Equity, Diversity & Inclusion

Biomedical Graduate Education welcomes scholars of all backgrounds, and our programs aim to advance equity and inclusion in academia as well as in biomedical professions. We are making a variety of efforts to overcome structural barriers and support marginalized graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.

Commitment to Diversity After Affirmative Action Ruling

Read Georgetown’s response to the U.S. Supreme Court ruling on affirmative action, and our continued commitment to diversity.

Diversity at BGE

Of students who enrolled in 2022-23…

30%were of racial/ethnic backgrounds underrepresented in biomedical science
13%were international students, representing 17 countries and five continents

BGE Programs Advancing Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

Hoyas for Science Scholarship

Merit scholarship advancing diversity in BGE

Initiative for Maximizing Student Development

Two-year interdepartmental cohort program for doctoral students

One Step Ahead Mentoring

Master’s students learning from medical and Ph.D. students

Meet the Hoyas Scholars

Tilar Martin

Past Hoyas for Science Scholarship recipients share their academic and professional inspirations, challenges and goals.


Current Students

Find the many resources available to all BGE students.

Campus Ministry

Services, student groups and opportunities across faith traditions.

Accessibility Resources

Find support for students and faculty.

International Students

Get support from International Student & Scholar Services.

Bias Reporting

Georgetown University tracks and reviews bias-related incidents.

Georgetown University Centers and Offices

Learn More

Visit Georgetown University Medical Center’s Anti-Racism & Racial Justice page for more information about university projects and groups advancing equity, diversity and inclusion.