While some gains have been made in regards to increasing diversity in the field of health care management, recent studies continue to suggest that there is still ample room for improvement. With recent changes to our National Health Care System as well as the changing demographics in our country. There is an urgent need to understand the importance of healthcare organizations providing a culturally competent framework to serve such a diverse population. The Healthcare Diversity Council aims to provide a forum for dialogue and awareness. Our main goal is to assist in creating knowledge as to how to build an organizational culture and workforce that is culturally competent and inclusive. It is our vision to begin the transformation that will drive organizations to become culturally competent as they contribute to eliminate health disparities.
The Council is multi-functional and works closely with its members to:
Sponsorship Opportunities available, please contact Angeles Valenciano at [email protected].
October 9th, 2013
Phoenix College, Willo Room
3310 N 10th Ave Phoenix, AZ 85013
(Southwest corner of Osborn & 10th Avenue. The room is on the far south end of the complex)
|8:30 a.m. — 9:00 a.m.||Registration, Continental Breakfast & Networking|
|9:00 a.m. — 9:15 a.m.||Welcome and Introductions
|9:15 a.m. — 9:35 a.m.||Host Welcome
Dr. Anna Solley
|9:35 a.m. — 10:10 a.m.||Featured Speaker
Pilar Oates, B.A., M.A.
Topic: “The Paradigm Shift to Drive Cultural Competence in Healthcare
|10:10 a.m. — 10:20 a.m.||Break|
|10:20 a.m. — 11:20 a.m.||Panel Discussion – “Beyond Diversity: Becoming a Culture of Inclusive Excellence”
|11:20 a.m. — 11:35 a.m.||Q&A/Closing Remarks|
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