The diversity effect

Core values shape a department

The Department of Surgery is building a more diverse workforce — and a stronger, more vibrant future. A commitment to nine core values is making it possible.


Core Values

Learn about the core values that are promoting a culture of diversity — and the people who foster them.

Year in Review

Our faculty and trainees advance medicine within their own divisions and in the missions they serve.


Through leadership positions, faculty and trainees contribute on a local, national and international level.



“This report reflects how our changing departmental culture has affected the makeup of the people who choose to build their careers here, and how that growing diversity is in turn shaping our future. Our growing diversity is a welcome change and a strength — a trend we hope will only increase.” Read full letter »

Timothy Eberlein, MD, Chair, Department of Surgery