Years of Diversity Programming
Medical College Faculty Members are Female
International Students Enrolled in PhD Programs
Medical College Faculty Members are URiM
Joy D. Howell
Joy D. Howell, M.D., FAAP, FCCM
  • Assistant Dean, Diversity and Student Life
  • Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
"Medical education is a public good and we have a responsibility to cultivate a diverse physician workforce that will deliver outstanding, culturally sensitive care to every segment of our society "


Dr. Dakotah Lane, M.D. '13, and Dr. Cristina Toledo-Cornell, M.D. '13, have spent the pandemic partnering to reduce the toll of COVID-19 in one Native American tribal community, their efforts helping to minimize hospitalization and death and encourage high vaccination rates among the... Read More

Student Diversity

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"At WCM, I use the arts and humanities as a platform for promoting health equity. I’ve been lucky to find fabulous collaborators, mentors, and allies in this work. "
Rachel H. Kowalsky, MD, MPH, FACEP, FAAP
Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine & Clinical Pediatrics