The Department of Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences believes that the strength of our program requires participation of individuals with diverse viewpoints and experiences. Therefore, we strive to recruit and provide a welcoming supportive environment for all under-represented students. We welcome individuals of all races, ethnicities, genders, sexual orientations, and physical abilities.
As an institution, the Johns Hopkins community is committed to sharing values of diversity and inclusion in order to achieve and sustain excellence. The University firmly believes that it can best promote excellence by recruiting and retaining a diverse group of students, faculty and staff and by creating a climate of respect that is supportive of their success. This climate for diversity, inclusion and excellence is critical to attaining the best research, scholarship, teaching, health care and other strategic goals of the University. Taken together these values are recognized and supported fully by the Johns Hopkins Institutions leadership at all levels.
Diversity and student assistance resources at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
UHS Wellness – University Health Services Wellness serves students, post-doctoral fellows, house staff and other trainees within the School of Medicine. Its mission is to enrich your experience, help you thrive professionally and personally, and promote an environment that supports your health and well-being.
Speak2US - The SPEAK2US hotline is geared toward the university and health system communities, though anyone can use it to register a concern. Reports concerning discriminatory acts in the workplace can be made 24 hours a day, seven days a week via an online form or by phone at 844-SPEAK2US (844-773-2528).
OIS – The Johns Hopkins Office of International Services (OIS)
Services supports current international students in such areas as visa and immigration assistance, legal matters and adjustments to life in the U.S. and Baltimore
OGBE - The Office of Graduate Biomedical Education serves the needs of the graduate students throughout their education at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. The Office plays a major role in a student’s education at Johns Hopkins, from the application process to helping students adjust to their new surroundings.
The Office also works to increase diversity in the School of Medicine, organizes a Summer Internship Program for underrepresented undergraduate scientists, and works closely with the Johns Hopkins Graduate Student Association and other student groups. (https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/som/education-programs/graduate-programs/academics/academic-resources/office-graduate-student-affairs.html)
URM - The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine is fully committed to the shared values of diversity and inclusion in order to achieve and sustain excellence. We firmly believe that we best promote excellence by recruiting and retaining a diverse group of students, and promoting a sense of inclusion and belonging for every member of our community. This climate for diversity, inclusion and excellence is critical to attaining the best scholarship, teaching, and research.
GSA - The Graduate Student Association (GSA) represents all Ph.D. and Master’s students at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Accordingly, the GSA acts as a liaison between the graduate student body and various University entities to ensure student needs are being fulfilled. The GSA offers many other services that aim to improve graduate student life.
LGTBQ – Johns Hopkins School of Medicine values and embraces the diversity of its faculty, staff, students and trainees. We are committed to ensuring that our environment are respects the individuality of all our community.
Questions regarding access to programs pertaining to Title VI, Title IX and Section 504 should be referred to the Office of Institutional Equity, which is responsible for the coordination of equal opportunity programs, Wyman Park Building, Suite 515, (410) 516-8075.