Department of Medicine DEI Council


DEI council spring retreat 2022

Formed in 2014, the goal of the Department of Medicine DEI Council is to report and provide guidance on how to increase and sustain diversity in our faculty, training programs, and staff.

DEI Council department of medicine
Recent DEI efforts
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Dr. David Horne

Dr. David Horne, co-chair

Associate Chair of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Department of Medicine

Sean Greenlee

Sean Greenlee, co-chair

Program Manager, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Department of Medicine

DEI Champions

Our DEI Champions play a critical role in fostering real organizational change, establishing a dedicated focus on diversity and inclusion priorities, fostering a welcoming and belonging environment, managing division level DEI planning, and identifying and disseminating best practices.


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Gender Equity Council

Nisha Bansal
Kelsey Griffin

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LGBTQ+ Council

Steven Disharoon

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Residency Diversity Committee

Allan Fonseca
Gina Lenti
Lena Law

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at-large Members

The members of our Diversity Council represent a wide range of specialties.

  • Engi Attia, Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
  • Anders Dowell, DOM Central Administration
  • Bob Harrington, Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Harborview Service Chief
  • Fuki Hisama, Medical Genetics
  • Mackenzie Keyse, DOM Communications
  • Farah Khan, Metabolism, Endocrinology and Nutrition
  • Trish Kriek, Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Office of Faculty Affairs, School of Medicine
  • Carmelita Mason-Richardson, Medicine Student Programs
  • Susan Merel, General Internal Medicine
  • Leo Morales, General Internal Medicine, Office of Healthcare Equity
  • Johnnie Orozco, Hematology and Oncology
  • Rudy Rodriguez, Nephrology, VA Service Chief
  • Wil Samson, DOM Web Manager
  • Ken Steinberg, Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, IM Residency Program
  • Joyce Wipf, General Internal Medicine
  • Bessie Young, Nephrology, Office of Healthcare Equity