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

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

Reporting Your Concerns

Every UCSF employee should report possible noncompliance with, or violation of, the UCSF Compliance Program.  We take these reports seriously and encourage you to contact your Manager, the Compliance Office, or to use the University's hotline at 1-800-403-4744 or universityofcalifornia.edu/hotline. The University has established this hotline, which is independently operated to help ensure confidentiality, for reporting concerns and allegations of suspected improper governmental activities.

Please use the Campus Climate Report Form, to report behavior that is inconsistent with our Principles of Community (expressions of bias, hate speech, hate crimes, graffiti/vandalism, intimidation, bullying, or physical violence, bias incidents, hostile climate, and other campus climate issues).


UCSF is marching at the 52nd Annual San Francisco Pride Parade!!

Sunday, June 26 | 10 am - 5 pm 

UCSF heads once again to this year's Annual San Francisco LGBTQ Pride Celebration & Parade! The first 250 to sign-up will receive instructions to pick up their event t-shirt; please sign-up before June 15.  Exact staging time and location will be disseminated closer to the date.  Open to all UCSF students, staff, trainees, faculty and friends/family.


BCH Solidarity & Healing - zoom webinar

Thursday, June 2 | 12 pm – 12:30 pm

Please join us on Thursday, June 2nd, from 12:00 - 12:30 p.m. for a special virtual session of Solidarity and Healing. The 30-minute Zoom webinar will include opening remarks from BCH leadership, testimonials from the BCH Black Caucus and the BCH Chicanx Latinx Campus Association, a reflection from Spiritual Care Services, and sharing of some opportunities for collective actions that our BCH community can take toward positive change.

Co-sponsored by the BCH DEI/AR Council, BCH Black Caucus, BCH Chicanx Latinx Campus Association, and the UCSF Spiritual Services


Staff Resource Month, May 2022

In 2022 we are offering Staff Resource events throughout the month of May. Join your colleagues across campus and UCSF Health to learn about the multitude of resources available to support professional and personal development. Zoom presentations and drop-in sessions will feature information about financial planning, career fulfillment, physical wellbeing, technology, staff groups, and more.

Sponsored by the Office of Diversity and Outreach, Campus Life Services, Human Resources, UCSF Health, and the Staff Subcommittee for the Council on Campus Climate, Culture and Inclusion

Fundraiser to get a laptop for a senior from the community benefit program CHAMPS

Join the Chicanx Latinx Campus Association (CLCA) Chapter at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland in supporting a senior from the community benefit program CHAMPS (Community Health & Adolescent Mentoring Program for Success) with a laptop for college as a crucial step towards lifting up our local Chicanx Latinx youth.

Your generosity helps students who face extraordinary barriers of growing up as youth of color from underserved communities in their pursuit of higher education and ultimate goal of becoming a future health care provider.

Our goal is raise $2000 by Friday, May 27, 2022.

Thank you so much for being a part of our compassionate community


BCH Chicanx Latinx Campus Association

Friday, May 13 | 2 pm - 3 pm

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

Click here to REGISTER

Food For Thought

Monday, May 23 | 4:10 - 5 pm  

Open to all BCH Staff - These "Food for Thought" sessions provide BCH staff a brave space to have open and honest conversations as we advance the work to dismantle structural racism. We recognize this work is not just about thoughts and behaviors, but about the heart and the spirit.

Join via Zoom

Please complete the survey and let us know what you think, whether or not you have been able to attend the sessions previously.

 BCH Black Caucus Meeting 

Thursday, May 26 | 4 pm - 5 pm


Bystander Trainings by RightToBe (formerly Hollaback!)

Hollaback! is offering free, one-hour, interactive trainings to train people
on how to safely intervene when you witness harassment — or experience it yourself. Participants will learn a clear, adaptable, and expert-approved set of tools that have been proven to reduce the prevalence of harassment: 5Ds of bystander intervention (distract, delegate, document, delay, and direct); followed by how to prioritize one’s own safety while intervening. Some trainings in May include:

  • May 9, 8 – 9 :15 pm EST - Bystander intervention to stop anti-Asian/American and Xenophobic harassment (available in Chinese)
  • May 11, 4 – 5:15 pm EST - Bystander intervention to stop police sponsored violence and anti-black racist harassment
  • May 12, 4 – 4:30 pm EST - Bystander intervention in the workplace
  • May 24, 8 – 9:15 pm EST - Bystander intervention to stop anti-Asian/American and Xenophobic harassment (available in Korean & Vietnamese)


Webinar: Professional Growth and Development

June 1st | 12 pm - 1 pm 

The Council of Minority Organizations (COMO) is sponsoring the Professional Growth & Development webinar. Learn the top 10 things you can do to push your career forward from Beena Punatar, CEO, Career Coach & Consultant. 

One attendant will win a free consultation with Beena sponsored by COMO. Don't miss your chance to get help to advance your career. 


Grand Rounds: Panel on Cultural Appropriation in Integrative Medicine & Health 

Wednesday, June 15, 2022 | 8am to 9am

Helen Ye, MS, LAcHelen Weng, PhD, & Sudha Prathikanti, MD, will be presenting “Panel Discussion on Cultural Appropriation in Integrative Medicine & Health”