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"I believe we should strive to reflect the communities we serve. Our culture must embrace all, treat all, employ all and see value in all." - Akram Boutros, MD, FACHE 

 

How MetroHealth Defines Inclusion, Diversity and Equity

Inclusion: An organizational culture that connects each employee to the organization; encourages collaboration, flexibility and fairness; and leverages diversity throughout the organization, so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential.

Diversity: Any dimension that can be used to differentiate groups and people from one another, including their race, ethnicity, language, culture, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, socio-economic status, physical or mental ability or disability, and others.

Equity: is the guarantee of fair treatment, access, opportunity, and advancement for all people, while at the same time striving to identify and eliminate barriers that have prevented the full participation of some groups.

 

MetroHealth Celebrates Diversity

Celebrating diversity helps us learn about each other and the important contributions we've all made in creating a welcoming and inclusive environment. Throughout the year, we hold various events and initiatives that celebrate our diversity.

Learn more about MetroHealth’s Inclusion, Diversity and Equity initiatives, such as Employee Resource Groups (ERGs), cultural affairs programming, training events, and community engagement with professional and civic partners.

Books and Resources

We’ve compiled a list of videos, books and other resources to help us become more conscious of bias and its consequences. We can’t fix what we don’t understand.

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Books and resources to learn more about racial equity