BOND (Bridging Opportunities and Networking in Diversity) Initiative consists of student leaders from graduate level organizations (e.g., Asian Pacific American Medical Student Association (APAMSA), Gay-Straight Alliance, Latino Medical Student Association (LMSA), Student National Medical Association (SNMA), Stead Society Diversity Representative and Graduate Professional Student Council Representative, DUSON Spectrum LGBTQ Advocacy Group, DAAMN: Duke Chapter of the American Association of Men in Nursing, etc.). BOND offers programming, service, and social events for promoting interprofessional collaboration.
Center for Multicultural Affairs, “Building a World Community for Today, Tomorrow, and Beyond”, uses a peer-driven approach “to create a more vibrant and inclusive multicultural student community.”
In addition to the resources available to SoM matriculants, (e.g., community engagement, multicultural education, leadership development, university/cultural funds, etc.), the CMA also has several other activities, such as:
- Down to Earth Dinner Series, where students, faculty, and staff network over a relaxed dinner; approximately once monthly, 530-730pm.
- Monday Motivations is a weekly meet-and-greet session for students, faculty, staff, and community members. Conversations center on multiculturalism and social justice; weekly on Mondays, 11-1pm at the CMA.
- Student Organization Support, such as available space for meeting and programming, as well as advising roles for student groups.
Diversity, “Knowledge. Commitment. Excellence.” Includes aspects related to diversity across Duke’s campus.
Student Affairs “Duke Student Affairs helps students dream what might be … and enjoy what is and what will be” through intellectual, social, cultural and physical development programs and services.