Serving diverse communities requires a culturally competent workforce. AHS’s focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion supports care delivery that eliminates health disparities and fosters a sense of belonging among patients and providers alike.
As a teaching institution, AHS places great value on workforce development; this is a strength of the health system and is central to its mission: Caring, Healing, Teaching, Serving All. AHS strives to build and nurture a diverse, community-centered workforce committed to eliminating health disparities and promoting health and well-being for all. At AHS workforce development ranges from career exposure and career development programs for youth and young adults who are from the communities AHS serves; to clinical residency and fellowship programs; to ongoing professional development of its staff and providers.