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Creating an Inclusive Environment for Diverse and LGBT Patients and Employe...

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4500 South Lancaster Road

Community Center, Bldg. 75

Dallas, TX 75216

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The Louisiana American College of Healthcare Executives in collaboration with the North Texas Diversity & Inclusion subcommittee and LGBT Forum is authorized to award a total of 3 hours (2- 1.5-hour sessions) of ACHE Face-to-Face Education credit toward advancement or recertification in the American College of Healthcare Executives. Each 1.5-hour session costs $75. You have the option of attending 1 session at $75 or both sessions at $150. Registration begins at 11:30a.m.

The free networking event is 11:00a.m.- 12:00p.m. The paid educational events will begin at 12:00p.m.

***Prior to the continuing education event there will be an ACHE Co-sponsored networking reception for Diversity and LGBT leaders and allies. Attendees must RSVP in advance for the networking reception.

Session 1: "Fostering Inclusion of LGBT Patients and Employees"

Moderator:

Dr. Tiffany Love

PhD FACHE GNP ANP-BC CCA CRCST VHA-CM

Deputy Associate Director Patient Care Services, Overton Brooks Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Veterans Affairs appointed Dr. Tiffany A. Love, Deputy Associate Director for Patient Care Services (DADPCS) at Overton Brooks Veterans Affairs Medical Center (OBVAMC) in October 2013. As the Deputy ADPCS, Dr. Love has championed diversity in the healthcare workforce. She is currently serving in a detail assignment with the Office of Community Care, Clinical Integration in Veterans Affairs Central Office, assisting with the implementation of the new VA Care legislation enterprise wide.

Brad Walsh, MPH

Parkland Health & Hospital System

Dept. of Population Medicine

Brad Walsh is a Project Administrator at Parkland Hospital in Dallas. He has served as chair of the HEI survey team for the past six years, which has earned Parkland the highest marks on the Human Rights Campaign's annual hospital survey each year. Brad is trained as an epidemiologist, with research and community work which includes transgender health and LGBTQ community needs assessment projects. Brad has a Masters of Public Health from the UT Health Science Center.

Panelist: Roderic F. Teamer, Sr.

Director of Diversity Programs and Business Development

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana, Inc.

Currently, Rod Teamer oversees Blue Cross’ award-winning diversity and inclusion program. The diversity and inclusion program touches each department where there is opportunity to diversify the employees, business partners or clients of the company, including human resources, supply chain management and corporate responsibility. In addition, the D&I program under Teamer’s leadership, partners with local non-profit organizations to impact health disparities in minority communities across the state of Louisiana.

Session 2: Diversity and Inclusion

Moderator: Roderic F. Teamer, Sr.

Director of Diversity Programs and Business Development

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana, Inc.

Currently, Rod Teamer oversees Blue Cross’ award-winning diversity and inclusion program. The diversity and inclusion program touches each department where there is opportunity to diversify the employees, business partners or clients of the company, including human resources, supply chain management and corporate responsibility. In addition, the D&I program under Teamer’s leadership, partners with local non-profit organizations to impact health disparities in minority communities across the state of Louisiana.

Emeka Anyanwu

Senior Associate Attorney at Parkland Health & Hospital System in Dallas, Texas

Emeka Anyanwu is a Senior Associate Attorney at Parkland Health & Hospital System in Dallas, Texas. She focuses on healthcare regulatory and operational matters, as well as supports the Medical Staff and Medical Staff Office. She is an active member of both the Governance Committee and Workgroup for Parkland Health & Hospital System’s Patient Family Advisory Council. She was also heavily engaged with the early stages of the development of Parkland Health & Hospital System’s Black Diaspora and African-American Employee Resource Group, VOICES.

Captain (CAPT) James LaVelle Dickens, DNP, RN, FNP-BC, FAANP

He serves in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Regional Office, Office of the Secretary, Region VI Dallas, TX as the Senior Program Manager for the Office of Minority Health. He is an experienced Registered Nurse and Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner with over thirty years of federal healthcare experience. CAPT Dickens’ clinical experience includes Orthopedics, Emergency Department, Surgical Services, Long-Term Care, and the Primary Care setting.

CAPT Dickens is a Commissioned Officer in the United States Public Health Service whose mission is to promote, protect and advance the health and safety of the Nation. He was selected to participate as a clinical team member for the Afghanistan Health Initiative (AHI) in Kabul, Afghanistan. The mission of the AHI was to improve quality of care, and maternal and infant mortality rates at Rabia Balkhi Women’s Hospital in Kabul. CAPT Dickens served as a technical advisor as a member of a Commissioned Corps hospital assistance team in Saipan, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands and St Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands.










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