EmergeOrtho is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship, veteran status, age, disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We recognize that people are our greatest resource and that encouraging varied perspectives and experiences in our workplace is integral to our company’s success. We seek to recruit, retain, and promote a diverse group of talented physicians and staff to deliver the highest quality medical care to our patients.
EmergeOrtho maintains a Diversity and Inclusion Team who focus on our internal workplace policies and community outreach programs. The Team is comprised of staff with varying seniority and practice areas including advanced practice providers, physical & occupational therapists, organization management, clinical staff, administrative staff, and physicians. The Diversity and Inclusion Team meetings provide a forum for everyone at EmergeOrtho to address a wide range of diversity and inclusion matters. Most importantly, the Team seeks to ensure that our organization maintains an atmosphere of acceptance, belonging, and mutual respect.
Diversity & Inclusion Initiatives
EmergeOrtho supports various community organizations and events aligned with our internal efforts. Please click the links to learn more about those we support.
- American Cancer Society
- Brigade Boys & Girls Club
- Coastal Horizons
- Eden Village of Wilmington
- Emily K Center
- Family Service of the Piedmont
- Guilford Green Foundation
- Lincoln Community Clinics
- Miracle League of the Triangle
- Miracle League of Wilmington
- Out of the Garden Project
- Project Access Care
- Second Harvest Food Bank
- StepUp North Carolina
- The Carousel Center
Recruiting and Student Outreach. EmergeOrtho participates in endeavors to increase diversity in the medical profession, including reaching minority students during recruitment efforts.
Mentoring. Our organization is committed to mentoring our team members while facilitating career development in an open and collaborative setting. The Human Resources Team provides our medical professionals and staff with training about professional growth. We also have facilitated sessions on racial equity and systemic racism to learn from the experiences of others and to share ideas and aspirations on how to build a more just and equal society.
Other Diversity & Inclusion Efforts. EmergeOrtho is dedicated to increasing awareness and promoting diversity and inclusion within our organization and community. We provide essential diversity and inclusion training, focus sessions on important diversity and inclusion topics such as implicit bias, and celebrate a diverse and inclusive appreciation calendar.