The Kaiser Permanente Bernard J. Tyson School of Medicine has appointed Kimberly Freeman as Assistant Dean of Equity, Inclusion & Diversity. Hanold Associates’ Sandra Peña and Katrina Maione led the search for this role based in Pasadena, California.
As Assistant Dean of Equity, Inclusion & Diversity (ADEID), Kimberly will expand and implement policies and processes that shape and foster an inclusive environment in all areas of the school. In this role, Kimberly will focus on ensuring faculty members are fully engaged with EID learning lessons and prompt success from broader schoolwide EID programs. Kimberly will report to Senior Associate Dean for Admissions and EID, Lindia Willies-Jacobo and lead a team of three. Prior to joining the School of Medicine, Kimberly served as an Associate Dean and Chief Diversity Officer at University of Southern California’s Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences.
The Kaiser Permanente Bernard J. Tyson School of Medicine is a medical school associated with the Kaiser Permanente health system and located in Pasadena, California. The school’s mission is to provide a world-class medical education that ignites a passion for learning, a desire to serve and an unwavering commitment to improve the health and well-being of patients and communities. In July 2020, the School of Medicine welcomed its inaugural class of 50 students as they began their journey to becoming outstanding clinicians and advocates for patients and communities.
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