President’s Blog Post: Diversity and Inclusion

Today, I sat through a webinar on Diversity and Inclusion.  There were two chapters that touted their successes in this area of health care.  If you haven’t heard or read, there are two new communities in the ACHE forum.  They are the Asian and LGBT communities.  At first I read that membership had to join one of these communities.  I inquired and ACHE Corporate said that it wasn’t a requirement… [Read the full blog post here]

STC-ACHE Summer Education Chapter Event

11:30 AM – 1:00 PM Registration / Networking / Lunch

1:00 PM – 1:15 PM Welcome & Introductions

1:15 PM – 2:45 PM Developing High Performance Teams (*ACHE Face to Face Education Credits 1.5 hours)

Moderator: Heather Anderson, Vice President of Quality and Performance Management, Baptist Health System

Panelist: Brian Gibson, Director, Ambulatory Call Center University Health System

Panelist: Karen Bryant, Vice President, Surgery Service Line, Methodist Healthcare System

Panelist: Travis Krug, Director, HR Strategy, Christus Health


3:00 PM – 4:30 PM Employing Social Media to Build Customer Satisfaction and community Outreach (*ACHE Face to Face Education Credits 1.5 hrs)

Moderator: Leni Kirkman, Vice President of Strategic Communication and Marketing, University Health System

Panelist: Major Michael Damon King, MBA, FACHE, Vice President of Information Management and Systems, Medical Education and Training Campus

Panelist: David Tapia , MBA, FACHE, FHIMMS, Managing Partner, Convergence Health Solutions, LLC

Panelist: Angel Martinez, Director of Scouting Relations and Communications (Chief Story Teller/PR Director), Boy Scouts of America

4:30 PM – 5:00 PM Questions / Closing Remarks


Contact for Information/Cancellations: Roxanne Rosa, MHA, FACHE,