Author:Cuevas, Carlos

Baylor University Medical Center

Dallas, TX

As the flagship hospital of Baylor Scott & White Health in North Texas, it cares for more than 300,000 people each year and has 894 licensed beds. Its 1,376 physicians attend to 36,007 admissions, 146,077 outpatient visits and 106,979 emergency room visits. As a teaching hospital, it also includes 220 medical residents and fellows. The Diversity Management Council (DMC) is active in both recruiting a diverse workforce and in promoting diversity throughout the workforce. Other efforts by the DMC include: participating in diversity 'Train-the-Trainer" Management programs at the facility level, representing the health system and the council in recruitment or community events and developing recommendations and implementing plans to integrate diversity into new employee orientation. As part of preparing for a diverse patient population, the council Assess each facility's delivery of culturally appropriate care and present recommendations for meeting needs and Study the demographics of each facility's community and create a plan to address diversity issues.

Children's Hospital

Dallas. TX

Children's Health in Dallas is the leading pediatric health care system in North Texas, the eighth largest pediatric health care provider in the nation, and the second busiest in terms of admissions and pediatric Emergency Department visits. For more than 100 years, Children's Health has been making life better for children across North Texas. With two full-service hospitals and one specialty hospital, 18 specialty centers and a primary care practice, we provide an expanded breadth and depth of care and meet patients where they live, learn and play within their communities. We are the only academic health care facility in North Texas dedicated exclusively to the comprehensive care of children. Children's Health is the primary pediatric teaching facility for The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, and Children's Medical Center Research Institute at UT Southwestern performs transformative biomedical research with a dedicated team of world-class researchers. Children's Medical Center Dallas, the system's flagship hospital, has once again been recognized among the nation's best pediatric hospitals by U.S. News & World Report for 2018-2019. Children's Medical Center is the only hospital in North Texas ranked in all 10 pediatric specialties in the annual Best Children's Hospital report, which is based on patient treatment outcomes.

City of Hope

Duarte, CA

Founded in 1913, City of Hope is one of only 48 comprehensive cancer centers in the nation, as designated by the National Cancer Institute. Its role as a leader in patient care, basic and clinical research, and the translation of science into tangible benefit is widely acknowledged. City of Hope is located in Duarte, California, just northeast of Los Angeles, with community clinics throughout Southern California. It is ranked as one of "America's Best Hospitals" in cancer by U.S. News & World Report. The center is a pioneer in the fields of bone marrow transplantation and diabetes, and numerous breakthrough cancer drugs are based on technology developed at the institution. City of Hope is dedicated to making a difference in the lives of people with cancer, diabetes and other serious illnesses. Its mission is to transform the future of health care by turning science into practical benefit and hope into reality. The center accomplishes this by providing outstanding care, conducting innovative research and offering vital education programs focused on eliminating these diseases.

Henry Ford Hospital

Detroit, MI

The Henry Ford health System is regularly awarded as one of the most diverse health networks in the country. Henry Ford supports employee involvement in its diversity and inclusion efforts through participation in Employee Resource Groups (ERGs). They promote and encourage a culture of professional growth, build positive direct relationships with staff and maximize each employee's contribution to the health system mission. Of the seven ERGs, Hispanic employees can join "Amigos de Henry Ford Health System." The hospital is staffed by the Henry Ford Medical Group, one of the nation's largest group practices with 1,200 physicians and researchers in more than 40 specialties. It serves patients from across the world at its 53-acre 877-bed hospital, and specialists train the next generation of health care professionals at its education and research center. Locally, the Michigan Minority Business Development Council has twice recognized Henry Ford as the Health Care Sector Corporation of the Year, and five times awarded Henry Ford with the Corporate ONE Award.

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