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Great Lakes Chapter of the

American College of Healthcare Executives

Great Lakes Chapter of the

American College of Healthcare Executives

Training the Next Generation of Leaders to Address Equity of Care

  • 03/12/2021
  • 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Virtual Meeting


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GLACHE Virtual Event for 1.5 ACHE Face-to-Face Education Credits

Training the Next Generation of Leaders to Address Equity of Care

Friday, March 12, 2021 from 10:30 a.m.  -  12:00 p.m.

Quality of care should not vary on the basis of the patients’ socioeconomic, ethnic, gender, or geographic background. It is known however, that there is a healthcare divide in the U.S. especially in vulnerable populations including: those lacking health insurance (or are underfunded), low-income families, racial and ethnic minorities, and LGBTQ populations. The Affordable Care Act aimed to address access and equity of care issues by expanding health insurance coverage. Deficits in access to care changes the way healthcare is delivered and financed.  To embrace diversity is a core principle of the healthcare management profession and is also an ethical and business imperative. Healthcare organizations must ensure their staff is educated on disparities to appropriately address the needs of patients from diverse cultural and economic backgrounds to provide equitable high-quality care to all. It has been shown that patient-centered care improves clinical outcomes and patient satisfaction while reducing medical errors and costs. Eliminating healthcare disparities provides a strategic component to ensure organizational excellence and long-term financial viability.


Dr. Denise Green, Vice President, Equity & Community Inclusion (OVPECI), Ryerson University, Toronto - Bio

Matthew J. Olovson, JD, Executive Director, Office of Equal Opportunity & Access, University of Cincinnati - Bio

Dr. Renee Volny Darko, DO, MBA, FACOG, OB/GYN Hospitalist, Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Wilkes Barre, PA - Bio

Moderator: Dr. Dale Sanders, Associate Professor – Healthcare Administration / Business Administration,  Alma College - Bio


$30 GLACHE Member 

$40 Non-Member

$15 Student

This webinar is eligible for 1.5 ACHE face-to-face credits. You must attend the entire live 90-minute webinar to get face-to-face credits.

Listening to the recording does not count towards face-to-face credits, but you can earn qualified credits.

Registering for this program is a two-step process. You must complete both steps to get face-to-face credits.

Step 1)  Register and Pay Here

Step 2) You must register on the ACHE platform to complete your registration in order to have access to the login credentials for the February 1 program. There is no additional cost associated with this second step.  A link to the  ACHE Registration site will be included in your registration confirmation email. 

Registration closes on March 10, 2021, at 11:59 p.m. EST and there are no refunds after this date. The webinar is limited to 65 participants per ACHE guidelines. 

Contact Information

PO Box 68013
Grand Rapids, MI 49516

P: 616.456.8013
F: 888.776.7457


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