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UNC: Five Health Policy and Management Alumni Selected for NCHA Diversity Mentorship Program

Five alumni of the University of North Carolina Gillings School of Public Health have been selected to participate in a new mentorship program run by the North Carolina Healthcare Foundation (NCHA) with the aim of creating a culture of inclusion for up-and-coming leaders in the health care field. The Healthcare Leadership Diversity Mentoring Program, which is a year-long initiative, will pair executives from Atrium Health, the Scotland Healthcare System and the North Carolina Healthcare Association with graduates from the Gillings School’s Health Policy and Management program. The five graduates are:

“The Department of Health Policy and Management at the Gillings School is committed to recruiting, training and preparing a diverse and inclusive population of students who will work and be future leaders in health care administration after graduation,” said Dr. Morris Weinberger, Vergil N. Slee Distinguished Professor of Healthcare Quality Management and chair of the health policy and management department. “I’m pleased that NCHA is committed to mentoring these young professionals of color. It’s initiatives like this one that will result in NC retaining strong talent to join our hospitals and health care systems across the state.”

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