Employee resource groups


Employees are encouraged to find authentic connection and community with others by joining an employee resource group. Membership is open to all Nebraska Medicine and UNMC staff and students. 

Have a question about our ERGs? Interested in a specific group? Email us.

APNAdministration Professionals Network

The Administrative Professionals Network is a place to share a voice and opportunities to learn and grow from each other.


Administration Professionals Network
Creating space for administrative professionals to support one another, share best practices and build awareness and appreciation.

AABAAfrican American and Black Alliance (AABA)

The African American and Black Alliance is focused on creating a more inclusive environment. 


AABA celebrates JuneteenthAABA organizes Juneteenth Jubilee, which included food trucks, a gospel fest and trivia.

ADPTAll Abilities and Disabilities Partnering Together (ADAPT)

The All Disabilities and Abilities Partnering Together group is focused on celebrating our different abilities to create an equitable, inclusive, and safe work environment. The aim is for colleagues and students to feel empowered to own their disability status and show up as their most authentic selves.



AAPIAsian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI)

The Asian American and Pacific Islander group focuses on supporting, celebrating and amplifying the voices of this community as vital members of Nebraska Medicine and UNMC.



EPPEmerging Professionals Program

The Emerging Professionals Program serves UNMC and Nebraska Medicine by providing a platform that empowers emerging professionals to connect, engage, and grow through our shared organizational values.


Emerging Porfessionals Program
EPP members volunteer through United Way of the Midlands to assemble more than 5,000 Shine Bright hygiene kits for students.


LatinXcellence is a community of colleagues who come together and immerse themselves in the rich, vibrant, and diverse history of Latino culture.


Salsa on the greenLatinXcellence celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with Salsa on the Green.

LGPTQIA+LGBTQIA+ Employee Alliance

The LGBTQ+ Employee Alliance is a group of colleagues who come together to support and promote inclusion. Whether it’s through our presence in New Colleague Orientation, the group’s social activities, or the distribution of pronoun buttons for colleagues, the work of this group helps colleagues throughout UNMC and Nebraska Medicine feel comfortable knowing they can bring their authentic selves to work each day. 

Pride parade
Nebraska Medicine and UNMC walk in the Pride Parade each yearThe LGBTQIA+ Employee Alliance walks in the Heartland Pride Parade each year.


NursingWise is a group focused on creating opportunities for retired nurses to return to Nebraska Medicine and engage with the nursing workforce. 




RISERespect, Inspire, Support, Empower (RISE) Women

The RISE Women group provides the opportunity to support women and have a space to support each other and authentically grow and improve together. We want to encourage women to support women, women growing as professionals, women as leaders, and inspire women in health care.

Breaking the bias: Leading as women.

VMACVeterans and Military Affiliated Colleagues (VMA)

The VMA group is focused on creating a community within Nebraska Medicine and UNMC for our members to continue serving our communities. Additionally, we target events centered around Memorial Day and Veteran’s Day to acknowledge the sacrifices of our military members and their families. The ERG also works to connect our members to resources, services, events, and opportunities within the communities our organizations serve. 

Veterans and Military Affiliated Colleagues
Whether you personally served, are part of a military family or are close to someone who served, that connection to the military is likely something important to you.