Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

School of Dental Medicine Students.

At the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine, we embrace diversity and strive to foster an inclusive and welcoming environment where our students, faculty, and staff of all backgrounds and identities feel empowered to achieve their greatest potential. Through policies and programs, training and curriculum, and resources and investments, we are enhancing the recruitment and retention of all students, faculty, and staff, with a focus on historically underrepresented minorities, cultivating an environment of inclusive excellence, and monitoring and evaluating our programs so that our clinicians are equipped to meet and address the oral healthcare needs and inequities in our communities.

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  • 8/30/21
    Guiding our work is a leadership team comprised of faculty, staff, students, and community members who are committed to the School of Dental Medicine's mission to foster an inclusive and welcoming environment, where our students, faculty, staff, and patients of all backgrounds can achieve their greatest potential.
  • 9/7/21
    Future dentists must be prepared to meet oral healthcare needs of our increasingly diverse communities. Through a pipeline program, outreach programs, events, trainings, and curriculum, we are creating innovative programming that will ensure the diverse needs of all our patients - at UB and in the community - can be met.
  • 9/23/21
    At the University at Buffalo and the School of Dental Medicine, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and welcoming environment. We are guided by evidence-based practices and policies - resources we use in our commitment to inclusive excellence in research and education. 
  • 8/26/21
    The School of Dental Medicine does not tolerate harassment, discrimination or mistreatment in any form. If you are a student who has experienced or witnessed unprofessional or inappropriate behavior, intolerance, or illegal discrimination, we recommend you follow the outlined guidelines below to ensure a safe and inclusive environment for everyone.

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