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The Diversity Dilemma: Transforming healthcare, one caregiver at a time – 2019 New Haven Breakfast

November 7 @ 8:00 am - 10:30 am EST


Can diversifying your healthcare system’s staff and care providers improve outcomes for patients and improve patient retention? The answer appears to be ‘yes.’ But, many healthcare systems are struggling to diversity staff and care providers at all levels, not just the lowest positions on the organizational ladder.

The United States will be over 50% non-white or multi-racial by 2045[1]. This means that patients, doctors, staff, and other constituents of healthcare systems will be predominantly non-white. However, it is now well documented through solid research that people receive different quality and levels of healthcare based on their gender, ethnicity, and race.


What can a healthcare system do to diversify? Come join us for a lively discussion with three panelists, top in their fields, facilitated by Laura Freebairn-Smith, about what it takes to diversify healthcare institutions and why it matters.



November 7
8:00 am - 10:30 am