PRIDE Resource Group

Perspectives, Resources, Insights, and Direction by Employees

PRIDE Resource Group




Mission Statement:

The mission of the PRIDE Resource Group is to celebrate the vibrant community of LGBTQ employees at VUMC, and to provide them with the resources needed for growth and development. We champion VUMC’s Strategic Directions of "Making Diversity and Inclusion Intentional” by creating a more inclusive workplace through education, communication, and mentorship.

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Andy Peterson
Director, Pastoral Care & Volunteer Services

*ERG Leaders:
Anna Dumont - Assistant Director, Trial Management, VICC Clinical Trials Office
Vinnie Lopes - Senior Project Manager, Center for Patient & Professional Advocacy

Social Committee Co-Chairs: Rodney Sharp, Kacie Perkinson
Education Committee Co-Chairs: Vinnie Lopes, Stephanie Winchell

Upcoming Events:

Ask Us: Non-Binary Panel – Wednesday 4/5/23, 11:30am-12pm

Recent Events:


Bi-Monthly Meeting,Wednesday 3/15/23 – 12:30-1:30pm. 

Monthly ERG Meeting: Wednesday 1/18/23, 12:30-1:30pm

White Elephant Party – Saturday 12/10/22, 6-8pm in the VCH Hospital Theater

Monthly ERG Meeting: Thursday 11/11/22, 11:30am-12:30pm

Coming Out at Work Discussion & Sharing: Tuesday 10/25/22, 12:30-1:30pm

Day at the Park: Saturday 8/27/22, 10am-12pm
-5501 Edmonson Pike, Nashville, 37211
-Friends and families welcome
-Beverages will be provided.

Monthly ERG Meeting: Tuesday 9/13/22, 11am-12pm

Monthly ERG Meeting: Thursday, 8/11/22, 1-2pm

Monthly Meeting: Thursday 7/7/22, 12:30pm

June Pride Month festivities: 
-Every Tuesday in June – Trivia Tuesday
-Every Thursday in June – Wear Your Pride
-Saturday, June 18, 2022 – PRIDE ERG Social Gathering
-Wednesday, June 22, 2022 – Pronoun Pride Day
-Friday, June 24, 2022 – Share Your Pride
-Saturday, June 25, 2022 – Nashville Pride Parade

PRIDE ERG May Meeting and Pride Month Planning: Tuesday 5/10/22, 1:00pm

SHARE Center presentation: Creating Equitable and Empowered Environments. Addressing workplace sexual harassment through Bystander Intervention: Tuesday 4/12/22, 2-2:45pm

Lesbian Visibility Day Panel Discussion: Tuesday 4/26/22