Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Gillette Children’s is committed to creating an equitable, anti-racist and inclusive environment where all patients, families and staff are welcomed and valued. We believe diverse perspectives and identities foster excellence, improve patient care and are essential for Gillette to fulfill its mission.
A Statement from Gillette's Board of Directors
The Board of Directors of Gillette Children’s is committed to the principles and practices of diversity, equity and inclusion. Please read the statement from our board, here:
At Gillette Children's, we believe that when we all have a voice, we all do better. This principle is central to our mission and informs every aspect of the care that we provide for our patients and their families.
Creating an environment at Gillette Children’s that is open, diverse, equitable and inclusive is a daily process of listening, learning and trying to do better the next day.
We will continue to do this work by:
Recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce.
Fostering a welcoming, inclusive, and anti-racist environment for our patients, families and staff.
Improving quality of care and reducing health disparities in our patient population.
Building new community partnerships within and outside our main hospital campus and clinics, to ensure we can provide an equitable, inclusive environment, where all feel welcome.
Read more about Gillette's work related to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
January 16, 2022
The Power of Story: A Conversation with Tammy Sinkfield-Morey
When Tammy Sinkfield-Morey began her career as a nurse at Gillette, she was the first…
May 9, 2018
Ethiopia to Minnesota: An Interview with Hakeem on His Journey to Nursing
It’s National Nurse’s Week! Read about one of our many outstanding nurses, Hakeem Abdulwahab, RN. Born…
December 13, 2020
It’s More than a Doll: The Value of Seeing Yourself in the World
In a time where many may feel disconnected, the providers at Gillette Children’s are going out…
May 28, 2020
Gillette Children’s Healthcare Press Brings the Personal and Medical to Parents
Gillette Children's has launched a new resource to help parents of children who have complex,…
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