Racial Algorithms in Health Care: A We Are Called Film Screening and Discussion
April 26, 2023
1 - 2 p.m. ET
Join CHA and ministry colleagues during National Minority Health Month for a screening of a uniquely transformative short film followed by a moderated discussion with LaRonda Chastang, Trinity Health's Senior Vice President of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. Many believe that technology is impartial and rely on it to eliminate discrimination based on gender, race or other biases that may affect human judgment. However, as data-driven systems become more prevalent in our daily lives, we are becoming more aware of ways these systems can reinforce, rather than eliminate, health inequities.
CHA's Diversity & Health Disparities Networking Zoom Call
June 29, 2023
1 - 2 p.m. ET
Join CHA's networking call for CHA members working to address the issues of diversity, health disparities and health equity. If you have a program to highlight or a discussion topic to suggest for the agenda, please contact Kathy Curran, CHA senior director, public policy.
You can access the February call here using passcode jyNe7h*3
National Indian Health Board: Maternal Health Tribal Learning Community Series – Cultural Competency and Responsive Healthcare Practices
April 25, May 23, June 27
2 - 3 p.m. ET
The National Indian Health Board, in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), is hosting a four-part, virtual webinar series that will build on Tribes and Tribal organization's efforts to address maternal mortality prevention in Indian Country. The first session titled Sovereignty from First Breath featured the work of the Alaska Native Birthworkers Community and discussed how to connect to support systems.
National Institutes of Health: Innovative Approaches to Improve Maternal Health
May 8 - 9, 2023
Bethesda, MD and Virtual
The National Institutes of Health is hosting a hybrid event that brings together technology developers, medical device experts, health care professionals, maternal mortality and morbidity (MMM) researchers, and academic, industry, and community-based partners. The goal is to connect the research community with small businesses that are developing new approaches to improve MMM and its associated health disparities. For in-person participation, register before April 24 and by May 5 for virtual participation.
May 23-25, 2023
Join Practice Greenhealth and Health Care Without Harm for CleanMED, the annual environmental conference that brings together leaders in health care sustainability who are on the leading edge of greening the health care sector. Stakeholders will connect, share, and build upon solutions for a more sustainable, resilient and equitable health care sector.
Association of American Medical Colleges Center for Health Justice: Maternal Health Equity Workshop: From Story to
Data to Action
May 18, 2023
10 a.m. - 3 p.m. ET
This virtual workshop is a follow-up to the center's inaugural Maternal Health Incubator, held in May 2022, which covered the most critical topics impacting maternal health outcomes, particularly among women and birthing people of color and other marginalized populations. Clinical care, research, public and population health, and technology professionals will explore natural language processing for improving qualitative maternal health equity data.