July 20, 2018

Mayo Clinic scores at the top of diversity index

By Karl W Oestreich

Post-Bulletin
by Anne Halliwell

For the third year in a row, Mayo Clinic is one of the best places in the U.S. for disabled employees. The hospital ranked among the Disability Equality Index’s Best Places to Work for the third year in a row. Mayo and Logo for Post-Bulletin newspaper94 other clinics scored 100 on the 2018 list. “Mayo Clinic is committed to inclusion for people of all abilities, and that is demonstrated by the actions taken to remove barriers for our patients and employees,” Dawn Kirchner, the chair of the Disability Mayo Employee Resource Group on Mayo Clinic’s Rochester campus, said in a press release. “This includes the continued conversations on integrating Universal Design into all aspects of Mayo Clinic, as well as departments’ hiring people of all abilities. We strive to create a climate and culture of belonging that supports people with disabilities.”

Reach: The Rochester Post-Bulletin is a daily newspaper that serves Rochester, Austin and its surrounding cities. The newspaper has a daily circulation of more than 30,000 and has more than 440,00 unique visitors to its website each month.

Additional coverage: Becker’s Hospital Review

Context: Mayo Clinic has again received a top score on the Disability Equality Index, or DEI, and designation as a 2018 Disability Equality Index Best Place to Work. This is the third consecutive year that Mayo Clinic has been a top scorer on the annual benchmarking survey. In addition to Mayo Clinic, 94 companies scored 100 on the 2018 index. You can read more on Mayo Clinic News Network.

Contact:  Ethan Grove

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