As we've grown, so have our efforts to recruit, support, and celebrate women in science, healthcare, engineering and beyond.
Growing up as a young Black girl with a life-threatening illness, Bre Jacobs found herself in a revolving door of doctors’ offices — but none of the healthcare professionals ever looked like her. To understand her condition, reduce the stress on her family, and take control of her own health, Bre dove into medical journals. That activity sparked a passion for scientific knowledge that drives Bre to this day. Now a Medtronic Senior Research Program Manager, Bre still can’t help but wonder: "Where would I be if, earlier on, I had met someone like me in this field?
Education and advocacy, the untapped multipliers that turn cutting-edge health knowledge and technology into better outcomes for all
It has been estimated that healthcare knowledge doubles every 70 days. With advances in artificial intelligence and machine learning, that pace will quicken. The result? Universal education gaps that could tie community health outcomes to how well a region can keep up.
How inclusion, diversity, and equity at Medtronic fuel new thinking, more creativity, and better decision-making.
A company's success is determined by its people. Creating a culture where everyone feels welcome is a start, but our goal — a true sense of belonging — is much more profound. When our people feel like they are accepted, safe, and valued, they contribute more fully and with more heart in the game. Innovation comes from free sharing and ideating over new approaches and different perspectives. At Medtronic, our culture of belonging empowers employees to bring their full selves and ideas to the table.
Dismantling global disparities in healthcare and creating lasting solutions
It is 1992 in Mexico City, and Dr. Luis Molina is struggling to help his cardiovascular patients. Thirty percent of his neighbors lack money to pay for basic needs, and with other socioeconomic factors at play, some patients are left on a seemingly endless pacemaker waitlist. When a Medtronic representative heard Dr. Molina’s story, a product donation and medical training opportunity blossomed into a 25-plus year program that has served more than 3,000 patients.
Martha Ha and Jon de Csepel explain how Medtronic is supporting the AAPI community
In this episode of the MedtronicTalks podcast, Martha Ha, chief privacy officer and chief counsel of corporate governance, and Jon de Csepel, CMO, vice president, medical affairs of the Americas, explain how the company is reaching out to employees of Asia and Pacific Island and helping them to understand how to better work within the corporate culture.
Co-led by Medtronic Chairman and CEO Geoff Martha, a B20 task force begins global healthcare policy work ahead of a summit of world leaders in Italy
An international task force co-led by Medtronic Chairman and CEO Geoff Martha recently convened a virtual dialogue between government and business leaders to discuss healthcare policy in advance of the G20 summit in October.
New Support Aims to Reach 10M People in India, Brazil, the U.S., and Other Global Regions
DUBLIN and MINNEAPOLIS, May 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) and the Medtronic Foundation announced an additional $3M USD for COVID-19 relief efforts – a combination of financial resources, personal protective equipment (PPE) donations, and Medtronic employee engagement – focused on underserved areas of India, Brazil, the United States, and other global regions. This latest COVID-19 response expands Medtronic and Medtronic Foundation’s COVID-19 support to $56M USD.
Fast Company awards seek out ingenuity, impact, and passion to solve world problems
Unprecedented pandemic response. First-of-its-kind heart technology. And innovation in reducing certain heart surgery-related infections. All of these Medtronic healthcare innovations are among the 2021 World Changing Ideas recognized on May 4, 2021 by Fast Company.