Inclusion Academy – Culturally Responsive Care: Medical care for Nepalese and Bhutanese patientsWebconference
Dr. Sanjay Yadav addresses awareness in enhancing medical care services for Nepalis and Bhutanese patients. This webinar will cover cultural differences and similarities in offering medical care to these populations. The following credits have been approved for this webinar session: 1. Awareness of the similarities and differences in providing Culturally Responsive Care to Nepalese and […]
Martin Luther King Jr. DayVarious Locations
Martin Luther King Day is observed every year on the third Monday of January. King was an influential civil rights leader, best known for his work on racial equality and ending racial segregation in the United States. His life and achievements are remembered and celebrated on this day.
Penn State Health Inclusion Week: Understanding the Need for Diversity in Clinical TrialsWebconference
Presenters will discuss why enhancing clinical trial diversity is a moral and scientific imperative and why the lack of diversity is an obstacle to understanding the safety and efficacy of novel therapies across population subgroups.
Penn State Health Inclusion Week: Health Care Justice: The Case for Health EquityWebconference
The presenter will discuss the case for promoting health equity within organizations and its role in improving patient outcomes propelling efforts to improve access, reduce disparities and strengthen communities.
Penn State Health Inclusion Week: The “debate”on PSCI and PSH policies and practices related to prostate cancer screeningWebconference
Other than skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer in men, and it is the second leading cause of cancer-related death for males in the United States.
Penn State Health Inclusion Week: The Historical Impact of Race on eGFRWebconference
This session discusses the historical impact and debate in using race in calculating eGFR.
Penn State Health Inclusion Week: Racial Profiling in Retail EnvironmentsWebconference
Presenter Dr. Shaun Gabbidon, Distinguished Professor of Criminal Justice in the School of Public Affairs at Penn State University Harrisburg, lays out the results of nearly two decades of research on racial profiling in retail settings.
Penn State Health Inclusion Week: Health Care’s Role in Overcoming Racial Trauma as a Social Determinant of HealthWebconference
The final session of Day of Understanding will feature Presenter Dr. M.V. Wright, Health Officer for the City of Harrisburg discussing the role healthcare plays in overcoming racial trauma and the connection between physical health outcomes and experiencing traumatic events such as racism, poverty, crime and violence.
Penn State Health Inclusion Week: Mask making to Reflect the Impact of MicroaggressionsWebconference
Dr. Mark Stephens, Associate Dean for Medical Education, Professor of Family and Community Medicine and Professor of Humanities, Penn State College of Medicine, University Park Regional Campus. University Park, PA presents an interactive art session on mask making as a tool to examine identity and bias.
Penn State Health Inclusion Week: Addressing Our Emotions About Racism Through ArtWebconference
This interactive session invites guests to use art as a vehicle to convey the multiple layers of emotion about racism that can exist.
Penn State Health Inclusion Week: Diversity and Inclusion Health System Town Hall: Why Diversity and Inclusion Remain Critical for HealthcareWebconference
Our organization wide leaders come together to discuss the importance of Diversity and Inclusion at Penn State Health.
Inclusion Academy – Culturally Responsive Care: Addressing the healthcare needs of Indian and Indian American PatientsWebconference
Learn best practices in addressing the healthcare needs of Indian and Indian American Patients. 1. Recognize the differences between Indian and Indian American patients 2. Identify the unique needs these populations bring to the healthcare system 3. Learn best practices in creating a caring and trusting patient-provider relationship The following credits have been approved for […]
Celebrate Diversity: Black History MonthVarious Locations
February is Black History Month, a month of recognition created as a response to a lack of coverage of Black historical figures in American history.
Webinar: Inclusion Academy- Culturally Responsive Care- Opening Up About Invisible DisabilitiesWebconference
Join Christina Irene as she provides an overview of invisible disabilities and fluidity of visibility, severity, different impacts of same diagnoses She will cover: Personal profiles of people with various disabilities, with key takeaways Stigma as “illness shaming” and how to mitigate stigma What “passing” means to a disabled person and why it is harmful […]
Webinar: Inclusion Academy- Culturally Responsive Care: How to better care for and interact with Filipino patientsWebconference
Cultural similarities and differences in serving the Filipino’s basic medical needs. Cultural implications in managing the illness, medical procedures, and treatment for Filipino and Filipino American patients. Recognize the cultural differences in serving the basic Filipino healthcare needs Understand the similarities and differences between the US and the Filipino healthcare system. Identify the basic medical […]
Inclusion Academy – Culturally Responsive Care: Pronoun Usage and Best Practices in Serving LGBTQ+ Patients
Lindsey Lughes of LGBT Center of Central PA discusses pronoun usage and best practices in serving patients and working with colleagues from the LGBTQ+ community .
Celebrate Diversity: International Women’s Day!
Penn State Health recognizes International Women’s Day on Wednesday, March 8, honoring this year’s theme of “embrace equity.”
Inclusion Academy – Culturally Responsive Care: Patient Bias, It’s a Two-Way Street, hosted by Project ECHO
Learn about patient bias as part of Project ECHO, which aims to improve the quality of care and reduce health disparities in underserved populations.
Celebrate Diversity: Ramadan
Ramadan begins the evening of Wednesday, March 22, and ends the evening of Thursday, April 21.
Health System Town Hall: The Impact of Violence on Diverse CommunitiesWebconference
Penn State Health Office for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion invites Penn State Health's internal community to this conversation to hear perspectives from subject matter experts on bias and violence in diverse communities and its effects on health.
Webinar: Inclusion Academy – Dimensions of Diversity: Fostering Health Equity for Autistic PatientsWebconference
This session will cover how to provide health equity for Autistic Patients. Session will be led by Caanen Churukha, LCSW, Program Manager for Disability Inclusion and Cheryl Richardson, DrPH(c), MPH, BSN, RN, CPPS, Senior Director Clinical Nursing Excellence. You will learn how to: Better understand the healthcare access needs for autistic patients Identify common barriers […]
Webinar: Virtual Upstander CafésWebconference
Learn how to stand up to microaggressions and bias and create a more welcoming workplace at Penn State Health.
Highmark Health’s Enterprise Equitable Health Institute presents Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Lecture Series featuring Daniel DawesVarious Locations
Highmark Health’s Enterprise Equitable Health Institute presents Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Lecture Series featuring Daniel Dawes.
Celebration of RITE Values, Interfaith Traditions and Practices
The Interfaith Business Employee Resource Group and the Penn State Health Office for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion invites you to share your commitment to creating a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion at Penn State Health. Please join us at an interfaith gathering to celebrate our diverse beliefs at a time of year when several […]
Webinar: Inclusion Academy – Culturally Responsive Care: How to Better Serve Generation Y/Z PatientsWebconference
Kristen Evans of HR Influenced will help participants to identify similarities and differences in serving intergenerational patient populations and identify the basic healthcare needs of Generations Y/Z. The similarities and differences in serving Generation Y/Z Patients. 1. Identify similarities and differences in serving intergenerational patient populations 2. Identify the basic healthcare needs of Generations Y/Z […]
Celebrate Diversity: Arab American Awareness Month
Penn State Health celebrates our Arab American workforce, patients and community during National Arab American Heritage Month in April.
Inclusion Academy- Dimensions of Diversity: Building Health Equity for the LGBTQ+ Community
Lindsey Lughes of the LGBT Center of Central PA discusses building health equity for the LGBTQ+ community by addressing health disparities and intersectionality in the LGBTQ+ patient population.
Webinar: Inclusion Academy – Culturally Responsive Care: The Cultural Impact of Informed Consent and How it Affects Patient CareWebconference
This webinar will cover informed consent best practices in creating trust in research and medical trials and how cultural differences may affect healthcare initiatives in underserved patient populations.
Hampden/ West Shore All of Us TogetherHampden Township Volunteer Fire Company Station 1 1200 Good Hope Road, Mechanicsburg
Hampden/West Shore All of Us Together is a series of free programs, organized by Penn State Health and sponsored by The GIANT Company, to promote awareness and acceptance of diversity and inclusion in our community.
Webinar: Inclusion Academy – Culturally Responsive Care: An Introduction to Buddhism for Health Care PractitionersWebconference
An Introduction to Buddhism for Health Care Practitioners with Dr. Pierce Salguero.
Celebrate Diversity: Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month
May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islanders in the United States.
Inclusion Academy – Dimensions of Diversity: Addressing Challenges and Opportunities to Better Serve LGBTQ+ YouthUniversity Conference Center Room 302C 30 Conference Center St., Hershey, PA, United States
A live and virtual session addressing challenges and opportunities to better serve LGBTQ+ youth.
Inclusion Academy – Culturally Responsive Care: Alternative and integrated medicine related to culture, beliefs and traditions hosted by Project ECHO
Learn about alternative and integrated medicine related to culture, beliefs, and traditions as part of Project ECHO, which aims to improve the quality of care and reduce health disparities in underserved populations.
Insights Into Identities webinar: ‘Military Families, Spouses and Veterans – Understanding their Needs and Challenges’Webconference
Learn about the needs of military veterans, their families and spouses. The conversation will discuss different types of resources for veterans and their families and how to support those in the military or after their service.
Virtual Memorial Day Observance 2023
Join the Penn State Health Office for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and the Military and Veterans Business Employee Resource Groups as we host a virtual Memorial Day Observance to remember and honor all who served. Please register here to attend This session will be recorded, and participation constitutes consent to be recorded. If you have […]
Webinar: Inclusion Academy – Culturally Responsive Care: Spiritual Distress in Patients and its Impact on Their Health CareWebconference
An overview of the cause and consequences of spiritual distress in patients and its impact on their healthcare.