The Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee (DEIC) is responsible for: (1) advising the Alumni Society and HSMP program chair on challenges and opportunities related to student and alumni diversity and inclusion; and (2) developing activities and programs focused on healthcare equity. The DEIC works to foster an environment of appreciation, dignity and respect for underrepresented students and alumni. The DEIC’s programming is derived from its strategic plan and includes: (1) a lecture series; (2) enhanced networking and engagement opportunities for underrepresented students; and (3) nominations of worthy individuals for healthcare diversity, equity, and inclusion related awards. The Chairperson shall be appointed to a two-year term by the president of the Society and may serve no more than two consecutive full terms. DEIC members shall be appointed to a one-year term by the president from the active membership of the Society.