Diversity

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Annual Report

At a glance

32%of Students Are Minorities

31%of Faculty and Staff Are Minorities

43%of Students are First-Generation College Students

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<p>Description of the video:</p><p>Description of the following video:</p><p>[Video: View of Indianapolis from the sky.]</p><p>[Music]</p><p>Nir: People today are living longer and longer…</p><p>[Words appear: Bachelor of Science in Health Services Management, Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health Indianapolis]</p><p>Nir: …and yet major chronic diseases are also on the rise. To face these challenges, tomorrow’s leaders need to be fluent in the languages of both business and healthcare.</p><p>[Words appear: Business, Healthcare]</p><p>[Video: People walking through an airport.]</p><p>[Words appear: Dr. Nir Menachemi; Health Policy and Management Department Chair]</p><p>[Video: Man in a shirt and tie speaks while sitting on a sofa, followed by a scene of a classroom, students going up and down escalators, and professors and students during a class.]</p><p>Nir: Our bachelor’s degree program in health services management prepares you for exciting career opportunities in such places as hospitals, clinics, and nursing homes, just to name a few… In each of these settings you will have the opportunity to make a meaningful impact.</p><p>[Video: Man in a blue shirt begins speaking.]</p><p>[Words appear: Jerry, Student]</p><p>Jerry: Yeah, health services management is a backbone behind the scenes of health care.</p><p>[Video: A female professor talks with students during a class.]</p><p>Colleen: There’s so many things that you can do with this degree and that’s what really drew me into this.</p><p>[Words appear: Colleen, Student]</p><p>[Video: A male professor points to a whiteboard during a class.]</p><p>Abby: I really love the fact that I know health care more at a business level than as a clinical level.</p>

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<p>[Words appear: Abby, BS 2015]</p><p>[Video: A female pulls a book off a shelf in a library setting.]</p><p>Ashley: I wasn’t very good around blood and clinical side so I decided to do the business side instead.</p><p>[Words appear: Ashley, Student]</p><p>[Video: Nir talks with students during a class, followed by woman with light brown hair talking in an office setting.]</p><p>Kara: Not only are you investing in yourself but you’re quickly seeing that you’re making an investment to other people.</p><p>[Video: A man in a gray suit sits in an office setting, followed by a female student talking with a professional in an office.]</p><p>Juan: The health service management degree really helps you prepare for that next step, which might be a graduate degree, which might be an entry level management role within a health care organization where you’ll be viewed as a leader.</p><p>[Words appear: Juan, BS 2014, MHA 2015]</p><p>[Video: A female student with black glasses and curly hair talks while sitting in an office.]</p><p>Jala: It’s making me a better person. It’s making me think other ways I’ve never thought before because I’ve never been this challenged to think that way.</p><p>[Words appear: Jala, Student]</p><p>[Video: Students chat in a classroom, a young lady talks with a professional, and Nir teaches in front of students.]</p><p>Jori: A lot of the classes are more so real life events, applying real-world issues to the classroom.</p><p>[Words appear: Jori, Student]</p><p>p&gt;[Video: Kara speaking.]</p><p>Kara: And my professors that I had, they all were in the workforce.</p><p>p&gt;[Video: Nir teaches students in a class, followed by other professors interacting with students in different environments.]</p><p>Kara: They were part of the everyday trends and things that were going on in the health care industry.</p><p>Juan: They can grant you opportunities outside of the four walls of the school and the program itself.</p><p>[Video: Students chatting in a variety of class environments, followed by the scene where Jala is speaking.]</p><p>Jala: Do you see yourself as a leader? Do you see yourself on the administration side? And if the answer is yes, than I would just recommend Health Services Management because of my experience and how I’ve grown in this program… I would love for someone else to grow the same amount that I’ve grown.</p><p>[Video: A female student, wearing a blue dress, stares into the distance and then walks on campus to different buildings and hospitals.]</p><p>[Words appear: Skyler, Student]</p><p>Kara: Seeing that you get to be a part of something larger than yourself is really rewarding and I think that being a part of this program helped you quickly see that the healthcare industry and all that it has to offer around us, could give that back to you.</p><p>[Video: Kara speaking, followed by Juan speaking]</p><p>Juan: You will be a huge part of what health care looks like 10 to 15 to 20 years from now. If you go into health services management.</p><p>[Video: A collection of scenes where a professor teaches, a student writes in a notebook, a group of students high five each other in a class, and ends with Jala speaking.]</p><p>Jala: I’m excited for my future and to receive that degree in health service management and see what I can do with it because I’m ready.</p><p>[Words appear on white background: Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health Indianapolis Bachelor of Science in Health Services Management | PBHEALTH.IUPUI.EDU]</p><p>[Music ends]</p><p>[End of transcript]

One of the best ways they've prepared me is learning how to connect with people.

Naqeeb Rahman, 2018 FSPH Alumnus