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Day of Ashura (Islam, Ismaili Muslim)

Multicultural Holidays and Accommodations Recommended accommodations: Avoid scheduling important academic deadlines, events, or activities on this date. An Islamic optional one-day fast commemorated annually. The Shia observance is based on the martyrdom of Prophet Muhammad's grandson, Hussein/Hazrat Imam Husayn, martyred on this date in 683/684 AD at the battle of Kerbala/Karbala. Sunni observance is a recognition of Moses fasting in gratitude to Allah/God for liberation from oppression. General practices: The memory of this event is particularly poignant for Shia Muslims. In Shi'ite communities this is a solemn day. Plays re-enacting the martyrdom are often staged and many take part in mourning rituals. Some Sunni Muslims fast on this day based on narrations attributed to Muhammad. Date details: Begins at sundown on the first day. Location of Event: Other. Event Type: Special Events. Presented by: Multicultural Holidays and Accommodations. Sunday, August 7, 2022 – Monday, August 8, 2022.

Addressing Microaggressions in Health Professions Learning Environments (1.0 CME credit)

Self-paced online virtual learning module (1.0 CME credit) At the end of the course learners will be able to: Define microaggressions , Identify the role of each member involved in microaggression (Recipient, Source, and Bystander) , Discuss the nature of the microaggression including how it could have hurtful impact on the recipients, bystanders, and/or community. , Analyze the historical, structural, and cultural context of the microaggression. , Explore how the recipient and the source may be viewing the situation differently. , Discuss responses from each member involved in the interaction that could build inclusive excellence, repair and reestablish relationships, and restore or protect reputations. Event Type: Workshops and Training. Audience Type: Faculty and Staff. Monday, August 8, 2022, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM. (Virtual) Self-Paced UC Learning Center. For more info visit uc.sumtotal.host.

Understanding How Stereotype Threat Impacts Health Professions Students (1.0 CME credit)

Self-paced online virtual learning module (1.0 CME credit) At the end of the course learners will be able to: Define the term stereotype threat. , Recognize the potential mental, emotional and cognitive responses to stereotype threat. , Describe the detrimental effect that stereotype threat can have on learning outcomes in classroom and clinical learning environments. , Discuss strategies for mitigating the activation of stereotype threat in health professions students. , Explore strategies for supporting students experiencing negative emotions and outcomes related to stereotype threat. Event Type: Workshops and Training. Audience Type: Faculty and Staff. Monday, August 8, 2022, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM. (Virtual) Self-Paced UC Learning Center. For more info visit uc.sumtotal.host.

Mentoring Workshop: Addressing Diversity; Work-Life Integration (for Senior Faculty, Mentors of Junior Faculty, and Fellows)

Diversity, along a range of dimensions, offers both opportunities and challenges to any relationship. Learning to identify, reflect upon, learn from, and engage with diverse perspectives is critical to forming and maintaining both an effective mentoring relationship as well as a vibrant learning environment. In this session, discussions about how to foster an inclusive environment where everyone can do their best learning and create the highest quality of research, both because of and despite their diverse perspectives. Successful mentoring relationships include consideration of the complementary roles of work and family/personal life, for the mentee, while also maintaining proper boundaries. This session will introduce mentors to exercises intended to increase comfort and skill in considering mentee’s challenges related to work/life integration that are commonly encountered by the early career research academic. Register here, For a full listing of workshops offered by the Mentoring Academy for Research… Location of Event: Other. Cost: Free. Contact Email: hs-mentoringacademy@ucdavis.edu. Event Type: Workshops and Training. Presented by: UC Davis CTSC Mentoring Academy for Research Excellence (MARE). Wednesday, August 10, 2022, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM. via Zoom. For more info visit ucdavishealth.zoom.us.

Heal the Healer

A weekly lunch hour self-care and mindfulness session for community members supporting refugees. Event Type: Free Events. Health and Wellness. Audience Type: Adults. Faculty and Staff. Wednesday, August 10, 2022, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Zoom. For more info visit www.eventbrite.com.

Raksha Bandhan (Hindu)

Multicultural Holidays and Accommodations A festival that celebrates the love and duty between brothers and sisters. The festival is also popularly used to celebrate any brother-sister relationship between men and women who are relatives or not related. It is celebrated on the full moon in the month of Sravana in the lunar calendar. The word raksha means protection, whilst bandhan is the verb to tie. General practices: Traditionally, during the festival sisters tie a rakhi, a bracelet made of interwoven red and gold threads, around their brothers' wrists to celebrate their relationship. Rakhis are often shared between close friends, as well. Location of Event: Other. Event Type: Special Events. Presented by: Multicultural Holidays and Accommodations. Thursday, August 11, 2022.

The Ghost Festival / Ullambrana (Buddhist, Taoist)

Multicultural Holidays and Accommodations In Chinese culture, the fifteenth day of the seventh month in the lunar calendar is called Ghost Day and the seventh month in general is regarded as the Ghost Month, in which ghosts and spirits, including those of the deceased ancestors, come out from the lower realm.  During Ghost Month, the gate of hell will open to allow the ghosts and spirits go back to the living world. General practices:  Elaborate meals (often vegetarian) are served with empty seats for each of the deceased in the family treating the deceased as if they are still living. Other festivities include buying and releasing miniature paper boats and lanterns on water, which signifies giving directions to the lost ghosts and spirits of the ancestors and other deities. Location of Event: Other. Event Type: Special Events. Presented by: Multicultural Holidays and Accommodations. Friday, August 12, 2022.

Obon (Buddhist, Shinto)

Multicultural Holidays and Accommodations Japanese Buddhist festival to honor the spirits of deceased ancestors.  This Buddhist-Confucian custom has evolved into a family reunion holiday during which people return to ancestral family places and visit and clean their ancestors' graves, and when the spirits of ancestors are supposed to revisit the household altars. Involves lighting of bonfires, traditional meals, paper lanterns, and folk dances. Location of Event: Other. Event Type: Special Events. Presented by: Multicultural Holidays and Accommodations. Saturday, August 13, 2022 – Monday, August 15, 2022.

Fast in Honor of the Holy Mother of Lord Jesus / Dormition Fast (Eastern Orthodox Christian)

Multicultural Holidays and Accommodations Recommended accommodations: If planning an evening event, provide food accommodations as stipulated below. Fourteen-day fasting period in preparation for the celebration of the Great Feast of the Dormition of the Virgin Mary. General practices: Orthodox and Eastern Catholics fast from red meat, poultry, meat products, dairy products (eggs and milk products), fish, oil, and wine. Location of Event: Other. Event Type: Special Events. Presented by: Multicultural Holidays and Accommodations. Sunday, August 14, 2022 – Saturday, August 27, 2022.

Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Roman Catholic)

Multicultural Holidays and Accommodations A Catholic feast day commemorating the belief that the Blessed Virgin Mary was assumed body and soul into heaven at the end of her earthly life. General practices: In some churches, Assumption is celebrated by decorating streets with different colors of light and firework displays. Location of Event: Other. Event Type: Special Events. Presented by: Multicultural Holidays and Accommodations. Monday, August 15, 2022.

Dormition of the Theotokis (Eastern Orthodox Christian)

Multicultural Holidays and Accommodations Orthodox Christian commemoration commemorates the death, resurrection, and glorification of the Virgin Mary, mother of Jesus Christ. General practices: The Feast of the Dormition is celebrated with the Divine Liturgy of Saint John Chrysostom which is conducted on the morning of the Feast and preceded by a Matins (Orthros) service. Location of Event: Other. Event Type: Special Events. Presented by: Multicultural Holidays and Accommodations. Monday, August 15, 2022.

Addressing Microaggressions in Health Professions Learning Environments (1.0 CME credit)

Self-paced online virtual learning module (1.0 CME credit) At the end of the course learners will be able to: Define microaggressions , Identify the role of each member involved in microaggression (Recipient, Source, and Bystander) , Discuss the nature of the microaggression including how it could have hurtful impact on the recipients, bystanders, and/or community. , Analyze the historical, structural, and cultural context of the microaggression. , Explore how the recipient and the source may be viewing the situation differently. , Discuss responses from each member involved in the interaction that could build inclusive excellence, repair and reestablish relationships, and restore or protect reputations. Event Type: Workshops and Training. Audience Type: Faculty and Staff. Monday, August 15, 2022, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM. (Virtual) Self-Paced UC Learning Center. For more info visit uc.sumtotal.host.

Understanding How Stereotype Threat Impacts Health Professions Students (1.0 CME credit)

Self-paced online virtual learning module (1.0 CME credit) At the end of the course learners will be able to: Define the term stereotype threat. , Recognize the potential mental, emotional and cognitive responses to stereotype threat. , Describe the detrimental effect that stereotype threat can have on learning outcomes in classroom and clinical learning environments. , Discuss strategies for mitigating the activation of stereotype threat in health professions students. , Explore strategies for supporting students experiencing negative emotions and outcomes related to stereotype threat. Event Type: Workshops and Training. Audience Type: Faculty and Staff. Monday, August 15, 2022, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM. (Virtual) Self-Paced UC Learning Center. For more info visit uc.sumtotal.host.

Start your residency at UC Davis Health - Residency Information Sessions (Virtual)

SOM Outreach & Events Start your residency at UC Davis Health Current medical students are invited to join us for a virtual information session to learn about UC Davis Health, various residency programs and specialties, living in Sacramento, CA, DEI communities, Diversity Visiting Elective Program, and spotlights from our current residents. Prospective candidates who either grew up in California, attended California schools, or interested in serving northern California communities are highly encouraged to attend. To learn more about residency and fellowship, visit our graduate medical education website: https://health.ucdavis.edu/gme/residency_programs.html  Office of Student and Resident Diversity For questions regarding information sessions, contact Eva Lee, Resident Diversity and Recruitment Coordinator at eclee@ucdavis.edu. health.ucdavis.edu/diversity health.ucdavis.edu Why Choose UC Davis? UC Davis Health is a hub of innovation where students, trainees, faculty and staff from nearly 100 post-graduate majors bring unique… Location of Event: UC Davis Campus. Cost: FREE. Contact Email: eclee@ucdavis.edu. Contact Phone #: 916-734-2644. Event Type: Forums, Discussions and Information Sessions. Free Events. Presented by: Office of Student and Resident Diversity. Tuesday, August 16, 2022, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

Becoming an Inclusive Leader – Session 5 *previous recordings available

Becoming an Inclusive Leader – Six Key Skills for Thriving in a Diverse New World presented by Organizational Excellence  Session 5 - Curiosity- Because Different Ideas and Experiences Enable Growth In this session you will develop your muscle for listening without judgment to other’s diverse ideas and experiences and practice respectful and curious questioning of other’s viewpoints. Registration: Register today In case you missed previous sessions, past session recordings are available. Event Type: Workshops and Training. Audience Type: Adults. Faculty and Staff. Wednesday, August 17, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Zoom. For more info visit hr.ucdavis.edu.

Heal the Healer

A weekly lunch hour self-care and mindfulness session for community members supporting refugees. Event Type: Free Events. Health and Wellness. Audience Type: Adults. Faculty and Staff. Wednesday, August 17, 2022, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Zoom. For more info visit www.eventbrite.com.

Update, Construction Jobs and Local Business Opportunities

Aggie Square is under construction! Now what? How can community members learn more about job opportunities or offering their business’ services? At this meeting attendees will: Hear the latest Aggie Square updates. , Find out more about the project timeline, construction job opportunities and subcontractor eligibility. , Understand how local businesses can provide on-site goods and services while Aggie Square is built. , Learn about UC Davis’ “Small Business First” program and employment opportunities. The meeting is designed to be informative and interactive. Bring your questions and make connections! Refreshments will be served! Register by Aug. 15 for free parking and additional meeting information: bit.ly/Aggie-Square-Summer-Meeting, Can’t attend? Sign up for our email newsletter where we will share a meeting re-cap complete with useful resources.   COVID-19 Guidance Planning to attend? We are following the university’s COVID-19 protocols for indoor events. Attendees will receive additional… Location of Event: UC Davis Campus. Cost: Free. Contact Email: aggiesquare@ucdavis.edu. Event Type: Forums, Discussions and Information Sessions. Free Events. Presented by: UC Davis Aggie Square. Wednesday, August 17, 2022, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM. Aggie Square Launch Space, 2270 Stockton Blvd. Sacramento. For more info visit bit.ly.

Krishna Janmashtami (Hindu)

Multicultural Holidays and Accommodations Recommended accommodations: Avoid scheduling major academic deadlines on this day, since it is likely that students will be operating on very little sleep. This two-day festival celebrates the birth of Krishna, a widely-worshiped Hindu god. Krishna is considered to be a warrior, hero, teacher, and philosopher. General practices: During this festival, Hindus are likely to forgo sleep in order to sing bhajans, traditional Hindu songs. Many Hindus also fast during the first day of the festival. Location of Event: Other. Event Type: Special Events. Presented by: Multicultural Holidays and Accommodations. Thursday, August 18, 2022 – Friday, August 19, 2022.

Khordad Sal (Zoroastrian)

Multicultural Holidays and Accommodations Birth of Prophet Zarathustra. Location of Event: Other. Event Type: Special Events. Presented by: Multicultural Holidays and Accommodations. Sunday, August 21, 2022.

Addressing Microaggressions in Health Professions Learning Environments (1.0 CME credit)

Self-paced online virtual learning module (1.0 CME credit) At the end of the course learners will be able to: Define microaggressions , Identify the role of each member involved in microaggression (Recipient, Source, and Bystander) , Discuss the nature of the microaggression including how it could have hurtful impact on the recipients, bystanders, and/or community. , Analyze the historical, structural, and cultural context of the microaggression. , Explore how the recipient and the source may be viewing the situation differently. , Discuss responses from each member involved in the interaction that could build inclusive excellence, repair and reestablish relationships, and restore or protect reputations. Event Type: Workshops and Training. Audience Type: Faculty and Staff. Monday, August 22, 2022, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM. (Virtual) Self-Paced UC Learning Center. For more info visit uc.sumtotal.host.

Understanding How Stereotype Threat Impacts Health Professions Students (1.0 CME credit)

Self-paced online virtual learning module (1.0 CME credit) At the end of the course learners will be able to: Define the term stereotype threat. , Recognize the potential mental, emotional and cognitive responses to stereotype threat. , Describe the detrimental effect that stereotype threat can have on learning outcomes in classroom and clinical learning environments. , Discuss strategies for mitigating the activation of stereotype threat in health professions students. , Explore strategies for supporting students experiencing negative emotions and outcomes related to stereotype threat. Event Type: Workshops and Training. Audience Type: Faculty and Staff. Monday, August 22, 2022, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM. (Virtual) Self-Paced UC Learning Center. For more info visit uc.sumtotal.host.

Spotlight: Addressing Race In Research - Advancing Health and Data Equity Commitments in Translational Research

Clinical research has the potential to help advance health for everyone. But for that to work, it must include people from all groups. When communicating about research results, it is vital to explain who was being studied. Join us for a session with subject matter experts that can help you learn more about how to address race in your research.   Defining Race/Ethnic categories and genetic Ancestry in Cancer Research: The importance of defining these constructs based on your research questions. Dr. Fejerman’s research focuses on the discovery of genetic and non-genetic factors that contribute to breast cancer risk and prognosis in Hispanic/Latina women.Data Visibility and Equity in Hmong Americans during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Dr. Vang will discuss data visibility in Asian American subgroups, describe research in Hmong Americans and need for visibility, and report findings from research on COVID-19 mitigation behaviors in Hmong Americans. Attendees: All are welcome. Students, faculty, staff, community… Location of Event: Other. Cost: Free. Contact Email: HERO@ucdavis.edu. Event Type: Conferences and Symposia. Free Events. Lectures and Seminars. Workshops and Training. Presented by: UC Davis CTSC Health Equity Resources and Outreach (HERO). Sponsored by: UC Davis CTSC Health Equity Resources and Outreach (HERO). Monday, August 22, 2022, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. For more info visit ucdavishealth.zoom.us.

Creating a more inclusive workplace: Gender language and pronouns

The PRIDE Employee Resource Group in collaboration with Vice Chancellor’s LGBTQ+ Advisory Council hosts the Sacramento LGBT+ community center for an educational session on understanding gender language and pronoun usage. The educational session will help people with understanding the importance of Diversity and Inclusion topics such as: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity , Pronouns- what are they and how to use them correctly , How to be more inclusive and diverse at work, This event will be held on zoom. Information to be sent to registered attendees closer to the event. Registration: Register today. Event Type: Free Events. Health and Wellness. Lectures and Seminars. Audience Type: Adults. Faculty and Staff. Tuesday, August 23, 2022, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM. Zoom. For more info visit www.eventbrite.com.

Heal the Healer

A weekly lunch hour self-care and mindfulness session for community members supporting refugees. Event Type: Free Events. Health and Wellness. Audience Type: Adults. Faculty and Staff. Wednesday, August 24, 2022, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Zoom. For more info visit www.eventbrite.com.

Graduate Medical Education Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Day - Virtual Open House

SOM Outreach & Events The UC Davis Office of Student and Resident Diversity and Graduate Medical Education Office invites all 4th-year medical students and medical graduates who are seeking to begin residency in Summer 2023 to attend our virtual gathering to learn about residency at UC Davis Health via Zoom. Participants will be able to connect with residents and faculty of historically underrepresented backgrounds and engage with leadership from multiple departments. The program will include a welcome from UC Davis Health leadership and an overview of resources and opportunities available to residents. In addition, residency programs will be available during breakout sessions to discuss the application process, interviewing tips and program highlights, structure, culture, and provide opportunities to hear from current residents. Register at https://ucdhgmedei2022.eventbrite.com Saturday, August 27, 2022 Starts at 9:00 AM PDT | 11:00 AM CDT | 12:00 PM EDT via Zoom. Location of Event: Other. Cost: Free. Contact Email: eclee@ucdavis.edu. Contact Phone #: 916-734-2644. Event Type: Free Events. Forums, Discussions and Information Sessions. Presented by: Office of Student and Resident Diversity. Saturday, August 27, 2022, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. For more info visit ucdhgmedei2022.eventbrite.com.

Breaking Down Barriers to Nursing Conference

Presented by Capitol City Black Nurses Association and sponsored by Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing and the Office for Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. Learn about nursing pathways , Meet local nursing students , Talk with nurses & nursing students of color, Registration: Register today. Event Type: Conferences and Symposia. Free Events. Audience Type: Adults. Prospective Students/Family. Students: All Registered Students. Saturday, August 27, 2022, 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM.

Paryushana Parva (Jain)

Multicultural Holidays and Accommodations Recommended accommodations: Avoid scheduling important academic deadlines, events or activities during the eight days of fasting. Jain festival signifying human emergence into a new world of spiritual and moral refinement. This festival consists of eight days of intensive fasting, repentance and pujas. Celebration of the natural qualities of the soul. The eighth day (Samvatsari) is most important and is focused on forgiveness. Location of Event: Other. Event Type: Special Events. Presented by: Multicultural Holidays and Accommodations. Monday, August 29, 2022 – Monday, September 5, 2022.

Addressing Microaggressions in Health Professions Learning Environments (1.0 CME credit)

Self-paced online virtual learning module (1.0 CME credit) At the end of the course learners will be able to: Define microaggressions , Identify the role of each member involved in microaggression (Recipient, Source, and Bystander) , Discuss the nature of the microaggression including how it could have hurtful impact on the recipients, bystanders, and/or community. , Analyze the historical, structural, and cultural context of the microaggression. , Explore how the recipient and the source may be viewing the situation differently. , Discuss responses from each member involved in the interaction that could build inclusive excellence, repair and reestablish relationships, and restore or protect reputations. Event Type: Workshops and Training. Audience Type: Faculty and Staff. Monday, August 29, 2022, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM. (Virtual) Self-Paced UC Learning Center. For more info visit uc.sumtotal.host.

Understanding How Stereotype Threat Impacts Health Professions Students (1.0 CME credit)

Self-paced online virtual learning module (1.0 CME credit) At the end of the course learners will be able to: Define the term stereotype threat. , Recognize the potential mental, emotional and cognitive responses to stereotype threat. , Describe the detrimental effect that stereotype threat can have on learning outcomes in classroom and clinical learning environments. , Discuss strategies for mitigating the activation of stereotype threat in health professions students. , Explore strategies for supporting students experiencing negative emotions and outcomes related to stereotype threat. Event Type: Workshops and Training. Audience Type: Faculty and Staff. Monday, August 29, 2022, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM. (Virtual) Self-Paced UC Learning Center. For more info visit uc.sumtotal.host.

Enhanced Training for Faculty Search Committee Members

This workshop aims to identify factors that can introduce bias into the faculty recruitment process and provides evidence-based approaches that will maximize the likelihood that excellent and diverse candidates will be identified, selected for offers and recruited onto the UC Davis faculty. Audience: Individuals serving on a faculty search committee. Recommended Pre-work: Please complete the Implicit Association Test (IAT) in the areas of "Gender-Career IAT" and either of the following "Race IAT" or "Sexuality IAT".  The IATs are administered through Project Implicit.   Registration Required: Register today. Event Type: Workshops and Training. Audience Type: Faculty and Staff. Monday, August 29, 2022, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Virtual connection.

Ganesh Chaturthi (Hindu)

Multicultural Holidays and Accommodations Celebration of the birthday of deity Lord Ganesh (Ganesh Chaturthi). Ganesh is depicted with an elephant's head on a human body and in the Hindu tradition he is the son of Lord Siva and the Goddess Parvati. General practices: Hymns are sung and offerings made to Ganesh. Sweets are also distributed because in Hindu legend Ganesh liked them. Location of Event: Other. Event Type: Special Events. Presented by: Multicultural Holidays and Accommodations. Wednesday, August 31, 2022.

Heal the Healer

A weekly lunch hour self-care and mindfulness session for community members supporting refugees. Event Type: Free Events. Health and Wellness. Audience Type: Adults. Faculty and Staff. Wednesday, August 31, 2022, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Zoom. For more info visit www.eventbrite.com.

SEED: Supporting Educational Excellence in Diversity

ACCREDITATION: The University of California, Davis, Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of California, Davis, Health designates this other activity (hybrid learning) for a maximum of 7.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Nurses For the purpose of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME. Physician Assistants Physician Assistants may claim a maximum of 5.5 Category 1 credits for completing this activity. The National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. *Participants must complete all online assignments prior to the half day in class… Event Type: Free Events. Audience Type: Faculty and Staff. Wednesday, August 31, 2022, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Zoom.

Save the Date! Healing Circle

Please save the date for our upcoming Healing Circle on Wednesday, August 31st from 6-7:30pm PST. Registration information will be posted as we get closer to this virtual event. Event Type: Health and Wellness. Free Events. Forums, Discussions and Information Sessions. Audience Type: Adults. Alumni. Children. Faculty and Staff. Prospective Students/Family. Students: All Registered Students. Wednesday, August 31, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM.

First Installation of Guru Granth Sahib in the Golden Temple (Sikh)

Multicultural Holidays and Accommodations Sikh remembrance of the eternal installation of the holy books, Granth Sahib. Location of Event: Other. Event Type: Special Events. Presented by: Multicultural Holidays and Accommodations. Thursday, September 1, 2022.

Youth Community Scientist Academy in Health Research

The UC Davis Clinical and Translational Science Center’s Health Equity Resources and Outreach (HERO) program, in collaboration with local community partner Urban Advocates and Achievers (UAA), is offering the Youth Community Scientist Academy (YCSA) in Health Research.  This new, 10-week program will provide an educational enrichment experience to high school-age students in the Oak Park, Del Paso Heights, and other Promise Zone neighborhoods of Sacramento. Participants will meet once a week for seven weeks and for the final three weeks of the program students will conduct team research projects.  Through small roundtable discussion sessions and guided independent hands-on research, participants will learn:  •    How researchers decide what health issues to study •    The elements of the health research process including participant recruitment and retention, data collection and analysis, and dissemination of findings •    The importance and benefits of involvement in research by diverse individuals and comm… Location of Event: Other. Cost: Free. Contact Email: hero@ucdavis.edu. Event Type: Welcome or Orientation. Presented by: HERO. Thursday, September 1, 2022, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM. For more info visit tinyurl.com.

St. Columba of Iona (Celtic Christian)

Multicultural Holidays and Accommodations Recognition of Columba who began the famous community of Iona off the coast of Scotland in 563 CE. Location of Event: Other. Event Type: Special Events. Presented by: Multicultural Holidays and Accommodations. Sunday, September 4, 2022 – Friday, September 9, 2022.

Addressing Microaggressions in Health Professions Learning Environments (1.0 CME credit)

Self-paced online virtual learning module (1.0 CME credit) At the end of the course learners will be able to: Define microaggressions , Identify the role of each member involved in microaggression (Recipient, Source, and Bystander) , Discuss the nature of the microaggression including how it could have hurtful impact on the recipients, bystanders, and/or community. , Analyze the historical, structural, and cultural context of the microaggression. , Explore how the recipient and the source may be viewing the situation differently. , Discuss responses from each member involved in the interaction that could build inclusive excellence, repair and reestablish relationships, and restore or protect reputations. Event Type: Workshops and Training. Audience Type: Faculty and Staff. Monday, September 5, 2022, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM. (Virtual) Self-Paced UC Learning Center. For more info visit uc.sumtotal.host.

Understanding How Stereotype Threat Impacts Health Professions Students (1.0 CME credit)

Self-paced online virtual learning module (1.0 CME credit) At the end of the course learners will be able to: Define the term stereotype threat. , Recognize the potential mental, emotional and cognitive responses to stereotype threat. , Describe the detrimental effect that stereotype threat can have on learning outcomes in classroom and clinical learning environments. , Discuss strategies for mitigating the activation of stereotype threat in health professions students. , Explore strategies for supporting students experiencing negative emotions and outcomes related to stereotype threat. Event Type: Workshops and Training. Audience Type: Faculty and Staff. Monday, September 5, 2022, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM. (Virtual) Self-Paced UC Learning Center. For more info visit uc.sumtotal.host.

Heal the Healer

A weekly lunch hour self-care and mindfulness session for community members supporting refugees. Event Type: Free Events. Health and Wellness. Audience Type: Adults. Faculty and Staff. Wednesday, September 7, 2022, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Zoom. For more info visit www.eventbrite.com.

Nativity of Mary (Christian)

Multicultural Holidays and Accommodations Christian celebration of birth of the Virgin Mary. Tradition celebrates the event as a liturgical feast in the General Roman Calendar and in most Anglican liturgical calendars on September 8, nine months after the solemnity of her Immaculate Conception. Location of Event: Other. Event Type: Special Events. Presented by: Multicultural Holidays and Accommodations. Thursday, September 8, 2022.

Beheading of John the Baptist (Christian)

Multicultural Holidays and Accommodations Christian remembrance of the death of John who is known for preparing the people so they would recognize Jesus as the Messiah. Location of Event: Other. Event Type: Special Events. Presented by: Multicultural Holidays and Accommodations. Sunday, September 11, 2022.

Paitishahem Gahanbar (Zoroastrian)

Multicultural Holidays and Accommodations There are six Gahanbars (five-day festivals) spread throughout the year. This feast is the Zoroastrian’s celebrate the creation of earth or the “feast of bringing in the harvest.” General practices: Each Gahanbar is a period to focus on worship and those celebrating will perform only necessary work. Location of Event: Other. Event Type: Special Events. Presented by: Multicultural Holidays and Accommodations. Monday, September 12, 2022 – Friday, September 16, 2022.

Addressing Microaggressions in Health Professions Learning Environments (1.0 CME credit)

Self-paced online virtual learning module (1.0 CME credit) At the end of the course learners will be able to: Define microaggressions , Identify the role of each member involved in microaggression (Recipient, Source, and Bystander) , Discuss the nature of the microaggression including how it could have hurtful impact on the recipients, bystanders, and/or community. , Analyze the historical, structural, and cultural context of the microaggression. , Explore how the recipient and the source may be viewing the situation differently. , Discuss responses from each member involved in the interaction that could build inclusive excellence, repair and reestablish relationships, and restore or protect reputations. Event Type: Workshops and Training. Audience Type: Faculty and Staff. Monday, September 12, 2022, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM. (Virtual) Self-Paced UC Learning Center. For more info visit uc.sumtotal.host.

Understanding How Stereotype Threat Impacts Health Professions Students (1.0 CME credit)

Self-paced online virtual learning module (1.0 CME credit) At the end of the course learners will be able to: Define the term stereotype threat. , Recognize the potential mental, emotional and cognitive responses to stereotype threat. , Describe the detrimental effect that stereotype threat can have on learning outcomes in classroom and clinical learning environments. , Discuss strategies for mitigating the activation of stereotype threat in health professions students. , Explore strategies for supporting students experiencing negative emotions and outcomes related to stereotype threat. Event Type: Workshops and Training. Audience Type: Faculty and Staff. Monday, September 12, 2022, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM. (Virtual) Self-Paced UC Learning Center. For more info visit uc.sumtotal.host.

Enhanced Training for Faculty Search Committee Members

This workshop aims to identify factors that can introduce bias into the faculty recruitment process and provides evidence-based approaches that will maximize the likelihood that excellent and diverse candidates will be identified, selected for offers and recruited onto the UC Davis faculty. Audience: Individuals serving on a faculty search committee. Recommended Pre-work: Please complete the Implicit Association Test (IAT) in the areas of "Gender-Career IAT" and either of the following "Race IAT" or "Sexuality IAT".  The IATs are administered through Project Implicit.   Registration Required: Register today. Event Type: Workshops and Training. Audience Type: Faculty and Staff. Monday, September 12, 2022, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Virtual connection.

Heal the Healer

A weekly lunch hour self-care and mindfulness session for community members supporting refugees. Event Type: Free Events. Health and Wellness. Audience Type: Adults. Faculty and Staff. Wednesday, September 14, 2022, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Zoom. For more info visit www.eventbrite.com.

Becoming an Inclusive Leader – Session 6 *previous recordings available

Becoming an Inclusive Leader – Six Key Skills for Thriving in a Diverse New World presented by Organizational Excellence  Session 6 - Cultural Intelligence - Because Not Everyone Sees the World Through the Same Cultural Lens In this session you will examine what cultural intelligence means in your environment and how you can gain both the knowledge and adaptability to lead effectively. Registration: Register today In case you missed previous sessions, past session recordings are available. Event Type: Workshops and Training. Audience Type: Adults. Faculty and Staff. Wednesday, September 14, 2022, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM. Zoom. For more info visit hr.ucdavis.edu.

Addressing Microaggressions in Health Professions Learning Environments (1.0 CME credit)

Self-paced online virtual learning module (1.0 CME credit) At the end of the course learners will be able to: Define microaggressions , Identify the role of each member involved in microaggression (Recipient, Source, and Bystander) , Discuss the nature of the microaggression including how it could have hurtful impact on the recipients, bystanders, and/or community. , Analyze the historical, structural, and cultural context of the microaggression. , Explore how the recipient and the source may be viewing the situation differently. , Discuss responses from each member involved in the interaction that could build inclusive excellence, repair and reestablish relationships, and restore or protect reputations. Event Type: Workshops and Training. Audience Type: Faculty and Staff. Monday, September 19, 2022, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM. (Virtual) Self-Paced UC Learning Center. For more info visit uc.sumtotal.host.

Understanding How Stereotype Threat Impacts Health Professions Students (1.0 CME credit)

Self-paced online virtual learning module (1.0 CME credit) At the end of the course learners will be able to: Define the term stereotype threat. , Recognize the potential mental, emotional and cognitive responses to stereotype threat. , Describe the detrimental effect that stereotype threat can have on learning outcomes in classroom and clinical learning environments. , Discuss strategies for mitigating the activation of stereotype threat in health professions students. , Explore strategies for supporting students experiencing negative emotions and outcomes related to stereotype threat. Event Type: Workshops and Training. Audience Type: Faculty and Staff. Monday, September 19, 2022, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM. (Virtual) Self-Paced UC Learning Center. For more info visit uc.sumtotal.host.

Equity-Centered Trauma-Informed Practices workshop - Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing

Presented by the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing, Audience: UC Davis Faculty and Staff Location: TBA in person This workshop will use didactic presentations and videos with breakout activities to provide faculty and staff tools and strategies to use Trauma Informed approaches in the educational environment. Registration: Register today. Event Type: Workshops and Training. Audience Type: Faculty and Staff. Tuesday, September 20, 2022, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM. in person TBA.

Mabon (Pagan)

Multicultural Holidays and Accommodations Also referred to as Harvest Home, the Feast of the Ingathering, and Meán Fómhair. Mabon is the second celebration of the harvest, a ritual of thanksgiving for the fruits of the earth, and a recognition of the need to share them to secure the blessings of the Goddess and the God during the coming winter months. It is one of the eight major annual sabbats or festivals. Date details: Begins at sundown on the first day. Location of Event: Other. Event Type: Special Events. Presented by: Multicultural Holidays and Accommodations. Wednesday, September 21, 2022 – Thursday, September 29, 2022.

Heal the Healer

A weekly lunch hour self-care and mindfulness session for community members supporting refugees. Event Type: Free Events. Health and Wellness. Audience Type: Adults. Faculty and Staff. Wednesday, September 21, 2022, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Zoom. For more info visit www.eventbrite.com.

Save the Date! Growing as a Community

Please save the date for our Growing as a Community webinar on Wednesday, September 21st at 12pm. Registration will be available here as we get closer to the event. Event Type: Forums, Discussions and Information Sessions. Lectures and Seminars. Workshops and Training. Audience Type: Adults. Alumni. Children. Faculty and Staff. Prospective Students/Family. Students: All Registered Students. Wednesday, September 21, 2022, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Alban Elfed / Autumnal Equinox (Wiccan, Druid)

Multicultural Holidays and Accommodations Also referred to as Harvest Home, the Feast of the Ingathering, and Meán Fómhair. Mabon is the second celebration of the harvest, a ritual of thanksgiving for the fruits of the earth, and a recognition of the need to share them to secure the blessings of the Goddess and the God during the coming winter months. It is one of the eight major annual sabbats or festivals. Date details: Begins at sundown on the first day. Location of Event: Other. Event Type: Special Events. Presented by: Multicultural Holidays and Accommodations. Thursday, September 22, 2022.

Rosh Hashanah (Jewish)

Multicultural Holidays and Accommodations Holiday with significant work restriction, Recommended accommodations: Avoid scheduling important academic deadlines, events, or activities on this date. If planning an event, provide food accommodation (kosher restrictions apply). Start of the Jewish New Year, day of judgment and remembrance. The Jewish calendar celebrates the New Year in the seventh month (Tishrei) as a day of rest and celebration ten days before Yom Kippur. General practices: Prayer in synagogue and festive meals. Date details: Begins at sundown on the first day. Location of Event: Other. Event Type: Special Events. Presented by: Multicultural Holidays and Accommodations. Sunday, September 25, 2022 – Monday, September 26, 2022.

Navratri (Hindu)

Multicultural Holidays and Accommodations Navarati is one of the greatest Hindu festivals, and celebrates the triumph of good over evil. During this time, Hindus worship Durga, Lakshmi, and Saraswati. General practices: Durga is the mother goddess, and so Hindus try to visit their mothers and other relatives during this time. Some Hindus will pray and fast, and there are often feasts and dances. Location of Event: Other. Event Type: Special Events. Presented by: Multicultural Holidays and Accommodations. Monday, September 26, 2022 – Wednesday, October 5, 2022.

Addressing Microaggressions in Health Professions Learning Environments (1.0 CME credit)

Self-paced online virtual learning module (1.0 CME credit) At the end of the course learners will be able to: Define microaggressions , Identify the role of each member involved in microaggression (Recipient, Source, and Bystander) , Discuss the nature of the microaggression including how it could have hurtful impact on the recipients, bystanders, and/or community. , Analyze the historical, structural, and cultural context of the microaggression. , Explore how the recipient and the source may be viewing the situation differently. , Discuss responses from each member involved in the interaction that could build inclusive excellence, repair and reestablish relationships, and restore or protect reputations. Event Type: Workshops and Training. Audience Type: Faculty and Staff. Monday, September 26, 2022, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM. (Virtual) Self-Paced UC Learning Center. For more info visit uc.sumtotal.host.

Understanding How Stereotype Threat Impacts Health Professions Students (1.0 CME credit)

Self-paced online virtual learning module (1.0 CME credit) At the end of the course learners will be able to: Define the term stereotype threat. , Recognize the potential mental, emotional and cognitive responses to stereotype threat. , Describe the detrimental effect that stereotype threat can have on learning outcomes in classroom and clinical learning environments. , Discuss strategies for mitigating the activation of stereotype threat in health professions students. , Explore strategies for supporting students experiencing negative emotions and outcomes related to stereotype threat. Event Type: Workshops and Training. Audience Type: Faculty and Staff. Monday, September 26, 2022, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM. (Virtual) Self-Paced UC Learning Center. For more info visit uc.sumtotal.host.

Elevation of the Life-Giving Cross – Holy Cross Day (Roman Catholic)

Multicultural Holidays and Accommodations Roman Catholic liturgical observance, red vestments are worn at church services conducted on this day, and if the day falls on a Sunday, the holiday’s Mass readings are used. Location of Event: Other. Event Type: Special Events. Presented by: Multicultural Holidays and Accommodations. Tuesday, September 27, 2022.

Meskel (Ethiopian Orthodox Christian)

Multicultural Holidays and Accommodations Meskel is the Ethiopian and Eritrean Orthodox Christian commemoration of the discovery of the True Cross by Queen Eleni (St. Helena) in the 4th century. It is celebrated soon after the beginning of the Ethiopian calendar year (mid-September). Location of Event: Other. Event Type: Special Events. Presented by: Multicultural Holidays and Accommodations. Tuesday, September 27, 2022.

Shemini Atzeret (Jewish)

Multicultural Holidays and Accommodations Holiday with significant work restriction Recommended accommodations: Avoid scheduling important academic deadlines, events, or activities on this date. If planning an event, provide food accommodations (kosher restrictions apply). Also known as Atzereth, this is a fall festival, which includes a memorial service for the dead and features prayers for rain in Israel. Date details: Begins at sundown on the first day. Location of Event: Other. Event Type: Special Events. Presented by: Multicultural Holidays and Accommodations. Tuesday, September 27, 2022 – Thursday, September 29, 2022.

Fast of Gedaliah (Jewish)

Multicultural Holidays and Accommodations Fast day from dawn until dusk on the day after Rosh Hashanah to lament the assassination of the governor of Judah of that name, whose murder ended Jewish autonomy following the destruction of the First Temple. Location of Event: Other. Event Type: Special Events. Presented by: Multicultural Holidays and Accommodations. Wednesday, September 28, 2022.

Heal the Healer

A weekly lunch hour self-care and mindfulness session for community members supporting refugees. Event Type: Free Events. Health and Wellness. Audience Type: Adults. Faculty and Staff. Wednesday, September 28, 2022, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Zoom. For more info visit www.eventbrite.com.

International Blasphemy Rights Day (Atheist, Agnostic)

Multicultural Holidays and Accommodations A day celebrating blasphemy as defined in the various national, state or religious laws that encourages individuals and groups to openly express criticism of religion and blasphemy laws. Celebrations include educating about the importance of freedom of expression, even opinions contrary to religions or offensive to religious people. Blasphemy Day is celebrated on September 30 to coincide with the anniversary of the publication of satirical drawings of Muhammad in one of Denmark's newspapers, resulting in the Jyllands-Posten Muhammad cartoons controversy. Location of Event: Other. Event Type: Special Events. Presented by: Multicultural Holidays and Accommodations. Friday, September 30, 2022.

Mehregan (Zoroastrian)

Multicultural Holidays and Accommodations This day honors Mehr, the one who is believed to create bonds of friendship and love. This is also the time for the Autumn Festival in Iran. Location of Event: Other. Event Type: Special Events. Presented by: Multicultural Holidays and Accommodations. Sunday, October 2, 2022.

Addressing Microaggressions in Health Professions Learning Environments (1.0 CME credit)

Self-paced online virtual learning module (1.0 CME credit) At the end of the course learners will be able to: Define microaggressions , Identify the role of each member involved in microaggression (Recipient, Source, and Bystander) , Discuss the nature of the microaggression including how it could have hurtful impact on the recipients, bystanders, and/or community. , Analyze the historical, structural, and cultural context of the microaggression. , Explore how the recipient and the source may be viewing the situation differently. , Discuss responses from each member involved in the interaction that could build inclusive excellence, repair and reestablish relationships, and restore or protect reputations. Event Type: Workshops and Training. Audience Type: Faculty and Staff. Monday, October 3, 2022, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM. (Virtual) Self-Paced UC Learning Center. For more info visit uc.sumtotal.host.

Understanding How Stereotype Threat Impacts Health Professions Students (1.0 CME credit)

Self-paced online virtual learning module (1.0 CME credit) At the end of the course learners will be able to: Define the term stereotype threat. , Recognize the potential mental, emotional and cognitive responses to stereotype threat. , Describe the detrimental effect that stereotype threat can have on learning outcomes in classroom and clinical learning environments. , Discuss strategies for mitigating the activation of stereotype threat in health professions students. , Explore strategies for supporting students experiencing negative emotions and outcomes related to stereotype threat. Event Type: Workshops and Training. Audience Type: Faculty and Staff. Monday, October 3, 2022, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM. (Virtual) Self-Paced UC Learning Center. For more info visit uc.sumtotal.host.

Saint Francis Day (Roman Catholic)

Multicultural Holidays and Accommodations The feast commemorates the life of St. Francis, who was born in the 12th century and is the Catholic Church’s patron saint of animals and the environment. It is a popular day for pets to be “blessed.”. Location of Event: Other. Event Type: Special Events. Presented by: Multicultural Holidays and Accommodations. Tuesday, October 4, 2022.

Yom Kippur (Jewish)

Multicultural Holidays and Accommodations Holiday with significant work restriction, Recommended accommodations: Avoid scheduling important academic deadlines, events, or activities on this date and after a day of fasting. Yom Kippur is often considered the holiest day of the year for Jews, and the day is dedicated to atonement and abstinence. During Yom Kippur, Jews fast from before sundown on the first day until after sunset on the second day, and light a Yahrzeit memorial candle at sundown on the night of Yom Kippur. Date details: Begins at sundown on the first day. Avoid scheduling activities after 3:00 pm on the first day. Location of Event: Other. Event Type: Special Events. Presented by: Multicultural Holidays and Accommodations. Tuesday, October 4, 2022 – Wednesday, October 5, 2022.

Dasara / Dussehra (Hindu)

Multicultural Holidays and Accommodations Hindu celebration of victory and valor. Celebrates the victory of King Rama from defeating the demon, Ravana, who stole King Rama’s wife. General practices: Many people perform "Aditya Homa" as a "Shanti Yagna" and recite Sundara Kanda of Srimad Ramayana for five days. These Yagna performances are thought to create powerful agents in the atmosphere surrounding the house that will keep the household environment clean and healthy. Location of Event: Other. Event Type: Special Events. Presented by: Multicultural Holidays and Accommodations. Wednesday, October 5, 2022.

Heal the Healer

A weekly lunch hour self-care and mindfulness session for community members supporting refugees. Event Type: Free Events. Health and Wellness. Audience Type: Adults. Faculty and Staff. Wednesday, October 5, 2022, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Zoom. For more info visit www.eventbrite.com.

Mawlid al-Nabi (Islam)

Multicultural Holidays and Accommodations “Birth of the Prophet,” the observance of the birthday of Islamic prophet Muhammed. The day is commemorated with recollections of Muhammad's life and significance. General practices: Fasting, religious singing, family and other social gathering, decorations of streets and homes, public processions. Date details: Begins at sundown on the first day. Location of Event: Other. Event Type: Special Events. Presented by: Multicultural Holidays and Accommodations. Friday, October 7, 2022 – Saturday, October 8, 2022.

Sukkot (Jewish)

Multicultural Holidays and Accommodations Holiday with significant work restriction Recommended accommodations: Avoid scheduling important academic deadlines, events, or activities after sundown on the first evening and on the following two days. If planning an event, provide food accommodation (kosher restrictions apply). A week-long celebration that begins with the building of Sukkah for sleep and meals. Sukkot is named for the huts Moses and the Israelites lived in as they wandered the desert before reaching the promised land. Date details: Begins at sundown of the first day. Work holiday varies by denomination. Location of Event: Other. Event Type: Special Events. Presented by: Multicultural Holidays and Accommodations. Sunday, October 9, 2022 – Sunday, October 16, 2022.

Addressing Microaggressions in Health Professions Learning Environments (1.0 CME credit)

Self-paced online virtual learning module (1.0 CME credit) At the end of the course learners will be able to: Define microaggressions , Identify the role of each member involved in microaggression (Recipient, Source, and Bystander) , Discuss the nature of the microaggression including how it could have hurtful impact on the recipients, bystanders, and/or community. , Analyze the historical, structural, and cultural context of the microaggression. , Explore how the recipient and the source may be viewing the situation differently. , Discuss responses from each member involved in the interaction that could build inclusive excellence, repair and reestablish relationships, and restore or protect reputations. Event Type: Workshops and Training. Audience Type: Faculty and Staff. Monday, October 10, 2022, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM. (Virtual) Self-Paced UC Learning Center. For more info visit uc.sumtotal.host.

Understanding How Stereotype Threat Impacts Health Professions Students (1.0 CME credit)

Self-paced online virtual learning module (1.0 CME credit) At the end of the course learners will be able to: Define the term stereotype threat. , Recognize the potential mental, emotional and cognitive responses to stereotype threat. , Describe the detrimental effect that stereotype threat can have on learning outcomes in classroom and clinical learning environments. , Discuss strategies for mitigating the activation of stereotype threat in health professions students. , Explore strategies for supporting students experiencing negative emotions and outcomes related to stereotype threat. Event Type: Workshops and Training. Audience Type: Faculty and Staff. Monday, October 10, 2022, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM. (Virtual) Self-Paced UC Learning Center. For more info visit uc.sumtotal.host.

Ayathrem Gahanbar (Zoroastrian)

Multicultural Holidays and Accommodations There are six Gahambars (five-day festivals) spread throughout the year. This feast is the Zoroastrian’s celebration of the creation of plant life (“bringing home the herds”) at the end of autumn. General practices: Each Gahambar is a period to focus on worship and do only necessary work. Location of Event: Other. Event Type: Special Events. Presented by: Multicultural Holidays and Accommodations. Wednesday, October 12, 2022 – Sunday, October 16, 2022.

Heal the Healer

A weekly lunch hour self-care and mindfulness session for community members supporting refugees. Event Type: Free Events. Health and Wellness. Audience Type: Adults. Faculty and Staff. Wednesday, October 12, 2022, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Zoom. For more info visit www.eventbrite.com.

SEED: Supporting Educational Excellence in Diversity

ACCREDITATION: The University of California, Davis, Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of California, Davis, Health designates this other activity (hybrid learning) for a maximum of 7.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Nurses For the purpose of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME. Physician Assistants Physician Assistants may claim a maximum of 5.5 Category 1 credits for completing this activity. The National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. *Participants must complete all online assignments prior to the half day in class… Event Type: Free Events. Audience Type: Faculty and Staff. Thursday, October 13, 2022, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Zoom.

Start your residency at UC Davis Health - Residency Information Sessions (Virtual)

SOM Outreach & Events Start your residency at UC Davis Health Current medical students are invited to join us for a virtual information session to learn about UC Davis Health, various residency programs and specialties, living in Sacramento, CA, DEI communities, Diversity Visiting Elective Program, and spotlights from our current residents. Prospective candidates who either grew up in California, attended California schools, or interested in serving northern California communities are highly encouraged to attend. To learn more about residency and fellowship, visit our graduate medical education website: https://health.ucdavis.edu/gme/residency_programs.html  Office of Student and Resident Diversity For questions regarding information sessions, contact Eva Lee, Resident Diversity and Recruitment Coordinator at eclee@ucdavis.edu. health.ucdavis.edu/diversity health.ucdavis.edu Why Choose UC Davis? UC Davis Health is a hub of innovation where students, trainees, faculty and staff from nearly 100 post-graduate majors bring unique… Location of Event: UC Davis Campus. Cost: FREE. Contact Email: eclee@ucdavis.edu. Contact Phone #: 916-734-2644. Event Type: Forums, Discussions and Information Sessions. Free Events. Presented by: Office of Student and Resident Diversity. Friday, October 14, 2022, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

Shemini Atzeret (Jewish)

Multicultural Holidays and Accommodations Holiday with significant work restriction Recommended accommodations: Avoid scheduling important academic deadlines, events, or activities on this date. If planning an event, provide food accommodations (kosher restrictions apply). Also known as Atzereth, this is a fall festival, which includes a memorial service for the dead and features prayers for rain in Israel. Date details: Begins at sundown on the first day. Location of Event: Other. Event Type: Special Events. Presented by: Multicultural Holidays and Accommodations. Sunday, October 16, 2022 – Tuesday, October 18, 2022.

Simchat Torah (Jewish)

Multicultural Holidays and Accommodations Holiday with significant work restriction, Recommended accommodations: Avoid scheduling important academic deadlines, events, and activities on this date. If planning an event, provide food accommodation (kosher restrictions apply). Simchat Torah marks the completion of the annual cycle of the reading of the Torah in the synagogue and the beginning of the new cycle. Date details: Begins at sundown on the first day. Location of Event: Other. Event Type: Special Events. Presented by: Multicultural Holidays and Accommodations. Monday, October 17, 2022 – Tuesday, October 18, 2022.

Addressing Microaggressions in Health Professions Learning Environments (1.0 CME credit)

Self-paced online virtual learning module (1.0 CME credit) At the end of the course learners will be able to: Define microaggressions , Identify the role of each member involved in microaggression (Recipient, Source, and Bystander) , Discuss the nature of the microaggression including how it could have hurtful impact on the recipients, bystanders, and/or community. , Analyze the historical, structural, and cultural context of the microaggression. , Explore how the recipient and the source may be viewing the situation differently. , Discuss responses from each member involved in the interaction that could build inclusive excellence, repair and reestablish relationships, and restore or protect reputations. Event Type: Workshops and Training. Audience Type: Faculty and Staff. Monday, October 17, 2022, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM. (Virtual) Self-Paced UC Learning Center. For more info visit uc.sumtotal.host.

Understanding How Stereotype Threat Impacts Health Professions Students (1.0 CME credit)

Self-paced online virtual learning module (1.0 CME credit) At the end of the course learners will be able to: Define the term stereotype threat. , Recognize the potential mental, emotional and cognitive responses to stereotype threat. , Describe the detrimental effect that stereotype threat can have on learning outcomes in classroom and clinical learning environments. , Discuss strategies for mitigating the activation of stereotype threat in health professions students. , Explore strategies for supporting students experiencing negative emotions and outcomes related to stereotype threat. Event Type: Workshops and Training. Audience Type: Faculty and Staff. Monday, October 17, 2022, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM. (Virtual) Self-Paced UC Learning Center. For more info visit uc.sumtotal.host.

Book Club: Discussing Equity-Centered Trauma-Informed Education

Hosted by the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing and Oregon Health & Science University School of Nursing for joint book club sessions beginning this fall. The joint book club discussions will center around the book, Equity-Centered Trauma-Informed Education, by Alex Shervin Venet. Learn more about the author and book by visiting https://unconditionallearning.org/. All sessions are held on Mondays from 12-1:30pm. Session 1: October 17 , Session 2: November 14 , Session 3: February 13 , Session 4: March 20 (w/ author Alex Venet), Facilitators: Piri Ackerman-Barger, Associate Dean for Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, and Rana Najjar, Associate Professor at Oregon Health & Science University School of Nursing Registration: Register today. Event Type: Free Events. Audience Type: Adults. Faculty and Staff. Monday, October 17, 2022, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM.

Becoming an Inclusive Leader – Session 7 *previous recordings available

Becoming an Inclusive Leader – Six Key Skills for Thriving in a Diverse New World presented by Organizational Excellence  Session 7 - Collaboration- Because a Diverse Thinking Team is Greater Than the Sum of its Parts This session will focus on inviting in all perspectives, making it safe for individuals to fully participate and feel valued for their contribution. Registration: Register today In case you missed previous sessions, past session recordings are available. Event Type: Workshops and Training. Audience Type: Adults. Faculty and Staff. Wednesday, October 19, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Zoom. For more info visit hr.ucdavis.edu.

Heal the Healer

A weekly lunch hour self-care and mindfulness session for community members supporting refugees. Event Type: Free Events. Health and Wellness. Audience Type: Adults. Faculty and Staff. Wednesday, October 19, 2022, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Zoom. For more info visit www.eventbrite.com.

Diwali / Deepavali (Hindu, Buddhist, Sikh, Jain)

Multicultural Holidays and Accommodations Holiday with significant work restriction, Recommended accommodations: Avoid scheduling important academic deadlines, events, and activities on this date. Those celebrating will likely request the day off. Diwali—the Hindu “festival of lights”—is an extremely popular holiday for multiple religions throughout Southern Asia. Diwali extends over five days, and celebrates the victory of good over evil. The Times of India described Diwali as “a reaffirmation of hope, a renewed commitment to friendship and goodwill, and a religiously sanctioned celebration of the simple.” Fireworks, oil lamps, and sweets are common, making this a favorite holiday for children. The lamps are lit to help the goddess Lakshmi find her way into people’s homes. General practices: Lighting oil lamps and candles, setting off fireworks, and prayer. Location of Event: Other. Event Type: Special Events. Presented by: Multicultural Holidays and Accommodations. Monday, October 24, 2022.

Addressing Microaggressions in Health Professions Learning Environments (1.0 CME credit)

Self-paced online virtual learning module (1.0 CME credit) At the end of the course learners will be able to: Define microaggressions , Identify the role of each member involved in microaggression (Recipient, Source, and Bystander) , Discuss the nature of the microaggression including how it could have hurtful impact on the recipients, bystanders, and/or community. , Analyze the historical, structural, and cultural context of the microaggression. , Explore how the recipient and the source may be viewing the situation differently. , Discuss responses from each member involved in the interaction that could build inclusive excellence, repair and reestablish relationships, and restore or protect reputations. Event Type: Workshops and Training. Audience Type: Faculty and Staff. Monday, October 24, 2022, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM. (Virtual) Self-Paced UC Learning Center. For more info visit uc.sumtotal.host.

Understanding How Stereotype Threat Impacts Health Professions Students (1.0 CME credit)

Self-paced online virtual learning module (1.0 CME credit) At the end of the course learners will be able to: Define the term stereotype threat. , Recognize the potential mental, emotional and cognitive responses to stereotype threat. , Describe the detrimental effect that stereotype threat can have on learning outcomes in classroom and clinical learning environments. , Discuss strategies for mitigating the activation of stereotype threat in health professions students. , Explore strategies for supporting students experiencing negative emotions and outcomes related to stereotype threat. Event Type: Workshops and Training. Audience Type: Faculty and Staff. Monday, October 24, 2022, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM. (Virtual) Self-Paced UC Learning Center. For more info visit uc.sumtotal.host.

Enhanced Training for Faculty Search Committee Members

This workshop aims to identify factors that can introduce bias into the faculty recruitment process and provides evidence-based approaches that will maximize the likelihood that excellent and diverse candidates will be identified, selected for offers and recruited onto the UC Davis faculty. Audience: Individuals serving on a faculty search committee. Recommended Pre-work: Please complete the Implicit Association Test (IAT) in the areas of "Gender-Career IAT" and either of the following "Race IAT" or "Sexuality IAT".  The IATs are administered through Project Implicit.   Registration Required: Register today. Event Type: Workshops and Training. Audience Type: Faculty and Staff. Monday, October 24, 2022, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Virtual connection.

New Year (Jain)

Multicultural Holidays and Accommodations After celebrating Diwali at the end of Ashwina, Jains celebrate new year on the first day of the following month of Kartika. Mahavira's chief disciple Gautama Swami attained keval gyan on this day. General practices: Ritual of Snatra Puja is performed at the temple. Location of Event: Other. Event Type: Special Events. Presented by: Multicultural Holidays and Accommodations. Wednesday, October 26, 2022.

Heal the Healer

A weekly lunch hour self-care and mindfulness session for community members supporting refugees. Event Type: Free Events. Health and Wellness. Audience Type: Adults. Faculty and Staff. Wednesday, October 26, 2022, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Zoom. For more info visit www.eventbrite.com.

Twin Holy Days – Birth of the Bab and Bahá'u'lláh (Bahá'í)

Multicultural Holidays and Accommodations Holiday with significant work restriction, Recommended accommodations: Avoid scheduling important academic deadlines, events, or activities on this date. Those celebrating will likely request to have these days off. This holiday celebrates the birthdays of the Bab and of Bahá'u'lláh, two of the Baha’i faith’s most important figures. For Bahá'ís, the Twin Holy Days celebrate the rebirth of the world through the love of God, just as Christmas is for Christians. Location of Event: Other. Event Type: Special Events. Presented by: Multicultural Holidays and Accommodations. Thursday, October 27, 2022 – Friday, October 28, 2022.

Becoming an Inclusive Leader – Check-in Conversation #2

Becoming an Inclusive Leader – Six Key Skills for Thriving in a Diverse New World presented by Organizational Excellence  Check-In Conversation #2 - Opportunity for More In-Depth Discussion This second and final Check-In Conversation will have small groups and facilitators for each group. Bring your questions and anything you’d like to discuss related to the last three topics: Curiosity , Cultural Intelligence , Collaboration, Registration: Register today In case you missed previous sessions, past session recordings are available. Event Type: Workshops and Training. Audience Type: Adults. Faculty and Staff. Thursday, October 27, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Zoom. For more info visit hr.ucdavis.edu.

Milvian Bridge Day (Christian)

Multicultural Holidays and Accommodations Christian day of solemn reflection on the relationship of the spiritual community and the powers of civil government. On October 28, 312 CE, Emperor Constantine prevailed in a battle and proceeded to make Christianity the legal religion of the Roman Empire. Location of Event: Other. Event Type: Special Events. Presented by: Multicultural Holidays and Accommodations. Friday, October 28, 2022.

All Hallows’ Eve / All Saints’ Eve / Halloween (Roman Catholic)

Multicultural Holidays and Accommodations Christian celebration of mystery combining prayers and merriment involving children and families. It is a prelude to All Saint's Day, and begins the three-day observation of Allhallowtide dedicated to remembering the dead. Location of Event: Other. Event Type: Special Events. Presented by: Multicultural Holidays and Accommodations. Monday, October 31, 2022.

Día de los Muertos / Day of the Dead / Día de Muertos (Mexican, Central American, South American, Caribbean)

Multicultural Holidays and Accommodations A holiday celebrated throughout Mexico, Central and South America, and parts of the Caribbean. It is acknowledged internationally in many other cultures. The multi-day holiday focuses on gatherings of family and friends to pray for and remember friends and family members who have died, and help support their spiritual journey. Prior to Spanish colonization in the 16th century, the celebration took place at the beginning of summer. Gradually, it was associated with October 31, November 1, and November 2. Traditions connected with the holiday include building private altars called ofrendas, honoring the deceased using calaveras, marigolds, and the favorite foods and beverages of the departed, and visiting graves with these as gifts. Location of Event: Other. Event Type: Special Events. Presented by: Multicultural Holidays and Accommodations. Monday, October 31, 2022 – Wednesday, November 2, 2022.

Reformation Day (Protestant)

Multicultural Holidays and Accommodations Protestant Christian anniversary of their tradition and its emphasis on the place of the Bible and religious freedom. On October 31, 1517, Martin Luther posted a belief statement on Wittenberg Church door. Date details: The date of public observation is the Sunday before October 31. Location of Event: Other. Event Type: Special Events. Presented by: Multicultural Holidays and Accommodations. Monday, October 31, 2022.

Samhain (Pagan, Wiccan, Druid)

Multicultural Holidays and Accommodations One of the four "greater Sabbats" and considered by some to be the Wiccan New Year. A time to celebrate the lives of those who have passed on, welcome those born during the past year into the community, and reflecting on past relationships, events, and other significant changes in life. Date details: Begins at sundown on the first day. Location of Event: Other. Event Type: Special Events. Presented by: Multicultural Holidays and Accommodations. Monday, October 31, 2022 – Tuesday, November 1, 2022.

Addressing Microaggressions in Health Professions Learning Environments (1.0 CME credit)

Self-paced online virtual learning module (1.0 CME credit) At the end of the course learners will be able to: Define microaggressions , Identify the role of each member involved in microaggression (Recipient, Source, and Bystander) , Discuss the nature of the microaggression including how it could have hurtful impact on the recipients, bystanders, and/or community. , Analyze the historical, structural, and cultural context of the microaggression. , Explore how the recipient and the source may be viewing the situation differently. , Discuss responses from each member involved in the interaction that could build inclusive excellence, repair and reestablish relationships, and restore or protect reputations. Event Type: Workshops and Training. Audience Type: Faculty and Staff. Monday, October 31, 2022, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM. (Virtual) Self-Paced UC Learning Center. For more info visit uc.sumtotal.host.

Understanding How Stereotype Threat Impacts Health Professions Students (1.0 CME credit)

Self-paced online virtual learning module (1.0 CME credit) At the end of the course learners will be able to: Define the term stereotype threat. , Recognize the potential mental, emotional and cognitive responses to stereotype threat. , Describe the detrimental effect that stereotype threat can have on learning outcomes in classroom and clinical learning environments. , Discuss strategies for mitigating the activation of stereotype threat in health professions students. , Explore strategies for supporting students experiencing negative emotions and outcomes related to stereotype threat. Event Type: Workshops and Training. Audience Type: Faculty and Staff. Monday, October 31, 2022, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM. (Virtual) Self-Paced UC Learning Center. For more info visit uc.sumtotal.host.

All Hallows' Day / All Saints’ Day / Hallowmas (Roman Catholic)

Multicultural Holidays and Accommodations It is an opportunity for believers to remember all saints and martyrs, known and unknown, throughout Christian history. General practices: As part of this day of obligation, believers are required to attend church and try not to do any servile work. Location of Event: Other. Event Type: Special Events. Presented by: Multicultural Holidays and Accommodations. Tuesday, November 1, 2022.

All Souls’ Day (Roman Catholic)

Multicultural Holidays and Accommodations An opportunity for Roman Catholics and Anglo-Catholic churches to commemorate the faithful departed. The official name of the celebration in the Roman Rite liturgy is "The Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed.” General practices: Remembering and praying for the souls of people who are in Purgatory, the place (or state) in which those who have died atone for their less grave sins before being granted the vision of God in Heaven (called the Beatific vision). Location of Event: Other. Event Type: Special Events. Presented by: Multicultural Holidays and Accommodations. Wednesday, November 2, 2022.

Heal the Healer

A weekly lunch hour self-care and mindfulness session for community members supporting refugees. Event Type: Free Events. Health and Wellness. Audience Type: Adults. Faculty and Staff. Wednesday, November 2, 2022, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Zoom. For more info visit www.eventbrite.com.

Start your residency at UC Davis Health - Residency Information Sessions (Virtual)

SOM Outreach & Events Start your residency at UC Davis Health Current medical students are invited to join us for a virtual information session to learn about UC Davis Health, various residency programs and specialties, living in Sacramento, CA, DEI communities, Diversity Visiting Elective Program, and spotlights from our current residents. Prospective candidates who either grew up in California, attended California schools, or interested in serving northern California communities are highly encouraged to attend. To learn more about residency and fellowship, visit our graduate medical education website: https://health.ucdavis.edu/gme/residency_programs.html  Office of Student and Resident Diversity For questions regarding information sessions, contact Eva Lee, Resident Diversity and Recruitment Coordinator at eclee@ucdavis.edu. health.ucdavis.edu/diversity, health.ucdavis.edu Why Choose UC Davis? UC Davis Health is a hub of innovation where students, trainees, faculty and staff from nearly 100 post-graduate majors bring unique… Location of Event: UC Davis Campus. Cost: FREE. Contact Email: eclee@ucdavis.edu. Contact Phone #: 916-734-2644. Event Type: Forums, Discussions and Information Sessions. Free Events. Presented by: Office of Student and Resident Diversity. Friday, November 4, 2022, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.