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Diversity and Inclusion

Diversity and Inclusion at North Shore-LIJ Health System

Mission and Vision

At the North Shore-LIJ Health System, our vision is to promote, sustain and advance an environment that supports principles of equity, diversity, inclusion, health literacy and community. Diversity, Inclusion and Health Literacy strategies and principles are essential to transforming the health and wellness of all populations.

The Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Health Literacy drives the Health System’s mission to provide excellent patient care, and foster an environment that supports principles of equity, diversity, inclusion and effective communication.

 As one of the leading healthcare organizations in the country with facilities located throughout the most diverse communities in New York, North Shore-LIJ is proud to employ a highly diverse workforce, dedicated to weaving diversity, inclusion and health literacy into the fabric of our organization.

Our number one value is to put patients first. We uphold that value by understanding and respecting our patients’ health beliefs, cultural, religious and language needs and practices. At every level of our organization, we encourage team members to embrace our differences.

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