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Inclusion & Diversity

AdvaMed Advance® Inclusion and Diversity Playbook

AdvaMed has launched a comprehensive study to assess the current state of I&D in the MedTech industry.

The goal of AdvaMed Advance® is to support the creation, maintenance, and expansion of inclusion and diversity strategies within the medical technology community. 


Drive innovation in medical technology by becoming the industry of choice for diverse talent. 


Convene industry to develop, adopt and continuously evolve a measurable framework for advancing inclusion and diversity that is applicable to all members. 

What It Is 

What It Isn’t

What We’re Reading

Industry Resource Partners

MedTech Color

MedTech Color is envisioned to be the destination for leaders of color in the life-saving medical device industry. We have three objectives: (1) Build and support a community of decision makers (2) Increase the number of people of color who enter and stay in MedTech as founders of companies and practitioners within the industry (3) Add value to the MedTech industry through thought leadership.

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Women’s Executive Network (WEN) is an international organization that elevates women in medtech by amplifying and connecting regional organizations to benefit patients, employees and industry.  Sign up to receive the WEN newsletter.  

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MVPvets aims to assist and prepare transitioning military veterans for meaningful employment in life science companies. With new health applications, and innovative consumer products being discovered and created daily, opportunities to support the science, technology, engineering, mathematics or business functions of life science organizations are vast. MVPvets brings veterans, mentors and employers together, through job matching, one-on-one mentoring, online learning and on-the-ground career-building endeavors. 

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The Scientist Mentoring & Diversity Program for Medical Technology (SMDP MedTech) is a year-long mentoring program benefiting baccalaureate and graduate students from racial and ethnic groups underrepresented in the MedTech industry, including Hispanic Americans, Pacific Islanders, African Americans and Native Americans. Attending students are interested in careers in the medical technology industry. Scholars are paired with industry mentors who are executives at medical device, medical technology and consumer health care companies.

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