Dr. Stanley Goldfarb, the chairman of an anti-woke medical group called Do No Harm, submitted an official comment to the medical school’s Faculty Steering Committee arguing that the policy is “deeply illiberal.”
“Forcing candidates to declare their support for DEI when so many of them undoubtedly oppose it would compel dishonesty,” Goldfarb said. “Forcing candidates to show a track record of involvement in DEI would compel participation in and allegiance to a belief system. All of this is deeply illiberal and violates [Indiana University Medical School’s] own professed commitment to academic freedom.”
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