Mayo Clinic, Cleveland Clinic among most diverse hospitals, a health and wellness website for African-Americans, announced its 2018 Top Hospitals For Diversity, honoring hospitals that deliver high quality care while promoting equity and inclusion in their operations, programs, services and staffing.

To compile the list, the website's experts, executives and editors assessed how hospitals performed in the following areas:

  • Recognition of the institution among and by other leading hospitals
  • Commitment to the American Hospital Association's equity of care pledge
  • Recognized delivery of quality healthcare services
  • Inclusive and diverse clinical and administrative staff
  • Persons of color and women represented at the highest levels-including the board of directors and senior-level executives
  • Culturally competent medical and professional staff
  • Significant investment and profile in community health programs and initiatives

Here are the hospitals and health systems that made the list (in alphabetical order):  

Allegheny Health Network (Pittsburgh)
Aurora Health Care (Milwaukee)
Baptist Hospital of Miami (Miami)
Baylor University Medical Center (Dallas)
Beaumont Health (Royal Oak, Mich.)
Bon Secours Health System (Baltimore)
Brigham & Women's Faulkner Hospital (Boston)
Carolinas Healthcare System — now Atrium Health (Charlotte, N.C.)
Cedars-Sinai (Los Angeles)
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Cleveland Clinic
Duke University Hospital (Durham, N.C.)
Emory University Hospital (Atlanta)
Froedtert Hospital (Milwaukee)
George Washington University Hospital (Washington, D.C.)
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center (Tampa, Fla.)
Henry Ford Health System (Detroit)
Hospitals of the University of Pennsylvania-Penn Presbyterian (Philadelphia)
Houston Methodist Hospital
Indiana University Health (Indianapolis)
Johns Hopkins Hospital (Baltimore)
KentuckyOne Health (Louisville, Ky.)
Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center
Massachusetts General Hospital (Boston)
Mayo Clinic (Jacksonville, Fla.)
Mayo Clinic (Rochester, Minn.)
Medstar Georgetown University Hospital (Washington, D.C.)
Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center (Houston)
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (New York City)
Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare (Memphis, Tenn.)
Montefiore Medical Center (New York City)
Mount Sinai Hospital (New York City)
Nationwide Children's Hospital (Columbus, Ohio)
New York-Presbyterian Hospital-Columbia and Cornell (New York City)
Northwestern Memorial Hospital (Chicago)
NYU Langone Medical Center (New York City)
Ochsner Health System (New Orleans)
Piedmont Atlanta Hospital (Atlanta)
Regional One Health (Memphis, Tenn.)
Rush University Medical Center (Chicago)
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital (Memphis, Tenn.)
SUNY Downstate Medical Ctr. (New York City)
Thomas Jefferson Univ. Hospital (Philadelphia)
Trinity Health (Livonia, Mich.)
UC Davis Health System (Sacramento, Calif.)
UCLA Medical Center (Los Angeles)
UCSF Medical Center (San Francisco)
University Hospitals of Cleveland
University of Chicago Medical Center
University of Maryland Medical System (Baltimore)
University of Miami Hospital
University of Michigan Health System (Ann Arbor)
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (Dallas)
University of Virginia Health System (Charlottesville)
UT MD Anderson Cancer Center (Houston)
Vanderbilt Medical Center (Nashville, Tenn.)
Wexner Medical Center (Columbus, Ohio)
Yale-New Haven (Conn.) Hospital

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