Emergency Department Chair, Peconic Bay Medical Center
Location: Riverhead, New York
Type: Full Time
Hospital, Public and Private
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Northwell Health’s Emergency Medicine Service Line Supports and Our Diverse and Inclusive Culture
At Northwell Health, we are committed to creating a supportive, welcoming environment for everyone, and our physicians help foster our inclusive culture. The Emergency Medicine Service Line (EMSL) has a goal of building a team that represents the diverse population that we care for, and we work to achieve that goal through the following initiatives:
Emergency Medicine Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee: Works to create and maintain systemic and behavioral changes that encapsulate the mission of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Truly Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Physician Award: Recognizes physicians who promote belonging, value diversity, and advance inclusion.
Business Employee Resource Groups: Enhances engagement, innovation, talent development, and promote an inclusive culture.
Center for Equity of Care: Aims to advance the delivery of culturally inclusive health care and effective communication in partnership with our communities to achieve health equity.
Physician Student Mentoring Program: Provides mentorship to high school students, including social and professional support.
Clinical Leadership Development Program: Allows participants to develop their leadership skills and to get to know their peers from across the health system.
“Northwell not only provides opportunities for you, but they encourage you to pursue them. They recognize your potential and want to see you grow.” -Chad S., Physician Assistant
“Northwell has made it their mission and vision to bring diversity and inclusion to all sites within its network. You can bring different groups sorts of people to the table, but the inclusion part is giving them a voice, and I believe Northwell does that very well.” -Christopher D., Supervising ACP
“We acknowledge together as one team that diversity and inclusion is important for us, but also for our patients.” -Joseph C., Physician
About Northwell Health:
Named one of America’s Most Innovative Companies by Fortune, Northwell Health is New York State’s largest health care provider and private employer with 20+ hospitals, 890 outpatient facilities, and 18 Emergency Departments. At Northwell, we are proud of our diverse and inclusive culture that empowers our 83,000+ team members to grow and develop.
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We continually recruit a diverse physician workforce to meet the needs of the diverse patients we seek to serve; as a result, our Health System is proudly ranked Diversity Inc’s #1 Hospital and Health System. We fully understand that diversity is integral for our institutional excellence and a means to attaining health equity. As a result, our diversity and inclusion efforts are a part of everything we do, from education, to clinical care, to research, to physician well-being. For more information and resources regarding our initiatives, please visit our Center for Equity of Care, https://www.northwell.edu/education-and-resources/community-engagement/center-for-equity-of-care.
Northwell Health is New York State’s largest health care provider and private employer, with 23 hospitals, 830 outpatient facilities and more than 16,600 affiliated physicians. We care for over two million people annually in the New York metro area and beyond, thanks to philanthropic support from our communities. Our 76,000 employees – 18,900 nurses and 4,800 employed doctors, including members of Northwell Health Physician Partners – are working to change health care for the bett...er. We’re making breakthroughs in medicine at the Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research. We're training the next generation of medical professionals at the visionary Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell and the Hofstra Northwell School of Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies.