Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee (DEI)
The Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee’s mission is to work consistently to create an inclusive and equitable environment for ASNY members. We invite all members to engage and grow the voice of all acupuncturists within ASNY and across the medical community.
- Work to Increase diversity within the ASNY membership at all levels.
- Highlight diversity and inclusion efforts being done within the acupuncture community.
- Aid our members in the recognition of intrinsic bias through lectures, continuing education units, and newsletters.
- Seek out resources for members to support them in their role in working with and caring for diverse groups.
- Providing a consistent contact point for members who have questions about cultural congruence, cultural competency, and intrinsic bias when working with or caring for diverse groups of people.
- Provide educational resources for member acupuncturists on topics related to melanated skin.
- Provide educational resources for member acupuncturists on topics related to LBGTQIA+ community.
- Working with ASNY toward a more equitable and inclusive environment for all members rippling into our communities.