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"Creating Change to Support Health Equity in Healthcare Institutions"

downtown campus
1440 Canal Street
1210
12th Floor

You're invited to the Fall 2018 Health, Racism, and Communication Seminar Series!

 

Julie Fitch, MA, Testing and Capacity-Building Supervisor, STD/HIV Program, Louisiana Office of Public Health

"Creating Change to Support Health Equity in Healthcare Institutions"

Description: You and your team are feeling inspired and invigorated to create change that impacts health equity.....so now what? How do you move from recognizing the damaging effects of racism and heterosexism to creating anti-racist, anti-heterosexist organizations and institutions? This interactive presentation will explore strategies for approaching health equity work relevant to workplace and professional settings, especially healthcare institutions.

When: Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018, 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Doors open at 11:45 a.m. 

Where: Room 1210, 12th floor of the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 1440 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70112

This series of seminars will cover communication skills focused on the intersections of health and racism, specifically for community organizers, neighborhood groups, and public health students, professionals, faculty and researchers. 

These events are free and open to the public. Recordings of the seminars will be made available afterward.

 

Other Seminars in the Series include:

Thomas LaVeist, PhD, Dean of Tulane University's School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine and Weatherhead Presidential Chair in Health Equity. Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Doors open at 11:45 a.m. Diboll Auditorium, 1st floor of the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 1440 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70112

Troi Bechet, MSW, Founder and CEO, Center for Restorative Approaches. Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018, 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Doors open at 11:45 a.m. Room 1210, 12th floor of the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 1440 Canal Street,New Orleans, LA 70112

 

The Fall 2018 Health, Racism, and Communication Seminar Series is sponsored by the Tulane Center of Excellence in Maternal and Child Health, Tulane Prevention Research Center, Tulane Mary Amelia Women's Center, and student groups Tulane Society of Young Black Public Health Professionals, Tulane African Student Association, SALUD for Latin American Communities, and SURPH: Students United for Reproductive Freedom-Public Health.

The Tulane PRC is a member of the Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research Centers Program, supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), under cooperative agreement #U48DP005050. The Tulane Center of Excellence in Maternal and Child Health is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number T76MC04927. Funding for this seminar was made possible in part by support from the CDC-HHS, HRSA-HHS, and co-sponsoring centers and groups. The views expressed in written seminar materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services, nor does the mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.

 




For more information contact: Naomi King Englar via email to nking2@tulane.edu or by phone at 504-988-7410