Please join us for a free learning series that explores topics related to health equity and inclusion. Spanish interpretation will be provided at all sessions.
Understanding Microaggressions: Why They Are Not Micro At All
April 24, 1-3 pm
What are “microaggressions” and how do they impact health equity? Microaggressions, or subtle acts of exclusion, are rooted in implicit bias and are more than just insults or insensitive comments. These everyday slights have a harmful cumulative effect. But you can make a difference! In this 2-hour workshop, you will learn how to examine your own perceptions, as well as what to do if you commit, experience or witness a microaggression. This training will feature small group discussion using breakout rooms.
Recording Coming Soon
Digital Readiness and Building Digital Health Literacy
May 2, 12-1 pm
In this 1-hour interactive webinar, the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) Foundation will provide an overview of digital health literacy and digital readiness in combating health inequities. Participants will learn how to go beyond basic definitions and examine new tools to evaluate digital readiness at the individual patient level for improved health outcomes. Those interested in the evolving role and impact of digital health navigation in healthcare settings are encouraged to attend.
Addressing Structural Racism and Promoting Health Equity
June 2, 10 am-noon
In this 2-hour workshop, you will learn more about inclusion and why representation matters. You will leave with tools to address the impact of structural racism. Topics include the components and impact of structural racism, implicit bias and its impact on health outcomes, and intersectionality.
June 2, 10 am-noon
Disability and Ableism 101
June 14, 12-1 pm
Over 20% of the U.S. population identifies has having one or more disabilities or impairments according to the 2010 U.S. Census, yet people with disabilities and those who identify as disabled are often left out of conversations around diversity and inclusion. This workshop will cover some of the history of language used by and about this community, what ableism is (as well as able-bodied/neurotpyical privilege), ways to dismantle these types of oppression so ingrained in various systems, and ways that to create more inclusive programs, conferences, classrooms, offices, and health care to ensure that all members of this community are able to engage.