The SKMC Council for Diversity and Inclusion (D & I) is charged with reviewing and assessing the status and effectiveness of diversity and inclusion initiatives at SKMC and makes recommendations regarding initiatives, policies, and resources needed to achieve desired outcomes. Headed by Mark L. Tykocinski, MD, the Anthony F. and Gertrude M. DePalma Dean of SKMC, and cochaired by Dr. Bernie Lopez, the Council determines the course of diversity and inclusion at SKMC with input from members who are deans, department chairs, faculty, administrators, residents and students.