2016 Healthcare Diversity Summit


Many Faces Addressing Diversity & Inclusion in Healthcare


HRCI Credits

This program will provide attendees with 2 HRCI credits.



May 20, 2016



8:00 a.m. — 12:00 p.m.



Broward Health Medical Center
Auditoriums A, B & C
1600 S. Andrews Ave.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316


Keynote Speakers

Ricardo Forbes
Chief Diversity Officer & Corporate Vice President
Baptist Health


Emcee and Moderator

Carol Biggs
Vice President
South Miami Hospital



Dionne Wong
SVP & Chief HR Officer
Broward Health
Christopher Bates
Social Services Manager
Florida Department of Health in Broward County
Marisol Romany
Director, Diversity & Minority Business Development
Orlando Health



8:00 a.m. — 8:30 a.m. Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:30 a.m. — 8:50 a.m. Opening Remarks
Carol Biggs — VP, South Miami Hospital
8:50 a.m. — 9:30 a.m. Keynote Speech
Ricardo Forbes, Chief Diversity Officer & VP, Baptist Health South Florida
9:30 a.m. — 9:45 a.m. Break
9:45 a.m. — 11:10 a.m. Executive Panel
Topic I: Creating Access and Opportunity through Strategic D&I focused Workforce Planning
Dionne Wong — SVP & Chief HR Officer, Broward Health

Topic II: Providing Culturally & Linguistically Appropriate Care
Marisol Romany — Director of Diversity & Minority Business Development, Orlando Health

Topic III: Providing Exceptional Customer Care within the LGBTQ Community
Christopher Bates – Social Services Manager, Florida Department of Health in Broward County

11:10 a.m. — 11:30 a.m. Closing Remarks & Recognition of Sponsors
Carol Biggs — VP, South Miami Hospital


Nominations Closed


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Individual Registration — $49

A $3 processing fee will be applied.


For more information contact Sofia Reed at [email protected].