HEALTH AND RACIAL EQUITY
IN THE NICU

2021 Live Training Events

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ADDRESSING HEALTH AND RACIAL EQUITY IN NEONATAL CARE

Thursday October 28 2021,1-2PM EST

​Learning Objectives:

  • Impact of COVID-19, civil unrest, and RSV on black NICU families + Trends in NICU admissions during COVID-19

  • Opportunities to reduce implicit bias for black NICU families

Instructors: 

  • Valencia Walker, MD
    Associate Chief Diversity Health Equity Officer
    Nationwide Children's Hospital

  • Jenné Johns, MPH
    Micropreemie Mom and Founder
    Once Upon a Preemie Academy

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ADDRESSING STRUCTURAL RACISM AND THE IMPACT ON NEONATAL CARE AND HEALTH DISPARITIES

Monday November 22 2021, 1-2pm EST

​Learning Objectives:

  • Defining and dismantling racism and what it looks like in the NICU

  • Patient-Centered Care Opportunities to support Black NICU Families

  • Personal journey and experiences with structural racism in the NICU

Instructors

  • Tamorah Lewis, MD
    Neonatologist and Researcher
    Children's Mercy Hospital

  • Jenné Johns, MPH
    Micropreemie Mom and Founder
    Once Upon A Preemie Academy