UW Health is committed to being diverse and inclusive. Our integrity shines through in patient care interactions and our daily work practices as we embrace the knowledge, unique perspectives and qualities each employee and faculty member brings to work each day. These are the things that make us REMARKABLE.
Hear from other staff members who reflect and support the value of diversity at UW Health:
Employee Resource Groups
These voluntary, employee-led Employee Resource Groups (ERG) foster a diverse, inclusive workplace aligned with organizational mission, values, goals, business practices and objectives that focus on the experience and perspectives of people of a particular race, ethnic or cultural background, gender, gender identity, religion, age cohort, sexual orientation, history of disabilities, military services, or similar other parameters.
Why are ERG’s important to UW Health’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiative?
- Promote employee engagement and contribution across departments
- Increase representation and retention
- Improve organizational alignment to the needs of employees/patients
- Increase cultural awareness within the organization
- Provide a framework of support and sense of belonging through developing peer support networks
- Provide formal and informal training and mentoring
- Help strengthen transitions for new employees
UW Health’s Employee Resource Groups
- Asian/Asian American/Pacific Islander
- BIPOC Resident and Fellow Group
- Black/African/African American
- Disability and Neurodiversity
- Military Service Membership
Commitment to military veterans
UW Health is proud to welcome members of the U.S. military who have served our country and bring diversity, professionalism and leadership to our workplace. Through their valued experience and commitment to excellence and service, they further support our patients, families and community through delivery of compassionate and leading-edge healthcare.
Hear from some of our military staff:
UW Health partners with Heroes for Healthcare to support military veterans in finding civilian medical jobs:
Military to civilian resume skills translator.
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Providing the right tools to help someone find their path to a healthcare career is the essence of our Career Pathways mission. Through education, we proactively address the projected workforce shortage and develop a UW Health workforce that is reflective of the diverse patients and communities we serve. A variety of programs and services provide external students and UW Health staff with the valuable resources they need to achieve their career goals.
UW Health is committed to being a diverse, inclusive and anti-racist workplace and is an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Our integrity shines through in patient care interactions and our daily work practices as we work to embrace the knowledge, unique perspectives and qualities each employee and faculty member brings to work each day. Applications from Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) individuals, LGBTQ+ and non-binary identities, women, persons with disabilities, military service members and veterans are strongly encouraged. EOE, including disability/veterans.