Diversity Dialogue Webinars

About the Diversity Dialogue Webinar Series:

versity Dialogue Webinars are one of the most popular programs offered by the Institute. Each month, 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 a corresponding slideshow presentation.


Past speakers have included Dr. Ram Raju, President & CEO of New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation, Dr. Elena Rios, President & CEO, National Hispanic Medical Association, Margaret Kraak and Nakisha Pugh with OFCCP, Jack Lynch, President and CEO of Main Line Health, and Brett Tschurtz with The Joint Commission. 


The Diversity Dialogue Webinars are COMPLIMENTARY for Institute members and $99 for non-Institute members. Institute members receive free access to ALL Diversity Dialogue webinars. For more information on membership with the Institute, please click here or contact Pamela Janniere at pjanniere@aha.org.


Next Series Installment: April 2017

PODCAST ON-DEMAND: Race and Medicine: A Physician’s Perspective on Race in Medicine with Sachin H. Jain, MD, MBA., author of "The Racist Patient"
In collaboration with AHA's Hospitals in Pursuit of Excellence and Physician Leadership Forum
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Sachin H. Jain, MD, MBA is chief executive officer (CEO) at CareMore Health System, an innovative health plan & care delivery system, a consulting professor of medicine at the Stanford University School of Medicine and a contributor at Forbes.

Dr. Jain will share an excerpt from his article, “The Racist Patient” and discuss:

  • The prescription for a medical culture that allows patients cross the line with racial discrimination
  • How to support all care providers with direct contact with difficult patients
  • Practitioner ideas and care delivery innovations to protect staff and provide better service
Cost: Complimentary

Click here to listen to podcast


Webinar Topic Suggestions?

Is there an area in health care relative to equity, cultural competency, or a best practice that you would like to hear more about in our Diversity Dialogue series? If so, please contact Jetaun Mallett at (312) 422-2692 or jmallett@aha.org. Our webinar series continues to be one of the most popular resources because our members provide topic and speaker suggestions. 


Archived Diversity Dialogues

All Diversity Dialogue webinars are recorded and available for three months from the date of presentation.  Click here to view the list of available archived Diversity Dialogues.  To request a recording, please email institute@aha.org.


For more information about the Institute's Diversity Dialogues, please contact Deborah Myles, project and operations, at (312) 422-2693 or dmyles_tmp@aha.org.