Excellence in Diversity & Inclusion Award

This award will honour a forward thinking healthcare organization that has demonstrated leadership in creating and promoting diversity and inclusion to improve the environment for its employees, and to better service their customers/patients, and the community.

Selection Committee

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2019 Recipient: Alberta Health Services

As Canada’s largest health care provider, Alberta Health Services (AHS) recognizes a commitment to diversity and inclusion is essential to improving the experience for its workforce and the diverse population of Albertans who depend on them for high quality, patient centred care and services.

AHS engages with its diverse workforce and the public to develop initiatives aimed at creating safer environments where people can bring their whole selves to their work while reducing the barriers for marginalized populations to access care and services. Education and other resources are continually being developed to increase the workforce’s capability to provide culturally sensitive care and services. Click here for the full article


Past Recipients

Please see our most recent recipients listed below. Full biography's are available in our Celebrating Leading Practices booklets.

2018, Michael Garron Hospital/Toronto East Health Network

2017, William Osler Health System

2016, Island Health (Vancouver Island Health Authority) 

2015, The Scarborough Hospital 

2014, Toronto Central CCAC (Community Care Access Centre)