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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Our legacy and future

At St. Jude, we are building a more diverse and inclusive tomorrow, together.

A commitment to the ideals of diversity, equity and inclusion fuels our mission and supports our values.



View our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Report to learn about the hospital’s roots in diversity, equity and inclusion, where we are today and our aspirations for an even better future.


Our History and Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Danny Thomas built St. Jude on the principles of diversity, equity and inclusion. With the commitment of hospital leaders, we strive to ensure that our culture is equitable and culturally responsive. Learn more about our history and commitment.

Our Approach to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Our strategic goals guide us in building an inclusive and equitable environment for our employees, patients, families and members of our community. Discover how.

Employees and Allies Resource Groups

Employees and Allies Resource Groups, or ERGs, improve the culture for those they represent. They also engage allies, foster equity and help create a sense of belonging. View our current groups.

Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

The Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion develops and implements initiatives that consistently drive diversity and inclusion efforts across the hospital. 

Jinghui Zhang, MD with colleagues at a table