Dr. David Acosta visit

McGovern Medical School welcomed Dr. David Acosta, chief diversity and inclusion officer at the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Jan. 18. Acosta, center, is seen here with Dr. Pedro Mancias, assistant dean for diversity and inclusion; Dr. LaTanya Love, vice president of diversity and leadership development; Dean Barbara J. Stoll, and Dr. Michael Blackburn, executive vice president and chief academic officer. Acosta provides strategic vision and leadership for the AAMC’s inclusion activities across the medical education community and leads the association’s Diversity Policy and Programs Unit. During the visit, Acosta met with students, faculty, and leaders at McGovern Medical School to learn about the diversity and inclusion initiatives happening on campus.