2012 National Conference Schedule
Below is the most current version of the Schedule for the 2012 National Leadership and Educational Conference. Click here to download a copy of the full Conference Program for the conference.
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Tuesday, June 5, 2012
7:00 a.m. - 5:15 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Welcome and Opening Remarks
10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Run Toward the Roar - Roar Master Leadership
This keynote address delivered by Emmett Murphy, PhD, best-selling author, health care executive and coach will show us how the strategic use of risk leadership creates new options, a personal leadership map and the courage to translate it into action in times of economic uncertainty and transformational policy change.
Sponsored by Witt/Kieffer
11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Hear the Roar - State Hospital Associations Assess and Respond
This executive plenary of state hospital association executives is moderated by Reginald W. Coopwood, MD, president & CEO, The Regional Medical Center at Memphis. Hear programs initiated by state hospital associations from Connecticut (CHA), South Carolina (SCHA) and Tennessee (THA). This "How To" discussion is on organizing diversity practitioners, creating diversity leadership and governance structures, and gathering and using patient data. This session illustrates what can be achieved at the state leadership level. Craig Becker, president, THA; Thornton Kirby, president and CEO, SCHA; Christopher Dadlez, CHA chairman, and president and CEO, St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center, will present.
12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Luncheon: Masters of the Roar
Invited to address the latest challenges in health care is U.S. Surgeon General Regina Benjamin, MD. Corporate award will be announced.
2:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Face the Roar - Confronting Disparities: Scope of the Challenge in Creating a Culturally Competent Organization
Moderated by Cheryl Bevel, vice president of diversity at St. Luke's Hospital, a panel of physicians discusses various aspects of physician preparation to address disparities in medical schools, in daily practice, and through cultural competency skills. Robert Like, MD, director and professor at the Center for Healthy Families and Cultural Diversity in the department of family medicine and community health at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School; and Joseph Betancourt, MD, director of the Disparities Solutions Center, senior scientist for Mongan Institute for Health Policy, director of Multicultural Education at Mass General Hospital, and associate professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School; will present.
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Special Recognition Dinner: Voices of Legacy
Join your colleagues for food, fun and live music as we honor and celebrate past Summer Enrichment Program alumni and participants in the Institute's survey, "Diversity and Disparities; A Benchmarking Study of U.S. Hospitals."
Wednesday, June 6, 2012
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
7:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.
National Call to Action
Presented by AHA President and CEO Rich Umbdenstock, this keynote plenary will highlight the methodology and key findings from the "Diversity and Disparities: A Benchmarking Study of U.S. Hospitals." The Equity of Care group representatives will share progress on the National Call to Action.
9:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. / 11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Participants will be able to select two in-depth interactive sessions from the following list:
A Continuous Quality Approach to Organizational Cultural Competence
Presented by Thomas LaVeist, director of the Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions (HCHDS) and the William C. and Nancy F. Richardson Professor in Health Policy at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (JHBSPH) and Cheri Wilson, faculty research associate, HCHDS and program director, JHBSPH
Diversity in Leadership and Governance - Practices in Recruitment & Retention
Presented by Otha Dillihay, chief human resource officer for Richland County School District in Columbia, SC, and James Gauss, senior advisor to the CEO and senior vice president, Witt Kieffer
Eliminating Disparities: Data Collection, Designing Intervention, Removing Variances
Presented by Marcia Wilson, PHD a lead research scientist at the Center for Health Care Quality at the George Washington University Medical Center School of Public Health and Health Services
12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Recognition Luncheon: Health Care Diversity & Inclusion
Keynote speaker Andrés Tapia, author and president of Diversity Best Practices will examine the connection between disparities and key health care cost drivers as he makes the case for a holistic diversity and inclusion prescription. The Best in Class from the "Diversity and Disparities: A Benchmarking Study of U.S. Hospitals" will be recognized.
2:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Participants will be able to select one interactive session from the following list.
Enhancing Health Care with CLAS
Presented by C. Godfrey Jacobs program manager, SRA International and project director the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health, Think Cultural Health.
The Potential of Health Information and Communications Technologies to Reduce Health Care Disparities
Presented by Ignatius Bau, Health Policy Consultant
Certification Standards for Medical Interpreters
Presented by Mara Youdelman,JD chair of the Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters
4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.