– Robert Alan Silverstein
Fentanyl, a synthetic opioid, is a big part of the problem, says UCLA Health researcher Joseph Friedman.
At the inaugural HEDI Showcase, nine departments presented to the UCLA Health System to share their progress on cultural change and anti-racism efforts.
‘For sure, this is the highlight of my career,’ says Chai-Chih Huang, director of pediatric nursing.
‘We know that many are still being affected by COVID-related challenges and food insecurity’
At UCLA Health, we believe a diverse and inclusive health care workforce and environment results in better care, service and health outcomes for our patients. We also believe that our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion will result in greater productivity, innovation and engagement of our staff and patients.
UCLA Health welcomes all people and values their unique characteristics and experiences. We are committed to building stronger work relationships with each other and providing high-quality, equitable health care to the diverse patient populations that we serve.
We’ve developed a comprehensive plan with 5 key objectives to advance health equity, diversity and inclusion.
We welcome your ideas on how to best co-develop our future steps to achieve an equitable and inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds and circumstances. Contact UCLA Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion at firstname.lastname@example.org
– James Baldwin
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