Gender equality is when people of all genders have equal rights, responsibilities and opportunities. Gender equity is correcting historical wrongs that have left people behind. Gender equity is the way to achieve gender equality.

Picture a Scientist

Picture a Scientist

The Department of Medicine has purchased an Institutio​nal & Public Viewing License of Picture a Scientist, a feature-length documentary film chronicling the groundswell of researchers who are writing a new chapter for women scientists. Please contact us for more information. 


Bystander training

Bias Reporting

  • The Bias Incident Reporting Tool, created and maintained by the UW Medicine Bias Response Team, offers a mechanism for all community members to safely report incidences of bias and misconduct, and to receive a clear and streamlined response.

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