The Cleveland Clinic Lerner Research Institute's Diversity Council is here to help you to take advantage of this unique learning opportunity, so that we can all participate equally in a strong, productive workplace that is inclusive, safe, welcoming, and rewarding for everyone. The Council supports numerous events throughout the year.
Cleveland Clinic values a culture where caregivers integrate diversity and inclusion throughout the enterprise. We respect and appreciate our similarities and differences; they enable us to better serve our patients, one another, and our global communities. Our diversity is our strength.
Diversity encompasses qualities in three categories:
Diversity plays a key role at Cleveland Clinic as well as all healthcare organizations because it affects interactions between employees and the patients and families served.
As a global healthcare provider and the largest employer in Northeast Ohio, diversity is an inherent aspect of interaction with patients, employees and the community.
Our efforts address diversity through:
"I have been a Cleveland Clinic employee since 1994 and have enjoyed the tremendous diversity of cultures that there are to offer here. It is truly a wonderful place, not only to work, but also to meet and interact with people from all over the world!"
- Mike Berk, Cellular and Molecular Medicine
Our employees were invited to stick a push pin in a giant world map to indicate where in the world they were born. Click here for a large version of the map.