Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Anti-Racism at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals

Foundations of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Training
Moments of Solidarity
What We Are All About
Heritage Months
Staff Resources and Trainings


To build an institution that is rooted in justice and equity to nurture an inclusive culture and to cultivate and implement effective strategies for the just and equitable provision of education, discovery, and patient care.


BCH values all employees by embracing their diverse talents, perspectives, and experiences, and fostering inclusion that inspires innovation, encourages respect and promotes unlimited success.



To build an empathetic, supportive and equitable environment for the present and future UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals community.


To attract and sustain a diverse workforce by recruiting, hiring, developing and retaining high-performing employees who work collaboratively to carry out the mission for BCH.


See Us Portrait Campaign OAK
See Us Portrait Campaign SF 

Click HERE to view the webinar held on Wednesday, February 24, 2021.



UCSF Staff Resource Day 

UCSF Staff Resource Days will be hosting an in-person staff resource event for the first time in three years on Thursday, May 11, at Mission Bay. Come meet and connect with representatives from organizations, committees, and resources for staff in a social, accessible outdoor environment!

Throughout the week of Monday, May 8 – Friday, May 12, virtual events will be offered to engage staff across the pillars of community, professional development, and wellness.

Staff Resource Connect – In-person event
Date: Thursday, May 11
Time: 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Location: Gene Friend Way
Mission Bay Campus

Presentation: Exploring Vicarious Racialized Trauma

Thursday, April 27 | 4 pm - 5 pm 

You are invited to attend our monthly BCH Black Caucus meeting where we will hear from Khary Dvorak-Ewell, Community Health Prog Manager, M Psych-General-ZSFG-CWCM and Michelle Porche, Adjunct Professor Psychiatry present on the topic of " Exploring Vicarious Racialized Trauma" and trauma-informed work around racial justice. We will have time for Q&A.


15th Annual Chancellor's Leadership Forum on Diversity & Inclusion

Thu. April 27 |  12:00–1:15pm

Please register for this year’s virtual event. If you register the day of the event, your registration link will still be sent via email, please check the email you use to register for access. To request a reasonable accommodation for this event, please contact [email protected] by April 19, 2023.



Asian Pacific Americans in Higher Education Conference


Apri 26, 2023 | 2 pm - 5 pm, Inaugural AAPI Staff Symposium (free)

For the first time, the Asian American and Pacific Islander Staff Association at UCOP is co-programming a symposium for UCOP staff to kick off the APAHE conference. This UCOP staff event is free to attend. You must register for the symposium / reception HERE.  For those interested in attending APAHE, you must register seperately athttp://apahenational.org/?page_id=5787

April 27 - 28, 2023, APAHE Conference - SOLD OUT!
The Marriott Oakland City Center, Oakland, CA

IWD: Conversations Across Generations - Panel Discussion

Wednesday, March 22 | 12:10 pm - 1 pm

Join us in Conversations Across Generations in celebration of International Women’s Day. We are inviting women in their careers for over 20 years and pairing them with women who are just starting their career. 


  • Natalie Cvijanovich, MD, Medical Director, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Oakland 
  • Priya Parikh, MD, Chief Fellow, Pediatric Hemotology/Oncology
  • Brenda Husband, BSBA/MBA, LEAN Certified, Manager of Compliance, Employee & Labor Relations
  • Yasmine Wright, Talent Acquisition Specialist

Moderator: Aday Robinson, BSN, RN, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, NICU DEI Committee Chair 


Congratulations, Kendall Lappe!

Our very own, Kendall Lappe, Administrative Assistant for the DEI/AR Council and the Executive Assistant for Chief of People and Culture, is one of the recepients of the UCSF Health Q4 2022 PRIDE Experience Award in the General Administration category!  Kendall has been recognized by her colleagues and leaders for her continuous demonstration of our core values: Professionalism, Respect, Integrity, Diversity and Excellence.Thank you, Kendall, for all you do in advancing Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Anti-Racism at the UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals. Well deserved recognition!

UCSF Pride Experience Award Winners


Support CHAMPS Hispanic/Latino Graduates with a Laptop for College

Join the BCH CLCA in raising funds for our graduating high school seniors from the CHAMPS Program with laptops for college, a crucial step towards lifting up our local Chicané Latiné youth. 

Last year we raised $2950 for 4 students to be gifted each with a laptop. This year we aim to raise $12,750 to purchase laptops for 15 high school graduates!

Somos una familia unida, Si Se Puede!


UCSF AAPI Coalition's Joint Statement Working Committee Signup

The AAPI Coalition is recruiting members of the UCSF community to participate in crafting a vision to advance the Joint Statement goals. If you are interested in joining any of the committees that will focus on these goals, please indicate your interest by completing this form. You will be contacted in the coming months by the committee lead to schedule group meeting times. Time commitment will be determined by the committees individually.

Sign-Up Form

BCH Chicanx Latinx Campus Association

2nd Fridays of the month | 2 pm - 3 pm

Come join us in creating community and support for Chicanx, Hispanic, and Latinx BCH staff.

Click here to REGISTER