement where appropriate, which may include University websites, printed materials, and at events.

We respectfully acknowledge the University of Arizona is on the land and territories of Indigenous peoples. Today, Arizona is home to 22 federally recognized tribes, with Tucson being home to the O’odham and the Yaqui. Committed to diversity and inclusion, the University strives to build sustainable relationships with sovereign Native Nations and Indigenous communities through education offerings, partnerships, and community service.

Please use the land acknowledgement in its entirety only. If space does not permit the full statement, please link to it in this format: The University of Arizona Land Acknowledgement.


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