Banner Health
Making healthcare easier


Banner has set its sights on improving the health of the communities it serves and focuses on providing the best possible care to our customers. In this process, Banner recognizes delivering excellent care is more than clinical treatment. It’s also about how we treat everyone. Education at Banner includes:

MedSafe Zone (LGBTQ+ 101):

In partnership with University of Arizona College of Medicine Phoenix and Tucson

System-wide training program that fosters safer, inviting and inclusive environment for members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ+) community.

Course benefits:

Definitions: sexual orientation, gender identity & important terminology

Create a safe and inclusive environment for all team members and patients, raise awareness and knowledge of the LGBTQ+ community, be an ally to the LGBTQ+ community.

Building Inclusive Teams:

Course created to assist in building a diverse and inclusive working environment by providing tools to help foster inclusive behaviors by developing: understanding of implicit bias, frames of reference, and perceptual filters.

Microaggressions - The Next Level of Inclusion:

A virtual workshop that breaks down biases in a psychologically safe environment, while providing an open dialogue for team members to share their stories and experiences.

Opportunity to develop a broad awareness of microaggressions: affects on interactions, tools for managing biases, and fostering a sustainable culture of inclusivity and belonging.