Building a Culture of Inclusion: Disability as Opportunity for Organizational Growth and Improving Patient Care

J Nurs Adm. 2016 Jan;46(1):9-11. doi: 10.1097/NNA.0000000000000286.


Administrators at Rush University Medical Center have made a commitment to diversity, including accommodating disabilities in the workplace and for students. This article explains extensive multilevel accommodations instituted by Rush University Medical Center that promote organizational growth and a healthier work environment and improve patient care.

MeSH terms

  • Academic Medical Centers
  • Architectural Accessibility / legislation & jurisprudence*
  • Chicago
  • Disabled Persons / legislation & jurisprudence*
  • Disabled Persons / psychology*
  • Humans
  • Organizational Objectives
  • Patient Care / methods*
  • Power, Psychological*
  • Workplace / legislation & jurisprudence*
  • Workplace / psychology*