Don’t forget: RSVP to DEI Symposium coming Oct. 20, 21 and 22

October 19, 2020  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources

If you have not already registered to attend the Office for Health Equity and Inclusion (OHEI) virtual DEI Symposium, “Seeds of Change,” you still have a chance to register!

The symposium will take place over three days from Oct. 20-22 for two hours each day.

While you are welcome to attend each day, you may attend one or two if that’s all your schedule allows.

The event will be hosted virtually, via zoom, and login information will be emailed to all who register.

The zoom link will be the same for all three days.

Click here to register.

Schedule of events:

2 p.m. – 4 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 20

Fostering Fertile Soil: Self and Community Wellness

2-2:05 p.m.: Welcome remarks by Brian Zink, M.D.

2:05-2:30 p.m.:  Well-being and You, Ashley Weigl, MHealthy

2:30 – 3 p.m.: Community Wellbeing, Sandy Goel, Pharm.D., Michigan Medicine Wellness Office 

3-3:15 p.m.: Break for Yoga with Peggy Wright, OHEI

3:15-4 p.m.: Seeds of Change in Community:

  Ebony Parker Featherston, M.D., medical director, Ypsilanti Family Medicine

  Toni Kayumi, CEO, YMCA

  Alfreda Rooks, director, Community Health Services

  Pam Smith, CEO, United Way

  Versell Smith, executive director, Corner Health Center

10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 21 

Change in Bloom: DEI Leads Spotlight

10:30-10:35 a.m.: Welcome remarks by Tony Denton, senior vice president and chief operating officer

10:35-11:25 a.m.: Change in Bloom: DEI leads speak out, moderated by LaTonya Berryhill, MICHR 

11:25-11:30 a.m.: Break

11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.: Seeds of Resilience: Perspective from Student Leaders, moderated by Reggie Beasley, OHEI 

8:30 – 10:30 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 22

Growth and Sustainability: Leading Culture Change at Michigan Medicine

8:30-8:35 a.m.: Welcome remarks by Marschall Runge, M.D., Ph.D., EVPMA

8:35-9:25 a.m.: Growth and Sustainability: Journey of Culture Change in the School of Dentistry 

  Todd Ester, D.D.S., M.S., assistant dean for DEI, U-M School of Dentistry

  Laurie K. McCauley, D.D.S., M.S., Ph.D., dean, U-M School of Dentistry

9:25-9:35 a.m.: Break 

9:35-10:30 a.m.: Michigan Medicine Leadership Equity Panel 

  Sonya Jacobs, moderator, U-M chief organizational learning officer

  Phyllis Blackman, director, OHEI

  Tony Denton, senior VP, COO 

  Dee Hunt, chief human resources officer

  Paul Sturgis, Human Resources

  Brian Zink, M.D.

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