Critical care physician creates curly hair kits for patients 
Critical care physician creates curly hair kits for patients
After witnessing multiple children experience adverse hair events while in the intensive care unit, Dr. Kay Jacobs realized the hair care options being offered to our patients were not inclusive. So she got to work.
How this doctor is fighting the Black maternal health crisis 
How this doctor is fighting the Black maternal health crisis
Black women face barriers in maternal care, resulting in deaths three or four times more than white women
“Treat people for who they are and not for the color of their skin.” 
“Treat people for who they are and not for the color of their skin.”
Gina Gotiear-Meyer feels happy to see Black History Month recognized and recommends reading to learn more about Black history.
‘I wanted to make sure we took care of her outward appearance, too.’ 
‘I wanted to make sure we took care of her outward appearance, too.’
She wasn’t sure how to wash a patient’s hair so she asked her Black coworker for help.
Opening doors for people of color in health care administration 
Opening doors for people of color in health care administration
More than two decades ago, Dia Nichols vowed to make a difference. Now he’s living up to his promise.
‘You’re the surgeon?’ A Black doctor shares her experiences 
‘You’re the surgeon?’ A Black doctor shares her experiences
A general surgeon shares her passion, addressing health inequalities and celebrating Black History Month.
“This is a wonderful example of how diversity in our work force truly benefits all of us.” 
“This is a wonderful example of how diversity in our work force truly benefits all of us.”
Sharon Henry, doctor of nursing practice and executive director of Home Health Access at Advocate Aurora Health, reflects on the importance of diversity in health care.