Culture — The 4C Integrated Inclusion Strategy

We create an inclusive workplace that supports idea sharing and professional development.

It is this culture of inclusion that allows UPMC to:

  • Provide patients and their families with quality, culturally competent health care.
  • Recruit, develop, and retain a diverse workforce.
  • Develop partnerships in the communities we serve.

Learn how UPMC is creating a culture of inclusion below.


Dignity & Respect: The Platinum Rule

We provide employees and partners with tools and resources to treat others the way they want to be treated.

» Find out more about our Dignity & Respect initiative.

Culturally Competent Work Environment

Recognizing that UPMC serves and employs individuals from diverse communities, we provide tools and resources to improve employees’ cultural awareness.

» Find out more about our Cultural Competency initiative.

Employee and Community Engagement

The UPMC Center for Engagement and Inclusion partners with numerous groups, both within UPMC and in the community, to have constant dialogue about how we can improve UPMC’s culture of inclusion.

» See our councils and committees.

Healthy Employees

Through the UPMC Health Plan, employees can take part in MyHealth, which provides health education and assistance through health coaches and practical steps to:

  • Get or stay in shape
  • Eat healthy
  • Stop smoking
  • Find balance between work and home

» Find out more about how employees are improving the health of their communities through our Healthy Communities initiative.

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