ICOM is committed to fostering a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion that promotes and sustains an affirming educational environment where opportunities for collaboration and innovation can succeed for all of its members. We support and encourage open inquiry, inquisitiveness, and mutual respect where everyone interacting within our community is treated with courtesy, respect, and dignity. We are resolved to cultivating an academic environment and osteopathic physician workforce that is prepared to meet the diverse healthcare needs of all those living in our mission states and beyond.

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The American Association of Medical Colleges leads and serves the academic medicine community to improve the health of people everywhere. The AAMC is a not-for-profit association dedicated to transforming health through medical education, health care, medical research, and community collaborations.


The American Osteopathic Association is the representative member organization for the more than 178,000 osteopathic medical doctors and osteopathic medical students in the United States.


The American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine leads and advocates for the osteopathic medical education community to improve the health of the public. AACOM was founded in 1898 to lend support and assistance to the nation’s osteopathic medical schools, and to serve as a unifying voice for osteopathic medical education.

Learning for Justice

Learning for Justice seeks to uphold the mission of the Southern Poverty Law Center: to be a catalyst for racial justice in the South and beyond, working in partnership with communities to dismantle white supremacy, strengthen intersectional movements and advance the human rights of all people.

Microaggressions in Everyday Life

Dr. Derald Wing Sue is a Professor of Psychology and Education at Teachers College at Columbia University. Dr. Sue is heavily involved in research related to microaggressions and microinterventions.

National LGBTQIA+ Health Education Center

The National LGBTQIA+ Health Education Center specializes in providing national training and technical assistance (T/TA) to health centers in order to optimize access to quality health care for LGBTQIA+ populations.

Understanding Microaggressions in Health Professions Learning Environments

Dr. Piri Ackerman-Barger, a professor at the UC Davis Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing shares research on microaggressions in health professions schools. This project studied the ways in which microaggressions affect the university’s students and schools of learning.

Think Cultural Health Resources

Think Cultural Health is dedicated to advancing health equity at every point of contact. Their website features information, continuing education opportunities, resources, and more for health and health care professionals to learn about culturally and linguistically appropriate services.