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
Clinical Trials Manager, VICC Clinical Trials Office


LGBTQ (PRIDE) ERG group photo

Image Description: Members enjoying the first P.R.I.D.E. Resource Group lunch social.

Upcoming Events:

Celebration of Queer Love Week: 2/8-2/12
Make a Valentine to celebrate your partner, friend, or family member! Share it with the ERG by posting it to the ERG Teams page or email it to

The deadline is Friday 2/11 at noon. We will vote on our favorite Valentine during the Zoom Movie Night. The winner will receive their favorite candy, some LGBTQ Health swag, and our undying admiration.

Zoom Movie Night: 2/12
Join us to watch the Netflix documentary “A Secrete Love.” Registration link here.

Monthly ERG Meeting
Thursday 2/18, 12:30PM-1:15PM. Email for the meeting link or more information.

Mindful Break with Health Plus
Monday 2/24, 1:30P
Registration link coming soon.

Previous Events:

Monthly ERG Meeting
Thursday, 1/14/21, 10-10:45am
Email for the meeting link or more information.

EAP LGBTQ Well-being Connection
An EAP clinical counselor facilitated a discussion around pandemic and holidays stress within the LGBTQ community.

Monthly ERG Meeting
Tuesday, 12/15, 3-3:45pm

Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR) Event
Event to recognize TDOR: reading of names and facilitated therapeutic art activity.