Upcoming Webinars

Stay tuned for the 2017 series on the role of urban design on health equity. 


Past Webinars

Racism? Barriers to Health Equity? Communicating Health Equity
A Conversation with Dr. Dwayne Proctor of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Dr. Dwayne Proctor will share what the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has discovered about communicating health equity to diverse audiences. Attendees will hear and be invited to comment on framing message to engage broad and diverse constituencies. The webinar will be moderated by HEI's Founding President, Dr. Renata Schiavo.

When: Wednesday, November 16, 2016 - 1:00 -2:00 pm EST


Implementing Systems-Level Change for Health Equity: Recommendations and Call to Action from Health Equity Initiative's 2016 Summit

This webinar will include a discussion and Q&A on the recommendations and call to action that emerged from Health Equity Initiative's first-of-its kind 2016 summit, Implementing Systems-Level Change for Health Equity: A Partnership Summit. Drawing upon the input and participation of the nearly 115 U.S. and international community leaders, students, and professionals from the fields of community development, public health, healthcare, faith, housing, urban design, architecture, information technology, nonprofit, academia, philanthropy, among others, the summit report and recommendations has implications for health equity, community development, and everyone's ability to thrive and prosper. This webinar will be moderated by HEI Board Member and Co-Chair, Public Policy and Membership Committees, Friso van Reseema, MPH, with speakers including HEI Founding President, Renata Schiavo, PhD, MA, and HEI Board Member, Lenore Cooney. Join us for the discussion and Q&A, so that together we can continue to build the movement for health equity. Space is limited.

When: Thursday, September 22, 2016 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM (EDT)

Who should attend: Community leaders, professionals, and students from the fields of public health, healthcare, global health, social innovation, transportation, community development, urban design, education, information technology, government, philanthropy, communication, advertising, corporate, nonprofit, academia, and many others sectors and disciplines.

Addressing Health Disparities: Population Health and the Value Proposition (recorded webinar)

Addressing Health Disparities webinar screenshotAchieving health equity in clinical settings requires collaborative efforts among different stakeholders, communities, and professional sectors that contribute to efficient health systems, so that together we can successfully implement best practices that increase equity in quality of care. This webinar is designed to provide a common understanding about best practices to address health disparities as well as diverse perspectives about how participants can work within their institutions and communities to catalyze action around health disparities.

The webinar will discuss approaches, models, and case studies to building capacity and spurring the systems changes needed to address health disparities in a coordinated way. Health Equity Initiative's Founding President, Dr. Renata Schiavo, will be joined by Distinguished Guest Speaker Dr. Kenneth Smith, Director of Community Development and Health Policy; and Interim Director, Center to Eliminate Health Disparities, University of Texas Medical Branch.

This webinar attracted 90+ registrants and was recorded on October 21, 2015.

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COST: $10

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