"As nurses, we're expected to provide quality health care to people from a variety of cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. Without diversity among our ranks, it's almost impossible to do that."—Debra Williams, Minority Nurse Magazine
In general, the nursing community nowadays must think in terms of diversity to adequately do their jobs. ONS will do its part to equip the oncology nurse.
The information provided here will acquaint members and visitors with ONS diversity initiatives and aims to further promote diversity in oncology nursing circles. Please follow the links above and on the left to navigate this virtual community or continue below.
The ONS Diversity Virtual Community is devoted to ONS' commitment to diversity as it relates oncology nurses, patients, workplaces, and the community. Please take the time to view all that it offers. You'll find meaningful information to convey how ONS is bound to fostering diversity throughout its leadership, membership, and programs. ONS recognizes the importance of diversity in all areas of the Society, and asks that you participate in helping us truly realize our vision.
We welcome your interest in the ONS Diversity Virtual Community and hope that you will visit often. If you are not already a member of ONS, join and reap the benefits of membership and become an active participant in many programs and offerings. If you are a member, you can recruit new members and reap valuable rewards.
We are positive that the information throughout this site will help familiarize you with our diversity initiatives, and invite you to accompany us as we climb to newer and greater heights.