This session will address the impact of trauma in serving Ukrainian refugees. We will have an overview of the Ukrainian healthcare system, a synopsis of the trauma and basic medical needs, as well as the psychological and physiological responses to pain, injury, serious illness, medical procedures, and potential treatment experiences. CME credits will be offered […]
Penn State Health’s Inclusion Week is an opportunity for employees to expand their awareness of other cultures through virtual programs showcasing diversity as a component of health care and healing.
Learn about the intended impact of the art at Penn State Health Hampden Medical Center.
Dr. LaWanda Ward will provide an overview of critical race theory and both the myths and truths of the concept.
Dr. Valerie Fitzhugh, associate professor and interim chair, Pathology, Immunology and Laboratory Medicine at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey), shares upcoming strategies to diversify the pathology field, as well some of the challenges.
Dr. Vivian Pinn will share thoughts on the importance of trust in research as a strategy for increasing inclusion and the realities of health disparities.
Join in a dialogue with health system quality officers to understand how, as an organization, we can advance health equity for all patients.
Inclusion Academy is an educational program organized by Penn State Health's Office for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion that focuses on providing cultural knowledge and an understanding of various diverse/marginalized communities and addresses components of diversity often found in workplaces and communities.
An introduction to trauma-informed care.
A workshop that will offer experiences and cultural learning using lecture and traditional West African dance and drum as the teaching platforms.
An update on the changing patient population demographics.
Inspirational readings from Ron Montgomery and other poets.