I am a Health Equity leader who does, serves and learns.
I serve as a member of various Health Equity organizations at the regional & national levels, such as:
--The Regional Health Equity Council, HHS Region V, National Partnership for Action to End Health Disparities (Chair, Public Policy Committee; Chair, Strategic Planning Committee)
--The National Forum for Latino Healthcare Executives, which champions diversity in healthcare leadership (board President-Elect).
Additionally, I am strongly invested in learning so as to maximize my ability to lead Health Equity initiatives and to lead in the healthcare space generally. Examples of learning programs completed include:
--Graduate Certificate in Ethnic and Rural Health Disparities, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University;
--The Disparities Leadership Program, Disparities Solutions Center, Mass Gen Hospital (program project won an award; served as presenter for subsequent cohort);
--Advanced Leadership Program in Healthcare Mission and Ministry, Aquinas Institute;
--The Executive Program, ACHE.
Specialties: Health Equity, disparities in health and healthcare, cultural competence in the delivery of health care, diversity strategy, talent development, coaching.