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Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV

Medical School

Mailing Address
625 Shadow Lane
Las Vegas, Alabama 89106
(702) 895-3011
School Information
Founded in 2014, "The Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV will serve our patients, students, medical professionals, and community as a transformational force for improving healthcare in Nevada. This is accomplished by delivering evidence-based, innovative centers of excellence in medical education and research, coupled with cost-effective, high-quality care that improves the health of our community members throughout their lifespan, becoming an integral contributor to an Academic Health Center, and creating a culture of collaboration through inclusion and excellence" (Source:
General Information
The school has engaged in a couple DEI efforts. Namely, the school commissioned an artwork within a theme of "diversity, inclusion, and acceptance." Furthermore, coaching sessions are offered by the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. No mandatory training for anti-racism is required at this time. See developments below:

Actions Taken

Symbolic Actions
  • The school states that “the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (ODEI) offers mentoring and coaching sessions throughout the year for students who are interested in medicine.”
  • The school affirms that “as an academic medical center, it is our privilege and responsibility to train and mentor future healthcare providers who will understand, appreciate, and advocate for diversity, equity, and inclusion and are well-positioned to provide the best care to all people.”
  • On November 23, 2022, it was announced that “the class of 2022 commissioned the first painting to hang in MEB.” The painting hanging in the Medical Education Building represents a theme of “diversity, inclusion, and acceptance.”
  • On February 21, 2023, the UNLV School of Medicine held an event for “Grand Rounds: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Primer 2023 - The AAMC's New DEI Competencies and Implications for Medical Education” which served to “discuss the AAMC's new competency-based education model for diversity, equity and inclusion.”
Last updated July 17th, 2023
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