We Are Called Webinar Series

We Are Called Equity Pledge to Confront Racism by Achieving Health Equity Series

Handling Racist Behavior by Those We Serve 

May 18, 2022
1 – 2 p.m. ET
Registration for this event is free of charge.

What should you do when a patient refuses care from a clinician because of racial or ethnic prejudice or acts in a bigoted way towards staff? This webinar will address the legal and ethical issues presented, and how to support our staff and associates when they encounter bigoted patients. 

This CHA webinar is part of the We Are Called: Confronting Racism by Achieving Health Equity initiative. 

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Learn More About the We Are Called Health Equity Pledge:


May 18, 2022
1 – 2 p.m. ET

Registration for this event is free of charge.



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Patrick McCruden, D.Be, MTS
Chief Mission Integration Officer
SSM Health

Kathleen Murray, CLC
Manager, Learning and Development
Benedictine Health System

Pavarisa Amornkit, MPH, CPH
Program Manager, Diversity and Inclusion
Bon Secours Mercy Health


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Kathy Curran
Senior Director, Public Policy
Catholic Health Association

Dennis Gonzales -150

Dennis Gonzales
Sr. Director, Mission Innovation & Integration
Catholic Health Association

Who Should Attend

This event is relevant for

  • Public health professionals
  • Physicians, nurses and clinicians
  • Hospital and health system executives
  • Executives in long-term care and nursing homes
  • Ethicists and ethics committees
  • Mission leaders
  • Advocacy and community benefit professionals
  • Pastoral care
  • Executive leaders
  • Communications professionals
  • Anyone interested in developments with COVID and vaccine research and distribution

Can't Participate in the Live Event?

Don't worry if you cannot attend the live event. CHA will record the webinar and share the recording with all who are registered — so please register today.