Room to Grow: Journey to Cultural and Linguistic Competency Mini-Conference

September 20, 2016, 8:00 am to 2:00 pm

"Race in the United States and in our Healthcare Work"

Johns Hopkins Hospital
1800 Orleans Street
Chevy Chase Auditorium, Sheikh Zayed Tower
Baltimore, MD 21287  

About the Event

Seminars include:

Decreasing health disparities with older adults: the CAPABLE study
Presented by Sarah L. Szanton, PhD, ANP, FAAN 

Race and the US Health Science Workforce: The 3 R’s - Respect, Relevancy and Responsibility
Presented by Teshia G. Arambula Solomon, PhD 

A Matter of Life or Death: Social Inequities in Health and What Can We Do About Them
Presented by David R. Williams, PhD, MPH 

Interactive Lecture and Workshop for Students and Trainees: Addressing Race in Healthcare Settings
Featuring Tawara Goode, MA

Faculty, Clinical Staff, and Administration Lunch and Learn:  Enhancing and Supporting Diversity in Healthcare Settings
Featuring Dr. Cheryl Holcomb-McCoy, Dr. Chiquita Collins, and Dr. Phyllis Sharp

Admission is free of charge following registration. Registration closes on Monday, September 12, 2016.

For More Information

For more information about this seminar, including registration information and a conference agenda, please visit the event website.

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