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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at New Bedford Community Health

Our Commitment to Confronting Racism and Bias

At New Bedford Community Health, we provide a welcoming environment and culturally competent patient care. A rich diversity of patients is at the heart of what we do. Our focus on community-based, patient-centered care is what sets us apart and challenges us to focus on the needs of individuals with a deep understanding of their culture, language, and preferences.

What Does DIAL UP Stand for:

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About the DIAL UP Committee

The DIAL UP Committee is New Bedford Community Health’s DEI committee. DIAL UP is committed to continuing New Bedford Community Health’s DE&I mission.


Mission

Our mission is to serve, educate, and inspire our patients to take control of their health, all while improving the health of the people in our communities every day. Confronting racism and biased behaviors is crucial to fulfilling this mission.

We focus on embracing and encouraging a diverse and welcoming environment for all. We work towards a culture of health that accepts, appreciates, and celebrates the rich diversity of patients, our staff, and the communities we serve.


DEI Calendar

List of Events

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Our Focus Areas

  • Education
  • Recognition and Awareness
  • Diverse Marketing Presence

We Are Committed To

  • Equity
  • Inclusion
  • Providing culturally and linguistically appropriate care
  • Eliminating disparities in access, care, outcomes and satisfaction for patients
  • Creating welcoming environments for allpatients/employees
  • Reducing stigma for our patients
  • Celebrating the diversity of our employees and recruiting staff that mirrors the communities we serve

We Support

  • Workforce Diversity
  • Identifying and addressing health disparities
  • Diversity, equity, and inclusion in racial and ethnic communities
  • LGBTQIA+ inclusion and equity
  • Equity and inclusion for the disabled community