Underrepresented Ethnicities in Neurocritical Care and Intersectional Concepts (UENCIC)

Mission

Promote best practices and advance diversity in the workforce
  • Focus on recruitment, training, and retention of new practitioners in neurocrtical care
  • Creating partnership to advance opportunities for equity and diversity
  • Collaboration with trainees
  • Celebrate the diversity that exists in the neurocritical care society

Vision

To create an environment where the Neurocritical Care Society representation reflects the populations they serve.

Who are Underrepresented in Medicine?

Underrepresented in medicine means those racial and ethnic populations that are underrepresented in the medical profession relative to their numbers in the general population. - American College of Medical Colleges

What is intersectionality or intersectional concepts?

An analytical framework for understanding how aspects of a person’s social and political identities combine to create different modes of discrimination and privilege.- Wikipedia

Leadership

UENCIC Subcommittee Co-Chair: Christa O’Hana S. Nobleza, MD
UENCIC Subcommittee Co-Chair Elect: Jon Cokley, PharmD

Resources