Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Imaging
Enhancing Patient Care
The Mass General Department of Radiology is committed to addressing disparities and enhancing equity in local communities. We have created radiology specific initiatives to ensure we do everything possible to improve patient care with community health as our foundation. We strive to continuously meet the needs of our diverse and multilingual populations while addressing critical social needs of our communities, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Learn more about our different initiatives designed to improve patient care and address healthcare disparities in our communities.
Improving Patient Experience
Our department works to grow and support diverse patient populations in care settings and in the community. We ensure patients, families, caregivers and visitors feel engaged, valued and respected. We also identify our underserved patient populations reduce barriers to accessing radiologic care.
The Department of Radiology promotes diversity in our research investigators and subject populations with a goal of eliminating health disparities and improving the care of all patients.
Building our Workforce
The Department of Radiology works to build and sustain a diverse workforce and inclusive environment through creating many training and mentoring programs.
Our department works to address the educational needs of our diverse department and foster an understanding environment where all members feel their backgrounds and skills are respected and valued. We develop programs and opportunities to engage the department, community and future employees.
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee
The DE&I Committee strives to address inequities in health and healthcare and to promote the advancement of a diverse and inclusive workforce.
Women in Radiology
About 30% of our attending radiologists and our trainees are women, which is higher than the national averages in the US.
Breaking Down Language Barriers
Our radiology staff members speak more than 40 languages combined from across the world.
Center for Diversity and Inclusion
Mass General is dedicated to helping build a diverse community of physicians and scientists and fostering a culture of inclusion and respect.