Raising the Bar:

Informing Workplace Practices and Policies to Advance Equity

Oct. 24, 3 PM ET

Fully Virtual Event


This webinar hosted by Raising the Bar explores issues related to transformative change and the advancement of equity in the healthcare sector. 


Panelists will provide practical guidance on:

  • Investing in leaders who advance and embed equity, quality, and value across the organization
  • Cultivating a representative workforce at every level
  • Creating workplaces where employees can be healthy and help guide effective and equitable care
  • Employing all tools available, including procurement, to ensure the well-being and diversity of contract workers

Featured Speakers

  • Karen DeSalvo, MD, MPH, MSc – Co-Founder, National Alliance to impact the Social Determinants of Health (moderator)
  • Adia Harvey Wingfield, PhD – Vice Dean of Faculty Development and Diversity, Professor of Sociology, Washington University in St. Louis
  • Alan Nevel, MBA – Senior Vice President and Chief Equity Officer, MetroHealth
  • Denise Octavia Smith, MBA, CHW, PN – Founding Executive Director, National Association of Community Health Workers

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