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diversity, equity and inclusion

Dayton Children's is a mosaic of employees who bring together a variety of backgrounds, styles, perspectives, values and beliefs to serve children, families and each other. To support the continued focus on diversity, equity and inclusion we have a variety of programs like employee resource groups, career connections program, rise career advancement program, cultural celebrations, religious observances and more!

employee resource groups (ERG)

With employees from various backgrounds, styles, and perspectives, these voluntary, employee-led groups, open to both group members and allies, play a pivotal role in bringing together our employees to foster a diverse, inclusive workplace.

Currently, Dayton Children’s has 5 ERGs, including: 

  • Black Employee Resource Group
  • LGBTQ+ Employee Resource Group
  • Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Employee Resource Group
  • Strength in Our Stories (SOS) Employee Resource Group
  • Next Generation Employee Resource Group
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Hear from ERG and diversity, equity and inclusion leadership to learn how ERGs at Dayton Children’s helps us with our commitment is to provide health equity for all of our patients.

rise career advancement program

The program helps historically underrepresented nursing students fulfill their professional and educational goals while removing barriers. Financial assistance and program benefits, including adjusted work hours will be awarded to selected students who show scholastic achievement, promise for professional advancement, and the ability to contribute to the nursing profession and the community. Career advancement is possible for aspiring nurses, like Darlene, and aspiring respiratory therapists, thanks to Dayton Children's rise program

Read Darlene's story


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