Thursday, May 25, 2017
Theme: HEALTH, HOPE and HEALING…For All
All Plenary Sessions are in the Grand Ballroom, The Westin Charlotte

Symposium Agenda

Time

Event

Description

8:00 – 9:00 a.m.

Registration/Continental Breakfast

Promenade/Foyer, The Westin Charlotte

8:30 – 9:00 a.m.

Doors Open

15th Year Video Celebration

9:00 – 9:30 a.m.

Opening

Kinneil Coltman, DHA
Vice President, Diversity & Inclusion
Carolinas HealthCare System

CEO Remarks

Gene Woods, MBA, MHA, FACHE
President & Chief Executive Officer
Carolinas HealthCare System

9:30 – 10:45 a.m.

Performance

Breaking Ice

10:45 – 11:00 a.m.

Break

11:00– 12:15 p.m.

Breakout Sessions

  • The Transgender Care Continuum:
    What We Need to Know
    Jennifer Abbott, MD & Allister Styan

  • The Role of Unconscious Bias in the Workplace
    Jason Bolden, MD

  • Social Determinants of Health
    Alisahah Cole, MD and Brisa Hernandez, MHA

  • Bridging the Gap: Economic Mobility & Healthcare
    Brian Collier, JD

  • Adaptive Care: Uniqueness in Diversity
    Sam Wazan, Author

  • White Men As Full Diversity Partners
    Michael Welp, PhD & Hampton Hopkins, EdD

12:15 – 12:30 p.m.

Break

12:30 – 1:30 p.m.

Lunch & Awards Presentation 

2017 Carolinas HealthCare System
Excellence in Diversity Award Presentation 

2017 Carolinas HealthCare System
Diversity Champion Award Presentation

1:30 – 2:40 p.m

Plenary Speaker

Randy Lewis
Former Senior Vice-President of Walgreens
Founder of the NOGWOG Disability Initiative

2:40 – 2:55 p.m

Break

3:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Keynote Speaker

J.R. Martinez
Actor, U.S. Army Veteran

4:00 p.m.

Closing Remarks

Kinneil Coltman, DHA
Vice President, Diversity & Inclusion
Carolinas HealthCare System

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