Thursday, August 13, 2020: Patient Focus; Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (Morning Half Day)

Location:

Video Conference

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Agenda

In this session we will:

1. Provide a background on DEI, what it is, why it is important for the people we serve, our organizations and the community.

2. Describe specific training to better understand microaggressions and how they impact the workplace

3. Include a panel of local thought leaders who will share and respond to questions about the local efforts to be a world-class community


8:00-8:10 Introductions
Linda Becker, President and Founder, NorthStar Network

8:10-8:30 Welcome
Andrea DeMeo President and Chief Executive Officer, Trillium Health, Inc.

8:30-9:10 The Importance, Impact and Implications of DEI
Sady Fischer, Corporate Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Excellus BlueCross BlueShield

9:10-10:10 Microaggressions
Andre Dixon, Director of Multicultural Workforce and Student Initiatives, Trillium Health, Inc.

10:10-10:25 Break

10:25-11:50 Panel Discussion; Community DEI Initiatives
Andrea DeMeo, President and Chief Executive Officer, Trillium Health, Inc., Facilitator

  * Sady Fischer, Corporate Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Excellus BlueCross BlueShield

  * Joseph Searles, Diversity Community Relations Director, Excellus BlueCross BlueShield

  * Andre Dixon, Director of Multicultural Workforce and Student Initiatives, Trillium Health, Inc.

  * Linda Clark, MD, Clark Occupational Medicine Services, Common Ground Health

  * Stuart Mitchell, Executive Director, PathStone Foundation

  * Suzanna Speed, Director of Program Education and Linkage, Trillium Health, Inc.

11:50-12:00 Wrap up
Lisa Smith, Consultant, NorthStar Network

Speakers

Portrait photograph of Northstar president and founder, Linda Becker.

Linda Becker

President and Founder, Northstar Network

Andrea DeMeo

President and Chief Executive Officer, Trillium Health, Inc.

Lisa Smith

Consultant, NorthStar Network

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