Podcasts

Overall DEI Initiative Topics

General Information

  • A Conversation with Kimberlydawn Wisdom. A Conversation with our Board Chair" features an interview with Kimberlydawn Wisdom, M.D., a remarkable leader who was recently recognized on Modern Healthcare Magazine's list of Top 25 Minority Leaders. Listen as she shares insights and stories about the influential people throughout her life who've guided her path to success in this new podcast conversation with Darren Henson, Ph. D., IFDHE director of operations. March 6, 2020
  • A Hospital and a Community Work in Partnership During a Pandemic.  In this podcast, Darren Henson, AHA’s director at the Institute for Diversity & Health Equity, explores how despite the COVID-19 outbreak, Loyola University Medical Center – serving the Chicago area – remains committed to its partnership with a community-driven, multi-sector coalition. April 22, 2020
  • Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Podcasts. The board's role in advancing health equity strategies. Oct. 27, 2020
  • Leadership Rounds With Dr. Kimberlydawn Wisdom. Dr. Estes talking with Dr. Kimberlydawn Wisdom, Senior Vice President of Community Health & Equity and Chief Wellness & Diversity Officer at Henry Ford Health System in Detroit and Michigan's First Surgeon General about health equity. Oct. 16, 2020

Patient Experience

  • Health Inequities in Black and Underserved Communities: COVID-19 and The Flu. Elisa Arespacochaga, Interim Executive Lead, Institute for Diversity & Health Equity and Vice President, AHA Physician Alliance, talks with Andrea Custis, President and CEO, Urban League of Philadelphia, about health inequities in Black and underserved communities with a focus on the COVID-19 pandemic and the upcoming flu season. Dec. 9, 2020

Employee Experience

  • Advancing Equity in Partnership with the Medical Staff, Part 1 (Oct. 6, 2020) and Part 2 (Nov. 5, 2020) In this Advancing Health podcast, we look at Cone Health and how it has pioneered educational sessions for its physicians about social and racial influences in health care.
  • Best Mental and Behavioral Health Practices to Help Diverse Communities. Lisa Hinton, Senior Health Equity and Value specialist with the AHA’s Institute for Diversity and Health Equity, speaks with a faith-based organization leader and two health care experts on ways they are broadening their health system’s approaches to improving community access to mental and behavioral health services in the Greater Bronzeville neighborhood on Chicago’s South Side. July 30, 2020
  • Collecting REaL Data to Conquer COVID-19. Elisa Arespacochaga, vice president of the AHA’s Physician Alliance and interim executive lead for the AHA’s Institute for Diversity an Health Equity, talks with two health system chief diversity officers about their efforts to learn more about the patients they are serving through REAL data collection, stratification and utilization. July 8, 2020
  • Exploring opportunities for hospital-led race conversations and changes, Elisa Arespacochaga, vice president of the AHA’s Physician Alliance and interim executive lead for the AHA’s Institute for Diversity an Health Equity, talks with Juana Slade and Anton Gunn about their efforts to learn more about the patients they are serving through REAL data collection, stratification and utilization. Aug. 6, 2020
  • How Boards Can Tackle Health Equity. Maria Hernandez, Ph.D., president and chief operating officer of Impact4Health, and Karma Bass, senior principal at Via Healthcare Consulting, discuss the health equity challenges that board members can expect to encounter and how best to tackle them. June 26, 2020

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