2015 Agenda

"Transformational Diversity in Healthcare"

While some gains have been made in regards to increasing diversity in the field of health care management, recent studies continue to suggest that there is still ample room for improvement. With recent changes to our National Health Care System as well as the changing demographics in our country, there is an urgent need to understand the importance of healthcare organizations providing a culturally competent framework to serve such a diverse population. The Healthcare Diversity Council aims to provide a forum for dialogue and awareness. Our main goal is to assist in creating knowledge as to how to build an organizational culture and workforce that is culturally competent and inclusive. It is our vision to begin the transformation that will drive organizations to become culturally competent as they contribute to eliminate health disparities.

The Council is multi-functional and works closely with its members to:


Greater Dallas Healthcare Diversity Summit
July 10, 2015

UT Southwestern Medical Center
T. Boone Pickens Biomedical Building - (NG3.112 Auditorium)
6001 Forest Park Rd.
Dallas, Texas 75390

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Greater San Antonio Healthcare Diversity Summit
August 5, 2015

UT Health Science Center at San Antonio
Academic & Administration Building, Room 114
7703 Floyd Curl Drive
San Antonio, TX 78229

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Central Texas Healthcare Diversity Summit
September 16, 2015

Seton Healthcare Family Administration Offices
St. Vincent DePaul Auditorium-First Floor
1345 Philomena Street
Austin, TX 78723

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Gulf Coast Healthcare Diversity Summit
August 27, 2015

Houston Methodist Research Institute Auditorium
6670 Bertner St., 2nd Floor
Houston, TX 77030

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Corpus Christi Healthcare Diversity Summit
October 22, 2015

Del Mar College
4101 Old Brownsville Rd
105 Auditorium
Corpus Christi, TX

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Texas Diversity Council

National Diversity Council