Diversity, Health Equity, and Inclusion Best Practices Webinar Series

As part of its commitment to champion diversity, health equity, and inclusion, the Massachusetts Medical Society and the Massachusetts Health & Hospital Association have partnered to host a series of webinars to encourage dialogue and share best practices. The webinar series will address best practices for creating a culture of inclusion and belonging, leadership and accountability, pipeline advancement programs, and moving data into action around health equity. Register today to advance your skills around DE&I best practices! All webinars will be held on Wednesdays from 12-12:45pm ET.

Upcoming Events
Check back in 2023 for upcoming events!

Past Webinar Recordings

Massport's Real Estate and Asset Management Comprehensive Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Program
• Tiffany Brown-Grier, Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion/Compliance, Massport
• Andrew Hargens, Chief Development Officer, Massport
• Gregory Janey, President/CEO, Janey Construction Management

Annual Leading the Conversation Conference: Diversity, Health Equity, and Inclusion in Healthcare
• Dr. Joseph Betancourt, Senior Vice President, Equity and Community Health, Massachusetts General Hospital 
• Dr. Assaad Sayah, CEO, Cambridge Health Alliance
• Michael Curry, President & CEO, Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers
• Amara Azubuike, Director of Behavioral Health Policy and Advocacy, Boston Children's Hospital
• Amarasingham, Deputy Director, Massachusetts Public Health Association
• Jennica Allen, Community Health Planning and Engagement Specialist, Massachusetts Department of Public Health
• Sylvia Odiana, Director of Integration Management Office, Beth Israel Lahey Health

Creating a Culture of Inclusion and Belonging
• Rosa Colon-Kolacko, PhD, MBA, Vice President and Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer, Wellforce

Deracializing Kidney Diagnoses: Removing Race as a Metric in the eGFR Diagnostic Tool
 • Melanie Hoenig, M.D., Nephrologist, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
 • Mallika Mendu, M.D., Executive Medical Director, Clinical Operations, Brigham and Women’s Hospital Nephrologist and Medical Director, Mass General Brigham Population Health 
 • Allison Bryant, PhD, Associate Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Harvard Medical School

Advancing Quality  Through Equity and Safety
• Karthik Sivashanker, MD, VP & Medical Director, Brigham and Women's Hospital

Disparities in Maternal Health: Connecting Community Advocacy to Clinical Practice
 • Ildemaro Gonzalez, VP and Chief Inclusion & Diversity Officer, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Moving Data into Action
 • Dr. Kirsten Meisinger, Director of Provider Engagement, Cambridge Health Alliance
 • Jamila Xible, ‎Director, Health Education and Access Programs, Cambridge Health Alliance

Pipeline Advancement Programs  
 • Dr. Valerie Ward, Chief Equity and Inclusion Officer, Boston Children’s Hospital
 • Dr. S. Jean Emans, Director, Office of Faculty Development, Boston Children’s Hospital

Power to Heal - Documentary screening and Panel Discussion with featured speakers:  
• Joseph Betancourt, M.D., senior vice president, Equity and Community Health, Massachusetts General Hospital
• Kevin B. Churchwell, M.D., president and CEO, Boston Children’s Hospital
• Ellana Stinson, M.D., president, New England Medical Association 
• LaShyra Nolen, Massachusetts Medical Society Student Section
• Barbara Berney, producer and project creator

The ROI of DHE&I: Building the Business Case  
• Juan Fernando Lopera, Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer, Beth Israel Lahey Health

Accreditation Statement
These activities have been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Massachusetts Medical Society and the Massachusetts Health & Hospital Association. The Massachusetts Medical Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement
The Massachusetts Medical Society designates these live activities for a maximum of  0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
These activities meet the criteria for the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine for risk management study.
To earn AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM for participation in the recorded versions of these webinars, please visit the website here.