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Novant Health UVA Health System Team Member Newsletter

Diversity and inclusion in action

At Novant Health UVA Health System, diversity and inclusion are more than words. They’re core values. We recognize that every person is different, each shaped by unique life experiences. This enables us to better understand one another and our patients. By engaging the strengths and talents of each team member, we ensure a strong organization capable of providing remarkable healthcare to our patients, families and richly diverse communities.

From offering diversity and inclusion classes for team members and leaders to sponsoring community events, Novant Health UVA Health System is putting our core values into action. As examples, NH UVA Health System sponsored the Manassas Latino Festival and the NOVA Pride Event last year. We also are working with the Veterans Education and Training and Military Medics and Corpsmen Program to identify more job candidates who are former servicemen and servicewomen.

Get involved

Are you looking for an opportunity to meet your team members or get more involved at Novant Health UVA Health System? Consider joining a business resource group (BRG)! Our BRGs give team members the opportunity to meet on common interests and use their collective brain trust to intentionally impact the communities we serve. Throughout the year, BRG members work together to plan events, initiate systemwide projects, encourage discussion about diversity and inclusion and more.

Our BRGs include:

• Asian

• Black/African-American

• People with disabilities*

• Generation to generation

• Interfaith*

• Latino

• Native American*

• Pride (LGBTQ)

• Veterans

• White men*

• Women

*denotes BRGs in development

Interested in joining or learning more? Contact Teresa Holloman at [email protected]

Posted on Tuesday, March 28, 2017