Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Statement
The University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria Psychiatry Department highly values the emotional health and wellbeing of our employees, trainees and patients. We are committed to providing a safe space that allows for free expression, education and care without fear of reprisal. We support communities of diverse ethnic, racial and religious heritage and members of the LGBTQ+ community. We denounce and actively oppose racism, discrimination, oppression, prejudice and hate. We acknowledge that we carry our own implicit biases and actively work to ensure that our practices and behaviors support individuals of all creeds, cultures, gender identity, sexual orientation, religious affiliations and races.