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IDF Congratulates Board Director Brenda Battle on being named one of the Top 40 DEI Officers


Brenda Battle has been honored as one of 40 Top Health System Diversity and Inclusion Officers To Know by Becker’s Hospital Review, a leading hospital magazine for hospital business news and analysis for hospital and healthcare system executives.

“I am honored to be named among the top 40 DEI executives to know by Becker’s. Our purpose is to ensure that the work we do has a real and measurable impact on improving health equity and the lives of those who are marginalized. Thanks to Becker’s for recognizing all of our work and the institutions that enable us as leaders to innovate in this space.”

– Brenda Battle

Brenda Battle is Senior Vice President for Community Transformation and Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer at the University of Chicago Medicine. Ms. Battle has been at the University of Chicago Medicine serving in multiple roles during her 10 year tenure. She is responsible for working to eliminate health disparities and provide greater access to care for persons living on the South Side of Chicago. Ms. Battle also crafts strategies and programs to support diversity, equity and inclusion in care delivery models.


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