Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion News and Updates

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Increasing Diversity in Surgery

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Creating a diverse surgical workforce that reflects the population we serve is a top priority at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Diversity in Medicine: Dr. Wells’ Story

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Lawrence Wells, MD, shares his early influences, why he chose a career in medicine and what leaders can do to make medicine more accessible to diverse staff.

2021 Disability Equality Index Names Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia A “Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion”

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2021 DEI badge

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) has been recognized by the 2021 Disability Equality Index (DEI) as a leader in “Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion.” The DEI is the nation’s most comprehensive annual benchmarking tool used to survey employers’ disability policies, practices, and initiatives. For the third year in a row, CHOP received a 100 out of 100 score, the Index’s highest ranking.

Leading the Way in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

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In 2020, Gilbert Davis, MHA, was named CHOP’s first Chief Diversity Officer to provide vision and oversight for the hospital’s diversity strategy. He spoke to us about why diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) are CHOP priorities.

Talking to Your Kids About Racism

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Hands of different races held together

The death of black people in police custody, and resulting protests have confused and scared our kids. Learn how to start talking about race with your child.