In Boston and worldwide, women and underrepresented communities struggle with health inequities. They need greater representation in the healthcare establishment to advocate for their needs and provide critical healthcare services.

The BEI is committed to supporting the educational development and career goals diverse individuals within the Brigham and Women’s Hospital community — and in the healthcare field in general — in order to enhance their career paths, strengthen their communities and make us a better, more inclusive, and more effective institution.

Diversity is more important now than ever before to truly improve our healthcare system. The educational programming that we provide reflects our desire to contribute to an atmosphere of diversity, where every individual has the ability thrive.