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“Working for a better world tomorrow”: Compass Program Cohort A graduates

The Compass Program challenges team members to examine how our racist history manifests itself in our healthcare system and daily work.

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How East Lake Clinic is expanding Trauma-Informed Care, starting with healing moments for our team

At an East Lake Clinic morning huddle in December, the team reviews staffing, supplies, recognition, and thanks before departing.

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Closing care gaps: breast cancer screening with American Indian women

Paula and Gracen Mcdougall, Cultural Navigators, began making outreach calls to American Indian patients overdue for breast cancer screening.

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The Next Step Harriet Initiative: Empowering through trauma recovery

“I have so much anxiety allowing my son to go outside,” said a mother whose son was a survivor of gun violence.

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What our Hennepin Healthcare community wants us to work on together

All non-profit hospitals conduct an assessment to be held accountable to the patient population and community they serve.  

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Hennepin Healthcare Health Equity Internship Celebration August 18th 2023

Talent Garden interns wrap up six weeks at Hennepin Healthcare

It’s 7:30 am and the 21 future nurses and providers of the 2023 Talent Garden internship program arrive to start their day.

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Volunteers read stories to NICU babies in their own language

Aside from all the noise of machines in the NICU, babies are hearing another sound, too – children’s books read in their own language.

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Why is the LGBTQ symbol a rainbow?

The rainbow represents the LGBTQ , created by a gay artist to make a proud statement through a symbol showing diversity.

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Gender-affirming care: What is it?

Gender-affirming care supports the transition of transgender and non-binary individuals to their gender identity.

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National adolescent health month highlights ways to support youth

The National Adolescent Health Month™ recognizes adolescent strengths, promotes meaningful activities, and good adolescent health.

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