NewsApril 24 2024

UT Medical Center Awarded on the Forbes Best Employers for Diversity 2024 List

Knoxville, Tennessee, April 23, 2024 – The University of Tennessee Medical Center (UTMC) has been awarded on the Forbes list of the Best Employers for Diversity 2023. This prestigious award is presented by Forbes and Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider. The awards list was announced on April 23rd, 2024, and can currently be viewed on the Forbes website.

The Best Employers for Diversity 2024 were identified in an independent survey from a vast sample of over 170,000 U.S.-based employees working for companies employing at least 1,000 people within the U.S. The evaluation was based on three different criteria:   

  • Personal Recommendations: Employees were asked to give their opinions on a series of statements regarding Age, Gender, Ethnicity, Disability, LGBTQIA+ & General Diversity in their current workplace.   
  • Public Recommendations: Participants were also given the chance to evaluate other employers in their respective industries that stand out either positively or negatively with regard to diversity.   
  • KPIs: Extensive research was carried out to evaluate how companies fared across a range of diversity-related best-practices. This included things like Representation, Accountability & Communication, Internal Initiatives, and External Involvement. 

Based on the results of the study, UTMC is ecstatic to be recognized on the Forbes list of the Best Employers for Diversity 2024.