Upcoming events

    • 02/17/2020
    • 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Grand valley State University Seidman School of Business, Forum A, 50 Front Avenue SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504

    Equity of Care - Understanding Implicit Bias

    3.0 Face-to-Face Education Credits


    GVSU Seidman School of Business

     Forum - A

    50 Front Avenue SW

    Grand Rapids, Michigan 49504

    Monday, February 17, 2020


      8:30 AM - 10:00  Registration & Networking       

    10:00 AM - 11:30  Equity of Care

    Moderator: Hyung Kim, MD, MBA,  President, Mercy Health,Saint Mary's  


    • Tasha Blackmon,  CEO, Cherry Street Clinic
    • Denise Evans,   Project Coordinator, Strong Beginnings
    • Tracy McKnight, RN, BSN, CEO Care Resources PACE 

    11:30 AM              Networking Break and Transition into Lunch

    12:00 PM              Luncheon Presentation with Key Note Address by Jeremy Moore,  "Geographic Disparities"


      1:30 PM -  3:00    Implicit Bias 

    Moderator: Rodney Robinson, Senior Financial Analyst, Spectrum Health 


    • Kim Starks, MA, Director of Poverty Education, Access West Michigan
    • Kristin Ekkens, Cultural Intelligence Center
    • Simin Beg, MD, Spectrum Health
    Presenters Bios Download

    NOTE: GVSU Parking Passes and Instructions will be email to you just prior to the event.

    This program has been developed and is presented locally by the Great Lakes Chapter of the American College of Healthcare Executives and for 3.0 Face-to-Face Education Credits have been applied for.


    • $  80GLACHE Member (includes education sessions and lunch)
    • $100 Non-GLACHE Member (includes education session and lunch)
    • $  25 Student (includes education session and lunch)

      Cancellation Policy: 

      There is no refund for cancellations within 14 days of the program.

      For questions and inquiries please contact  For questions and inquiries please contact Rosalie Glowney at

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