The Journey Towards Cultural Awareness: Engaging the Native American Communities
Tuesday, November 8, 2016
12:00 p.m. ET; 11:00 a.m. CT; :10:00 a.m. MT; 9:00 a.m. PT
In recognition of Native American Heritage Month and to raise awareness about the unique challenges Native people have faced both historically and in the present, the American Hospital Association (AHA) in collaboration with its Institute for Diversity in Health Management (Institute) will host a webinar on The Journey Towards Cultural Awareness: Engaging the Native American Communities with leaders from Regional Health located in Rapid City, SD.
The presenters will share Regional Health’s unique journey to:
- Launch its Native American Collaboration Department
- Improve Native American outreach events and community engagement
- Implement AHA’s Equity of Care campaign to eliminate health disparities
Chief Operating Officer
Sandra A. Ogunremi, DHA
Director, Native American Collaboration
Headquartered in Rapid City, S.D., Regional Health is an integrated health care system that provides community-based health care in more than 20 communities in two states and 32 specialty areas of medicine. As the largest private employer in western South Dakota, Regional Health is comprised of five hospitals, 24 clinic locations and employs nearly 5,000 physicians and caregivers.
A confirmation email will be sent to you upon completion of your registration. Log-in information and presentation materials will be sent the day before the webinar. If you have any questions, contact Cynthia Washington at 312-422-3996 or email@example.com.
We look forward to you joining us!
Upcoming Diversity Dialogues:
November - Regional Health –
Date: Tuesday, November 8, 2016
Time: 12:00 noon ET (11:00am CT; 10:00am MT; 9:00am PT)
Speakers: Paulette Davidson, chief operating officer, Regional Health, and Sandra A. Ogunremi, DHA, director, Native American Collaboration, Regional Health
Discussion on how the health system is addressing Native American Health as well as the action steps they have implemented as a result of taking the pledge to eliminate healthcare disparities.
December – Navicent Health
Date: Monday, December 5, 2016
Time: 2:00pm ET (1:00pm CT; 12:00pm MT; 11:00am PT)
Presenter: Dr. Ninfa Saunders, Chief Executive Officer
A 2016 Equity of Care honoree, this discussion will focus on health system’s journey, including the action steps they have implemented as a result of taking the pledge to eliminate healthcare disparities.
For questions about the Diversity Dialogue series, please contact Pamela Janniere, manager of membership, marketing and education, at (312) 422-2691 or firstname.lastname@example.org.