HBCU Virtual Summit

January 12, 2022 | 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
2022 HBCU Summer Projects

Health equity and achieving best outcomes for all children of all backgrounds and identities regardless of ability to pay is central to the Nationwide Children’s Hospital mission. Creating a diverse and inclusive workplace environment where each employee is celebrated and affirmed, is crucial to achieving those best outcomes.

Our HBCU Summit provides students at Historically Black College and Universities the opportunity to learn more about our hospital and our health care and other professional career pathways.

Attend our HBCU Summit to:

  • Hear directly from recruiters and leaders at Nationwide Children’s
  • Learn more about our Stand Against Racism, Stand For Health Equity from our Inclusion and Culture team
  • Learn more about our Summer Nurse Externship and January Career Fair for nursing students
  • Attend breakout rooms to learn about our current and upcoming clinical and non-clinical offerings, including but not limited to:
    • Allied health
    • Behavioral health
    • Human resources
    • Information technology
    • Nursing
    • Research
    • Social work
    • And more!

Attendees will also be entered into a raffle drawing for two $100 Amazon gift cards!


  • Must be currently enrolled at a Historically Black College or University (HBCU) or an HBCU graduate currently working on graduate degree.
  • If interested in nursing careers, institution must be ACEN or CCNE accredited.


  • Welcome speaker - Kim Regis, Vice President, Operations, Nationwide Children’s
  • Introduction to Nationwide Children’s Hospital: Where Passion Meets Purpose
  • Inclusion and Culture team presentation
  • Panel discussion
  • Breakout sessions highlighting career opportunities
  • Gift card raffle drawing

About Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World Report’s 2020-21 list of “Best Children’s Hospitals,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of America’s largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric health care systems providing wellness, preventive, diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative care for infants, children and adolescents, as well as adult patients with congenital disease. Nationwide Children’s is located in Columbus, Ohio, and has a staff of more than 13,000 providing state-of-the-art pediatric care during more than 1.6 million patient visits annually. As home to the Department of Pediatrics of The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Nationwide Children’s physicians train the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric specialists. The Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of the Top 10 National Institutes of Health-funded freestanding pediatric research facilities.