WSHEF Statement on Diversity

WSHEF embraces diversity within the healthcare management field and recognizes that priority as both an ethical and business imperative….. participation often serves as a catalyst for improved decision making, increased productivity and a competitive advantage in the area of customer satisfaction and quality of care.

Find ACHE Diversity Statement & Policy Position here.


ACHE Innovation Grant jumpstarted committee organizing efforts in January 2011, followed by first Diversity focused Luncheon and evening video-conference event held in May 2011.

ACHE Innovation Grant & Chapter Diversity Initiative


Provide a forum on diversity issues and their impact on the healthcare workforce

Support ACHE policy statements on diversity and define specific chapter goals appropriate for WA State

Increase cultural competency by supporting educational and leadership opportunities for diversity in healthcare management

WSHEF Diversity Committee

Diversity Committee
CO-Chairs: Gregg Davidsongdavidson@skagitvalleyhospital.org & Daniel Montanez

Members: Soraya Kanakis, Paul Myoung, Jaime Nephew, Daniel Montanez, Lauren Suarez, Chris Johnson, Lisa Tat, Kimbra Wells Metz

Email WSHEF to Get Involved!                   Student Participation

Additional Resources

Institute for Diversity in Health Management

Career Center

Diversity Dialogues

Archived Diversity Dialogues

Resource Center

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