Thursday, August 10, 2023: Workforce/Diversity Equity and Inclusion

Location:

Rochester General College of Health Careers, 470 Skyview Centre Parkway, Rochester, NY 14622 and Zoom Meeting

August 10th Agenda

Fellows will discuss  the importance of culture in the workforce.

We will discuss the changing dynamics of the workforce including how to attract and retain the best talent and what it takes to make today’s “employment relationship” fulfilling for both management and employees. In this session we will describe and discuss: the state of the local healthcare workforce and discuss the implications for organizations and patients; how we are overcoming workforce shortages.

Tours the Rochester General College of Health Careers will be conducted.

In this session we will:

  1. Discuss the power and importance of culture in the workforce.
  2. Describe and discuss the state of the local healthcare workforce and discuss the implications for organizations and patients. The New Workforce, Supply and demand, Retention and Compensation
  3. Discuss with local experts how we are overcoming workforce shortages and what we are doing to bring joy back into the workplace

7:45 am - 8:15 am Breakfast and Networking

8:15 am - 8:45 am Welcome and "What has become clear to me since last we met?"
Lauren Burruto, Executive Director, NorthStar Network

8:45 am - 10:15 am Culture
Wade Norwood, Chief Executive Officer, Common Ground Health

10:15 am - 10:30 am Break

10:30 am - 11:30 am State of the Workforce Locally (Skills and Competencies, Supply/Demand, Wages/Retention, Re-tooling)
Melissa Pennise, MPH, Associate Director of Strategic Initiatives, Common Ground Health

11:30 am - 1:00 pm Lunch and Tour of the Rochester General College of Health Careers

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Panel Discussion: Cultivating and Attracting a Workforce and Inspiring and Retaining a Workforce

3:00 pm - 3:15 pm Break

3:15 pm - 3:45 pm What will I do differently having spent the day together?
Lauren Burruto, Executive Director, NorthStar Network

3:45 pm - 4:00 pm Wrap-up
Lauren Burruto, Executive Director, NorthStar Network

4:00 pm End

Speakers

Lauren Burruto

Executive Director, NorthStar Network

Wade Norwood

Chief Executive Officer, Common Ground Health

Melissa Pennise, MPH

Associate Director of Strategic Initiatives, Common Ground Health

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