2016 Distinguished Healthcare Diversity Advocate


To recognize individuals of color who have made a difference in the diversity and inclusion realm through their research or achievements, and exemplify the ability to excel in the healthcare field.

Criteria for selection:

  1. Creates or spearheads innovative diversity initiatives that establish and foster a more inclusive and equitable work environment.
  2. Sustains a record of accomplishments or contributions to the healthcare industry throughout the scope of his or her career.
  3. Demonstrates active involvement in community outreach programs.
  4. Retains a commendable reputation with colleagues, superiors, and patients.
  5. Exhibits and demonstrates a commitment to the highest ethical standards and professional excellence.
  6. Demonstrates a consistent pattern of commitment to the recruitment, training, development, and retention of individuals from all populations.