• A Message from CEO Susan Salka:
    Standing Together Against Racism and Injustice

    Our Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion Philosophy

    "Our commitment to diversity, equality, and inclusion is vital to making AMN Healthcare a great place to work and the best healthcare staffing and workforce solutions company in this country. AMN Healthcare has an active strategy to enhance diversity, equality, and inclusion in our workplace, workforce, and marketplace. This is something we are continually working on. Our formal diversity, equality, and inclusion philosophy speaks to the importance of these endeavors in our company."

    –Susan Salka, Chief Executive Officer, AMN Healthcare

    Susan Salka


    Diversity + Equality + Inclusion Infographic

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    At AMN, our diversity, equality, and inclusion philosophy is grounded in the belief that we should respect all voices, seek diverse perspectives, and succeed when we act together as a positive force for all of humanity. We have the opportunity to influence each other, our industry, and our communities by fostering a diverse team with a passion for social justice and equity. We are committed to actively engaging in building an organization and society where equality is the norm, equity is achieved, and inclusion is universal so that we may all thrive.

    Bloomberg Gender Equality Index

    AMN Healthcare is proud to be part of the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI), which distinguishes companies committed to transparency in gender reporting and advancing women's equality. Bloomberg's standardized reporting framework offers public companies the opportunity to disclose information on how they promote gender equality across four separate areas – company statistics, policies, community engagement and products and services. This framework is the only international standardized reporting and disclosure method for workplace gender data.

    Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index (CEI)

    AMN Healthcare is listed to the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index (CEI) premier benchmarking survey in the U.S. for corporate policies and practices relating to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) workplace equality. The CEI evaluates LGBTQ-related policies and practices including non-discrimination workplace protections, domestic partner benefits, transgender-inclusive health care benefits, competency programs, and public engagement with the LGBTQ community. For more information on the Corporate Equality Index, or to download a free copy of the report, visit www.hrc.org/cei.

    CEO Action for Diversity and Inclusion

    CEO Action

    The CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion project is the largest CEO-driven business commitment to advance diversity and inclusion within the workplace. Bringing together some of the world’s leading companies and business organizations, its goal is to leverage individual and collective voices to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

    Susan Salka, Chief Executive Officer of AMN Healthcare, has joined over 450 other companies in signing the project’s CEO Pledge. The pledge states: 1) We will continue to make our workplaces trusting places to have complex, and sometimes difficult, conversations about diversity and inclusion; 2) We will implement and expand unconscious bias education; 3) We will share best and unsuccessful practices. Read more at www.ceoaction.com

    The U.S. 30% Club

    30 percent clubAs a part of the U.S. 30% Club, Susan Salka, Chief Executive Officer of AMN Healthcare, has joined over 70 other business leaders committed to achieving better gender balance across all levels of their organization. Founded on the belief that gender balance in the boardroom encourages better governance and contributes to stronger all-around corporate governance, The U.S. 30% Club convenes an influential peer-to-peer network to drive meaningful, sustainable change

    The U.S. 30% Club has also launched a number of initiatives focused on strengthening the pipeline of female directors, by contributing directly to the pool of qualified candidates through its Future Female Directors program, engaging in a strategic partnership with theBoardlist and mentoring mid-career level women across industries. First launched in the UK in 2010, the 30% Club now includes chapters in 14 regions, including Australia, Southern Africa, and Turkey.

    Susan Salka Makes a Business Case for Diversity


    Diversity at AMN

    AMN Healthcare has been striving for gender equality for decades, and more recently has been working harder on other areas of inclusion. In the spirit of transparency, here are the AMN numbers as of April 1, 2021:

    • 65% of AMN team members are women
    • Executive team includes women as CEO, Chief Legal Officer, Chief Talent Officer, Group President & COO of Strategic Talent Solutions, and divisional and brand presidents
    • 56% of the Board of Directors are women
    • 33% of our entire team are people of color
    • Our team is 57% Millennials, 34% Generation X and 8% Baby Boomers
    • 7 Employee Resource Groups (790 participants; 29% of the team member population)

    Diversity Spend Report

    2020 Diversity Spend Report

    We believe that true equitable positive impact to social determinants of health is achieved by strengthening local economies and communities that we serve. AMN is proud to report it's 2020 diversity spend report here, where we see a significant increase in diversity spend compared to 2019. We are proud to continue our Supplier Diversity efforts by launching our Vendor Development program this year. We believe that equitable business opportunities contribute to a more equitable world. 

    Diverse Business Certification

    Our commitment to diversity also extends to our vendors, contractors, and suppliers. We work to facilitate business partnerships with diverse contractors and suppliers, and partner with national diversity supplier councils including:

    We also work to facilitate business partnerships with diverse contractors and suppliers. A key focus moving forward is on identifying business opportunities beyond the traditional minority, women, and veteran-owned businesses to inclusion of LGBT-owned and disability-owned businesses.

    As part of the process, we collect the Diverse Business Certification form from all vendors, contractors, and suppliers. The form should be submitted via email to vendors@amnhealthcare.com, or hard copies can be sent to:

    AMN Healthcare Accounts Payable
    12400 High Bluff Drive, Ste 100
    San Diego, CA 92130

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    In the News

    Thought Leadership, White Papers, and Surveys

    Our Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion philosophy can also be seen in a variety of white papers, surveys, and thought leadership articles published by AMN Healthcare and our companies on diversity related topics.

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