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Assessing Institutional Culture and Climate

Video Length: 34 minutes


This multimedia webcast, created in collaboration with experts in the field of institutional culture, walks participants through the Diversity 3.0 Framework, explains what elements should be included in a comprehensive assessment of institutional culture and climate, and provides examples of how institutions might best utilize their findings to effect change.

Learning Objectives:

  • To identify factors that influence culture and climate in institutions.
  • To identify the four key steps to evaluating culture and climate, in order to build assessments that can aid in identify the strengths and weaknesses of an institution's inclusiveness.
  • Understand why inclusive environments boost the capacity for medical schools and teaching hospitals to excel and insure health equity for all.


Derek Avery, PhD
Senior Associate Dean
Wake Forest University, School of Business
Professor Human Resource Management
Fox School of Business, Temple University
Eden King, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Psychology
Associate Editor of the Journal of Management
Associate Editor of the Journal of Business and Psychology
Editorial Board Member of the Academy of Management Journal
Editorial Board Member of the Journal of Applied Psychology
George Mason University
Jeffrey F. Milem, PhD
Ernest W. McFarland Distinguished Professor in Leadership for Education Policy and Reform
Professor in the Center for the Study of Higher Education
University of Arizona College of Medicine
Arizona Medical Education Research Institute (AMERI)
David Acosta, MD, FAAFP
Chief Diversity Officer
University of Washington School of Medicine
Associate Vice Chancellor of Diversity and Inclusion
UC Davis Health System
Deborah Plummer, PhD
Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Inclusion
Chief Diversity Officer
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Chief Diversity Officer
UMass Memorial Medical Center
Professor Departments of Psychiatry, Quantitative Health Sciences and the Graduate School of Nursing
University of Massachusetts
Valerie Clark, MPA
Program Management Manager II
Association of American Medical Colleges

Assessing Institutional Culture and Climate Webcast Supplemental Guide Also available is a supplemental guide  that further details topics outlined in the webcast.