Voices of Hennepin Healthcare: Rebecca Thomas

Rebecca Thomas, an Elliot Park Neighborhood advocate, shares the importance of holistic and trusted programs that are guided by community conversations. “I grew up in an area that was highly diverse with different racial, cultural and religious backgrounds. I came from a low-income family and was surrounded by wealth disparities,” shares Rebecca Thomas, a licensed…

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Voices of Hennepin Healthcare: Akhmiri Sekhr-Ra

The Chief Family Development Officer at the Cultural Wellness Center shares her harmonious vision for wellness – and why we need community to enjoy health. “I can count on one hand how many jobs I’ve had,” says Akhmiri Sekhr-Ra with pride. “My mother worked at the same place until she retired. I’m doing the same…

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Voices of Hennepin Healthcare: Jennifer DeCubellis, CEO, introduces an exciting planning process to accelerate the organization’s run toward change

Hennepin Healthcare recently launched a planning process to advance health equity  within its system to improve care for the community and entire region. This planning process aims to reimagine the health system entirely — by advancing equity — and helping all team members work more effectively to deliver what the community needs. “Hennepin Healthcare is…

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