Health Equity Webinars

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Oct 9, 2020
Breaking the ice can be complicated! How can hospitals and health systems create trusting environments that make interactions between patients and health care providers more comfortable and inclusive? Join Keith Stinson, RN and emergency department nursing director at Chatham Hospital, serving a mostly rural area of North Carolina, and Kimberlydawn Wisdom, MD, senior VP and chief wellness & diversity officer at Henry Ford Health System in Detroit, as they describe their innovative staff training methods addressing the dynamics of unconscious biases, how to avoid uncomfortable interactions, and successful strategies for heightening bias awareness in the workplace. Both hospitals, operating in completely different clinical settings, are 2020 AHA Carolyn Boone Lewis Equity of Care Award honorees.
Sep 16, 2020
Learn how Opelousas General Health System (OGHS), the main health care provider in the rural area of St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, rapidly enacted a communications and response system to address gaps in community needs and support during COVID-19.
Sep 15, 2020
Learn how to avoid Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DE&I) Strategy Derailment and explore solutions to get DE&I fully aligned with a health provider’s business objectives.
Aug 28, 2020
This session will explore strategies and internal enabling conditions for hospitals and health systems to advance health equity and simultaneously improve their business performance through an explicit focus on racial equity. Ryan De Souza, Associate Director at FSG, will share insights from the FSG report “Health Care and the Competitive Advantage of Racial Equity: How Advancing Racial Equity Can Create Business Value.” Kate Sommerfeld, President of Social Determinants of Health Institute at ProMedica, a Toledo-based non-profit health care system, will bring the insights to life by sharing ProMedica’s story on how it’s approaching this work. The strategies implemented by ProMedica are rooted in community and multisector partner alignment and help promote racial equity.
Jul 21, 2020
[ON-DEMAND WEBINAR] Ethnocultural empathy is empathy towards racial and ethnic minorities, and is a requisite competency in eliminating racial/ethnic health disparities. This webinar will provide participants with a few key applications from the new, research-informed curriculum at the George Washington (GW) School of Medicine and Health Services. To create this new curriculum, GW faculty led a mixed-methods study to determine course format and content most suitable for teaching and assessing empathy among traditional and non-traditional learners working with racial and ethnic minorities in a range of health care settings.
Apr 30, 2020
Presenter: Dr. Maranda C. Ward, Assistant Professor in the Department of Clinical Research and Leadership.  Ethnocultural empathy is empathy towards racial and ethnic minorities, and is a requisite competency in eliminating health disparities. In this webinar, Dr. Ward will provide participants with a few key applications from the new, research-informed curriculum at the George Washington (GW) School of Medicine and Health Services. To create this new curriculum, GW faculty led a mixed-methods study to determine course format and content most suitable for teaching and assessing empathy among traditional and non-traditional learners working with racial and ethnic minorities in a range of health care settings.
Oct 1, 2019
Presenter: Dr. Maranda C. Ward, Assistant Professor in the Department of Clinical Research and Leadership.  Ethnocultural empathy is empathy towards racial and ethnic minorities, and is a requisite competency in eliminating health disparities. In this webinar, Dr. Ward will provide participants with a few key applications from the new, research-informed curriculum at the George Washington (GW) School of Medicine and Health Services. To create this new curriculum, GW faculty led a mixed-methods study to determine course format and content most suitable for teaching and assessing empathy among traditional and non-traditional learners working with racial and ethnic minorities in a range of health care settings.
Feb 6, 2019
In this webinar Rita Carreon, Deputy Vice President, Health with UnidosUS, and Jillian Warriner, manager of community benefit and health improvement at Sharp HealthCare discussed how building community collaboration and introducing novel partnerships are key to achieving health equity and ensure all achieve their highest potential for health.
Apr 12, 2018
Diversity Dialogue Webinars are one of the most popular programs in which a different nationally-renowned speaker discusses a topic of pressing concern in health care. While enjoying the audio presentation, attendees log in via a computer and view the accompanying slideshow presentation.