Advocate Aurora Health
Provider/Insurer, Downers Grove, IL, and Milwaukee , WI
Advocate Aurora Health, a 27-hospital not-for-profit system, has dual headquarters in Downers Grove, Illinois, and Milwaukee. It has roughly 75,000 employees.
Under board and executive leadership, Advocate Aurora Health has:
- Maintained action plans to ensure a diverse workforce, including a nursing leadership pipeline and a mentorship program for nurses of color; a veteran recruitment strategy; an LGBTQ recruitment and inclusivity plan; a program that explores unconscious bias in medical residency selection; and other initiatives.
- Tied executive leaders’ compensation to their success in meeting diversity, equity and inclusion objectives.
- Facilitated inclusive hiring sessions for almost 1,200 leaders to help them understand the business and moral case for diversity; recognize and address unconscious bias; and implement practical strategies for reviewing resumes, interviewing and creating an inclusive candidate experience.