Associate Dean for Diversity Affairs

About Alvaro

Alvaro Tori, MD, FAAP, is Associate Dean of Diversity Affairs for Faculty Affairs |Professional Development |Diversity. He practices medicine in the pediatric critical care unit at Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health and IUSM. He’s enthusiastic about his position in Diversity Affairs because it affords him the opportunity to increase representational diversity, inclusive working and learning environment, and cultural competency and humility training through his efforts with strategic programming at IUSM. Mentoring a diverse group of students, residents, fellows and faculty, Dr. Tori considers it a personal mission to influence the next generation of practitioners and ensure diversity among their ranks. His personal experience, as both a native of Peru and a member of the LGBTQ community, enables him to truly understand the meaning of diversity and the importance of its acceptance. In his free time, Dr. Tori enjoys family activities with his husband, son and daughter and loves traveling back to Peru where he can share his Peruvian heritage.