P.R.I.D.E. Resource Group

Perspectives, Resources, Insights, and Direction by Employees

P.R.I.D.E. Resource Group




Mission Statement:

The mission of the P.R.I.D.E. 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

Anna Dumont - Assistant Director, Trial Management, VICC Clinical Trials Office
Pepper Heifner - Associate Program Manager, Program for LGBTQ Health
Vinnie Lopes - Associate Program Manager, Center for Patient & Professional Advocacy

Upcoming Events:

White Elephant Party – Saturday 12/10, 6-8pm in the VCH Hospital Theater
-To sign up go to https://forms.gle/jupNcM1APSbQdFuW7 or contact Social Committee Co-Chair Justin Miller at justin.n.miller@vumc.org.
-This event is for VUMC employees.
-Participating in the gift exchange is optional. Gifts should be an item from home to re-gift or a new gift that does not exceed $10.

Recent Events:

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

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

Day at the Park: Saturday 8/27, 10am-12pm
-5501 Edmonson Pike, Nashville, 37211 (the park next to the Edmonson Pike Branch of the Nashville Public Library)
-Friends and families welcome
-Beverages will be provided.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Lesbian Visibility Day Panel Discussion: Tuesday 4/26

Monthly Meeting: Thursday 3/17, 12pm

Monthly Meeting: Thursday 2/17, 12pm

Monthly Meeting: Friday 1/20, 1-2pm