Former U.S. Surgeon Generals to Keynote Second Annual National Healthcare DEI Conference

Former U.S. Surgeon Generals to Keynote Second Annual National Healthcare DEI Conference

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The Healthcare Diversity Council (HCD) of the National Diversity Council (NDC) will host their second annual National Healthcare DEI Conference on Tuesday, July 27 and Wednesday, July 28, 2021 via Whova/Zoom. Register now to attend: http://healthcarediversityconference.org/2021/
Wednesday, March 3, 2021 - 10:30am

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PITTSBURGH, Pa., March 3, 2021, /3BL Media/ - The Healthcare Diversity Council (HCD)  of the National Diversity Council (NDC) will host their second annual National Healthcare DEI Conference on Tuesday, July 27 and Wednesday, July 28, 2021 via Whova/Zoom.

“There is no longer any doubt of the healthcare disparities that exist in our country. I am grateful to Dr. Carmona and Dr. Satcher who have served and worked tirelessly to bring awareness and change to such an important topic of our time. It is my hope and prayer that a new era of healthcare system transformation, honest and courageous dialogue occur, as it will be key to creating inclusive environments of care within this industry and our great nation.Through collaborative efforts and an unwavering commitment to advocate for inclusion, the Healthcare Diversity Council will seize the opportunities ahead of us to accomplish our goals.” said Ángeles Valenciano, CEO of the National Diversity Council.

Through collaborative efforts and an unwavering commitment to advocate for inclusion, the Healthcare Diversity Council will seize the opportunities ahead of us to accomplish our goals.” said Ángeles Valenciano, CEO of the National Diversity Council. Taking place over two half days, the National Healthcare DEI Conference is a premier leadership development event, gathering healthcare professionals and leaders from all over the nation in paneled discussions about crucial conversations, current issues and ways to bring equitable care in relation to this year’s theme of "Managing Pandemics: Recover, Restore, Renew."

Opening the conference as joint keynote speakers are Dr. Richard Carmona, Vice Chair and CEO of Canyon Ranch Institute and 17th Surgeon General of the United States and Dr. David Satcher, MD, PhD, Founding Director and Senior Advisor of the Satcher Health Institute and 16th Surgeon General of the United States.

The conference will include over 15 panel sessions and an awards luncheon honoring individuals and organizations in recognition of their exemplary diversity initiatives and efforts in paving the way for equitable healthcare delivery. Diversity, equity and inclusion leader, Dr. James E. Taylor of UPMC, will be the luncheon keynote speaker on Day two of the Conference.

Registration for the 2nd Annual Healthcare DEI Conference is currently open and can be purchased for $249 at http://healthcarediversityconference.org/2021/. For more information about this event please contact Kate Padula at kate.padula@nationaldiversitycouncil.org.

About the Healthcare Diversity Council

The Healthcare Diversity Council (HDC) is a resource and platform for information on cultural awareness and services in the healthcare industry to promote culturally competent care, inclusiveness, and equity. Its mission is to engage in dialogue and action within the healthcare community on inclusion and leadership best practices. For information about the HDC is available at www.healthcarediversitycouncil.org

Media Contact 
Katrina Glenn
Communications Supervisor
National Diversity Council
katrina.glenn@nationaldiversitycouncil.org