Brigham Health Diversity and Inclusion

Mission Statement

At Brigham and Women’s Hospital we aspire to be the care provider of choice for diverse patients and their families, and the employer of choice for diverse employees.

This requires an inclusive environment that values differences including, but not limited to  race, gender identity, ethnicity, language, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental ability, religion, income, and national origin. To achieve this, we provide education and promote policies and practices that support patients, their families and our employees.


To be a leader among hospitals by providing excellent healthcare for the diverse communities we serve.

Center for Diversity and Inclusion

The Center for Diversity and Inclusion (CDI) aims to enhance workforce diversity by providing career advancement and professional development opportunities and through promoting increased recruitment and retention among all diverse faculty, trainees and staff.  CDI’s mission is to promote a vibrant, diverse and inclusive professional community where every person thrives.  Current efforts include the following:

  • Unconscious Bias Training
  • Diversity & Inclusion Dialogues and Trainings
  • Career Development Roundtables/Lectures/Luncheons
  • Leadership Programs
  • Formal Personal Consultations
  • Mentoring
  • Reflection Rounds
  • Guidance and Facilitation with Academic Promotions
  • Advisory Committees
  • Community Building (Receptions, Social Events)

Employee Resource Groups

The Association of Multicultural Member of Partners (AMMP) whose mission is commitment to the advancement, retention, recruitment, and development of multicultural professionals into leadership roles at all levels and areas of the Partners organization.

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) & Allies whose mission is to create a welcoming and affirming environment for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) employees, patients, families and friends.

The Young Professionals (YP) whose mission is to improve the recruitment, retention and engagement of "young" of earl-career professionals.

For more information, please contact the Center for Diversity & Inclusion at 


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