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.
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.
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
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
Institute for Diversity in Health Management