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Webinar: Elimination of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities: The Problems, The Promises, The Prognosis

February 18, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 6:45 pm

Elimination of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities: The Problems, The Promises, The Prognosis

In celebration of Black History Month, join the Connecticut Association of Healthcare Executives as we continue our dialogue and our commitment to health equity and the elimination of health disparities.

Untangling the vestiges of the past, with hope towards our future. Sheila Thorne, one of our Nation’s thought leaders on multicultural healthcare issues and President & CEO of Multicultural Healthcare Marketing Group, LLC will present a virtual keynote about the problems, the hope, and the promise beyond the ghosts of our history.

5:30 pm
Welcome and Introduction

5:35 pm – 6:25 pm
Keynote by Sheila Thorne 

6:25 pm – 6:45 pm
Question and Answer Forum 


Learning Objectives:

  1. To explore the impact of U.S. shifting demographics on healthcare delivery
  2. To provide an historical and contemporary overview of clinical research, health status and healthcare in U.S. communities of color
  3. To dispel myths and misperceptions about health attitudes and behavior of people of color
    This program has been approved for 1.0 hour of ACHE Qualified Education 

Meet Our Speaker 

Sheila Thorne
President & CEO
Multicultural Healthcare Marketing Group, LLC
Sheila Thorne is recognized as one of the nation’s leading experts in multicultural health communications, outreach and engagement.  A native New Yorker and former senior executive in five preeminent health marketing and communications companies, she has spent almost three decades designing cross-cultural health education, marketing and media campaigns for pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device companies, voluntary health associations and government health agencies throughout North America, Latin America and Western Europe. A former high school teacher of foreign languages, she teaches and lectures on cultural competency and health disparities at four U.S. universities. She has given over 250 keynote presentations and conducted workshops on cultural competency, anti-bias and diversity in healthcare delivery. She is published in a number of pharmaceutical, medical marketing trade publications and in a variety of consumer publications. Sheila has received numerous awards for her innovative health education programs to reach people of color and her unique ability to build coalitions and galvanize communities of color around social justice issues.

Register Now!

ACHE / NAHSE / NESHS Members: $15.00
Future Members: $30.00
Students: Complimentary 

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    Supported Credit Cards: American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
    If you are registering as a student, you do not need to enter a credit card.


February 18, 2021
5:30 pm - 6:45 pm
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