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Diversity and Inclusion


Our Approach

Make equity, inclusion and diversity everyone’s responsibility by involving business partners and leaders to help drive implementation and results. Through our collective action, we work to build a more equitable and inclusive organization where everyone recognizes the importance of equity, inclusion and diversity in their work, and strives to integrate best practices to support the organization’s equity, inclusion and diversity priorities and goals. 

Members of the Equity, Inclusion and Diversity team are seen and serve a consultative role to support successful implementation and alignment across the network.


  • Equity: Fairness in the way people are treated.
  • Inclusion: Action and behavior that encourages participation and creates environments that honor individual uniqueness and fosters a sense of belonging for everyone.
  • Diversity: Similarities and differences in the range of human identities in socioecological, historical, and cultural contexts.
  • Cultural Competency: Ability to provide care to patients with diverse values, beliefs and behaviors, that includes tailoring health care delivery to meet patients’ social, cultural and linguistic needs.
  • Social Determinants of Health: Conditions in the environment where people are born, live, learn, work, play, worship, and age that affects a wide range of health, functioning, and quality-of-life outcomes and risks.