Diversity & Inclusion at Lurie Children's

Lurie Children’s is a workplace that recognizes the impact of systemic, cultural, social, and economic factors that impact the experiences of people seeking to access the healthcare system. We are committed to providing equitable, inclusive care for our LGBTQ patients and their families, while also providing equal opportunities, advocacy and support for all of our team members across Chicago. As a testament to this commitment, since 2014, Lurie Children's has have been recognized as a “Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality” by the Human Rights Campaign annually.

Inclusive practices result in improved health outcomes for our community and an improved work environment for our employees. We are committed to providing every one of our staff members with the support that they need to thrive and grow in here at Lurie Children’s. All nationalities. All genders. All abilities. All races. All creeds. All kinds of families.  All, for your one. Because we understand that we can only do amazing things, together, through the Power of All!

Read our Stories

Focusing On The Vision with Preston Blackburn

Stories in: Diversity & Inclusion, Support Services

Preston Blackburn is the cheery and warm-hearted Project Manager for the Physician Engagement team. He’s been with us here at Lurie Children’s for a little over a year now. Initially, Preston was...

Jennie Thai’s Journey Through Lurie Children’s

Stories in: Diversity & Inclusion, Research

Jennie Thai is a Research Compliance Coordinator here at Lurie Children's and has been part of our amazing team for four and a half years. I've always done the research -- even in my undergraduate...

Diversity and Inclusion at Lurie Children's Town and Country Pediatrics with Donald Camp

Stories in: Diversity & Inclusion, Leadership

Pride at Lurie Children’s runs deep. In 2018, we were named “Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality” by the Human Rights Campaign. Our team earned top marks in meeting non-discrimination, and training...