Our shared path to greater

diversity, equity, and inclusion

Journey For Teams

Resources

Quick access to key resources that will help you along your DEI journey.

The Power Of Diversity

Banaji, M.R. & Greenwals, A.G. (2013). Blindspot: hidden biases of good people. New York: Random House.

Elliott, J. (2016). A collar in my pocket: The blue eyes, brown eyes exercise. Scotts Valley: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform.

Purdue University, College of Veterinary Medicine Diversity Certificate program https://vet.purdue.edu/diversity/certificate/

Williams, B.A. (2020). Diversity in the workplace: Eye-opening interviews to jumpstart conversations about identity, privilege, and bias. Emeryville: Callisto Media.

The inclusion of resources by this author does not imply or constitute an endorsement by the American Veterinary Medical Association or the Veterinary Medical Association Executives.

Unconscious Bias

Implicit Association Tests at Project Implicit: https://implicit.harvard.edu/implicit/takeatest.html

Marcelin, J.R., Siraj, D.S., Victor, R., Kotadia, S. & A., Maldonado, Y.A. (2019). The impact of unconscious bias in healthcare: How to recognize and mitigate it. The Journal of Infectious Diseases, 220(2), S62–S73. https://doi.org/10.1093/infdis/jiz214

UCLA’s Implicit Bias Online Training: https://equity.ucla.edu/know/implicit-bias/

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Psychological Safety

Books, articles, videos and blog posts about psychological safety: https://amycedmondson.com/psychological-safety/

Measuring psychological safety: https://psychsafety.co.uk/measure-psychological-safety/

Building a psychologically safe workplace, TedXHGSE talk: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LhoLuui9gX8

Psychological safety of healthcare staff, open access article: https://psnet.ahrq.gov/perspective/annual-perspective-psychological-safety-healthcare-staff

Insights Discovery Assessment Tool: www.insights.com/us

Sense of belonging Assessment Tool from Imperial College London: https://www.imperial.ac.uk/media/imperial-college/staff/education-development-unit/public/Sense-of-belonging-at-Imperial-College-London-scale.pdf

Fear & creativity: Why psychological safety is crucial for success. Lean Learning Center. (2022, May 10).
https://leanlearningcenter.com/blog/why-psychological-safety-is-crucial-for-creative-endeavors/

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Microaggressions

Greenhill, L. & Wong Lau, K. (Hosts). (2017, September 23). Microaggressions (No. 27) [Audio podcast episode]. In AAVMC’s Diversity & Inclusion on Air: Conversations about Diversity, Inclusion & Veterinary Medicine. AAVMC.
https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/27-microaggressions/id1566172448?i=1000520344997

Limbong, A. (Host). (2020, June 9). Microaggressions are a big deal: How to talk them out and when to walk away [Audio podcast episode]. In Life Kit. NPR. https://www.npr.org/2020/06/08/872371063/microaggressions-are-a-big-deal-how-to-talk-them-out-and-when-to-walk-away

Sue, D.W. (2021). Microaggressions: Death by a thousand cuts. Scientific American.

Sue, D.W. & Spanierman, L. (2020). Microaggressions in everyday life. New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons.

Yang, Y., & Carroll, D.W. (2018). Gendered microaggressions in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Leadership and Research in Education, 4, 28–45.

The inclusion of resources by this author does not imply or constitute an endorsement by the American Veterinary Medical Association or the Veterinary Medical Association Executives.

Brave Spaces

AVMA Brace Space Certificate Program: https://axon.avma.org/local/catalog/view/product.php?productid=125

Brown, B., & Guillen, B. (Hosts). (2022, November 17). Building brave spaces [Audio podcast episode]. In Dare to Lead with Brené Brown. Brené Brown, LLC. https://brenebrown.com/podcast/building-brave-spaces/

Cary, M. (2021, August 31). How inclusive is your workplace? https://caryconsulting.com/inclusiveworkplace/

Praslova, L. N. (2022, June 2021). An intersectional approach to inclusion at work. Harvard Business Review. https://hbr.org/2022/06/an-intersectional-approach-to-inclusion-at-work

Radical Candor. (2016, August 15). Radical Candor – improve your in person, impromptu feedback [Video]. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rFgu0nOHCcE

RSA. (2013, December 10). Brené Brown on empathy [Video]. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Evwgu369Jw

Twill. (2015, December 7). Why mindfulness is a superpower: an animation [Video]. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w6T02g5hnT4

The inclusion of resources by this author does not imply or constitute an endorsement by the American Veterinary Medical Association or the Veterinary Medical Association Executives.

The Art Of Retention

Forbes Human Resources Council. (2021, August 11). Where to look when employee turnover rates start rising. Forbes Magazine. https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbeshumanresourcescouncil/2021/08/11/where-to-look-when-employee-turnover-rates-start-climbing/?sh=423d024c19ea

Hadelman, S. (2022, February 22). Employee retention strategies to implement in 2022. Forbes Magazine. https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbesagencycouncil/2022/02/22/employee-retention-strategies-to-implement-in-2022/?sh=56521f174421

Managing for employee retention. Society for Human Resources Management. (membership required)
https://www.shrm.org/resourcesandtools/tools-and-samples/toolkits/pages/managing-for-employee-retention.aspx

McCann, M. (2022, March 23). Recruitment and retention in the third year of the pandemic require communication and compromise. Forbes Magazine. https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbeshumanresourcescouncil/2022/03/23/recruitment-and-retention-in-the-third-year-of-the-pandemic-require-communication-and-compromise/?sh=58f397357174

Reold, K. (2022, February 16). How to retain sta in 2022. Forbes Magazine.
https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbeshumanresourcescouncil/2022/02/16/how-to-retain-staff-in-2022/?sh=baaae94297b6

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The Art Of Recruitment

Cooks-Campbell, A. (2021, November 1). What a diversity recruiting strategy is — and how to improve it. BetterUp.
https://www.betterup.com/blog/diversity-recruiting

Dixon, J. A. (2020, September 29). 7 proactive strategies to recruit a more diverse workforce. Bamboo HR.
https://www.bamboohr.com/blog/how-to-recruit-a-diverse-workforce

Tedx Talks. (2019, June 21). How to master recruiting | Mads Faurholt-Jorgensen | TEDxWarwick [Video]. YouTube. https://youtu.be/sxjgL64czRY

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Client Communications Through A Dei Lens

Frey, W. (2018). The US will become ‘minority white’ in 2045, Census projects. The Avenue.
https://www.brookings.edu/blog/the-avenue/2018/03/14/the-us-will-become-minority-white-in-2045-census-projects/

Funk, K. (2022, February 14). What is inclusive customer service? Accessibility. https://www.accessibility.com/blog/what-is-inclusive-customer-service

Galanti, G. A. (2000). An introduction to cultural differences. The Western Journal of Medicine, 172, 335–336. https://doi.org/10.1136/ewjm.172.5.335

Hastings, R. (2010). Cultural competence: Reconsidering the handshake.
https://www.shrm.org/resourcesandtools/hr-topics/behavioral-competencies/global-and-cultural-effectiveness/pages/reconsideringthehandshake.aspx

Trovato, S. (2021, September 6). 5 ways to incorporate DEI into your CX practices. DiversityQ. https://diversityq.com/how-to-incorporate-dei-into-your-customer-experience-practices/

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Religious Diversity

Anderson, R. (March 2019). What the crow knows: A journey into the animal mind. The Atlantic. https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2019/03/what-the-crow-knows/580726

Bristol, W. A. (2019, January). Religion and the care, treatment, and rights of animals. Tufts University Chaplaincy. https://chaplaincy.tufts.edu/humanist/files/Religion-Animals.pdf

Davis, H., Irwin, P., Richardson, M., & O’Brien-Malone, A. (2003). When a pet dies: Religious issues, euthanasia and strategies for coping with bereavement. Anthrozoös, 16(1), 57–74. https://doi.org/10.2752/089279303786992378

Grandin, T. Improving religious slaughter practices in the U.S. Anthropology of Food, 5. https://doi.org/10.4000/aof.93

Louis Caruana, S. J. (2020). Different religions, different animal ethics? Animal Frontiers, 10(1), 8–14. https://academic.oup.com/af/article/10/1/8/5699790

Pluralism Project. (n.d.). Religions. Harvard University. https://pluralism.org/religions

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Pathway Development In Veterinary Medicine

4-H. Retrieved June 5, 2023, from https://4-h.org/

EAB. (n.d.). How to build a pre-college pathway program. Purdue Diversity and Inclusion Certificate—K-12 Engagement Module. EAB. https://vet.purdue.edu/humancenteredvetmed/overview.php

Ferguson, T., and Coward-Gomes, A. (2020). C is for critter fixer. Terrence Ferguson.

Future Farmers of America. Retrieved June 5, 2023, from https://www.ffa.org/

Greenhill, L. (2019, June 1). Pipelines and pathways. Today’s Veterinary Business. https://todaysveterinarybusiness.com/pipelines-and-pathways/

Human Animal Bond Research Institute, PetcoLove. Understanding the role of race and ethnicity in pet ownership and care: survey highlights opportunity to better serve all pet parents. Human Animal Bond Research Institute. https://habri.org/DEI

League of VetaHumanz. This is how we “role.” Purdue University. https://vet.purdue.edu/vetahumanz/training/this-is-how-we-role/

Roth, C. (2021). What does a real doctor look like? Fulton Books.

Roth, C. (2022). What’s a real doctor? Fulton Books.

Thill, M. (2019, June 1). The diversity pipeline. Veterinary Advantage.
https://mydigitalpublication.com/publication/?i=789196&article_id=4559725&view=articleBrowser

Thompson, D. (2013, November 6). The 33 whitest jobs in America. The Atlantic.
https://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2013/11/the-33-whitest-jobs-in-america/281180/

Vet Set Go. Retrieved June 5, 2023, from https://www.vetsetgo.com/

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Accessibility In The Workplace

Americans with Disabilities Act. (n.d.). U.S. Department of Justice Civil Rights Division. https://www.ada.gov/

Gleeson, M. (2020, May 18). Veterinary schools rethink standards for students with physical disabilities. Insight Into Diversity. https://www.insightintodiversity.com/veterinary-schools-rethink-standards-for-students-with-physical-disabilities/

DiGioia, P. (2012, October 1). Veterinarians with disabilities: Practicing a full life. VIN News Service.
https://news.vin.com/default.aspx?pid=210&catId=638&id=5545971

The inclusion of resources by this author does not imply or constitute an endorsement by the American Veterinary Medical Association or the Veterinary Medical Association Executives.

Cultural Responsiveness In Veterinary Medicine

Krause, I.-B. (1993). Book review: Promoting cultural diversity: Strategies for health care professionals Kathryn Hopkins Kavanagh & Patricia H. Kennedy sage publications, 1992. pp. 162, Pb. £13.50; ISBN 0-8039-4657-0. International Journal of Social Psychiatry, 39(4), 313–313. https://doi.org/10.1177/002076409303900407

MeetingNotes.com. (n.d.). 10 rapport-building questions to build trust and connection quickly. https://meetingnotes.com/blog/rapport-building-questions

Minnican, C., & O’Toole, G. (2020). Exploring the incidence of culturally responsive communication in Australian healthcare: The first rapid review on this concept. BMC Health Services Research, 20(1), 20. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12913-019-4859-6

Plotts, C. (2020). Cultural intentions. DBC Publishing.

Twin English Centres. (n.d.). Learn to say hello in 50 languages. https://www.twinenglishcentres.com/blog/learn-to-say-hello-in-50-languages

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Embracing Gender Diversity: Exploring Gender Identity

American Psychological Association. (2023). Understanding transgender people, gender identity and gender expressionhttps://www.apa.org/topics/lgbtq/transgender-people-gender-identity-gender-expression

Barker, M.-J., & Scheele, J. (2019). Gender: A graphic guide. Icon Books.

Fiarman, S. E. (2016). Unconscious bias: When good intentions aren’t enough. Educational Leadership, 74(3), 10–15.

Huffman, A. H., Mills, M. J., Howes, S. S., & Albritton, M. D. (2021). Workplace support and a rming behaviors: Moving toward a transgender, gender diverse, and non-binary friendly workplace. International Journal of Transgender Health, 22(3), 225–242.

PFLAG. (2020, December). Gender expression. PFLAG National Glossary of Terms. https://pflag.org/glossary/

PrideVMC. (2023). Gender diversity guide. https://pridevmc.org/gender-diversity-guide/

PrideVMC. (2021). Gender Identity Bill of Rights. https://pridevmc.org/gibor/

Trevor Project. (2021). Trevor Project research brief: Diversity of non-binary youth. https://www.thetrevorproject.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/Diversity-of-Nonbinary-Youth_-July-Research-Brief.pdf

The inclusion of resources by this author does not imply or constitute an endorsement by the American Veterinary Medical Association or the Veterinary Medical Association Executives.

Allyship

The Anti-Oppression Network. (2018, March 12). Retrieved May 8, 2023, from https://theantioppressionnetwork.com/allyship/

Catlin, K. (2019). Better allies: Everyday actions to create inclusive, engaging workplaces. Better Allies Press.

Greenhill, L., & Craig, L. (2019). Diversity and inclusion on air: From bystander to ally [Video]. YouTube. Retrieved May 8, 2023, from https://www.youtube.com/live/PoAUqgguRk0?feature=share

Hughes, C. The 7 types of allies – which one are you? Retrieved October 12, 2023, from https://inclusiveleadersgroup.com/the-7-types-of-allies-which-one-are-you/

Lamont, A. (n.d.). The guide to allyship. Retrieved May 8, 2023, from https://guidetoallyship.com/

Salter, N. P., & Migliaccio, L. (2019). Allyship as a diversity and inclusion tool in the workplace. In Diversity within diversity management (pp. 131–152). Emerald Publishing Limited.

Wong, A. (2020). Disability visibility. Crown Books for Young Readers.

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Understanding Generational Diversity

Hennelly, D.S., & Schurman, B. (2023, January 5). Bridging generational divides in your workplace. Harvard Business Review Ascend. Retrieved May 20, 2023, from https://hbr.org/2023/01/bridging-generational-divides-in-your-workplace.

Janssen, D., & Carradini, S. (2021). Generation Z workplace communication habits and expectations. IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication, 64(2), 137–153.

Kalita, S.M. (2024, January 24). What to know when five generations share an o ce. Charter-in partnership with Time Newsletter. Retrieved June 1, 2023, from https://time.com/charter/6249581/what-to-know-when-five-generations-share-an-o ce/

Lee, C.C., Lim, H.S., Seo, D., & Kwak, D-H. (2022). Examining employee retention and motivation: the moderating e ect of employee generation. Evidence-based HRM: a Global Forum for Empirical Scholarship, 10(4), 385–402.

Organizational Learning & Talent Development. (2022, May 4.) The five generations at work [Video]. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nuT8ysUhSgA

Organizational Learning & Talent Development. (2022, May 11.) Leading and engaging the five generations at work [Video]. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5fe8sLsnwfo

Strauss, W. & Howe, N. (1992). Generations: The history of America’s future, 1584 to 2069. Quill.

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