One does not climb to attain enlightenment.

Rather, one climbs because

they are enlightened.

 

Zen Master Futomaki

 

Copyright Valerie L. Myers, Ph.D.

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Presentations: Healthcare & Diversity

Myers, V.L. (2017). Research Summary & Strategic Curiosity Intervention. Crain's 11th Annual Healthcare Summit. Detroit, MI (October).

Myers, V.L. (2017). The Science + Art of Inclusive Leadership. Keynote & Facilitator for Blue Cross Blue Shield Headquarters' Leadership Retreat. Detroit Township, MI (October).

Myers, V.L. (2017). Strategic Curiosity: A Catalyst for Organizational Performance. Keynote speaker for Henry Ford Hospital's Leadership Day. Clinton Township, MI (September).

Myers, V.L. (2017). Strategic Curiosity: A Catalyst for Organizational Performance. Keynote speaker for Delta Dental, Tri-State Regional Leadership Retreat. Detroit, MI (September).

Myers, V.L. (2017). Strategic Curiosity: A Catalyst for Organizational Performance. Keynote speaker for Covenant Community Care's Staff Renewal Day. Detroit, MI (August).

Myers, V.L. (2017). Strategic Curiosity: A Catalyst for Organizational Performance. Keynote speaker for Greater Detroit Area Health Council's Annual Meeting, Detroit MI (June).

Myers, V.L. (2016). Behave Yourself: Insights about Diversity & Work Climate in Local Hospitals. InForum Healthcare Next. Providence Hospital, Novi, MI (October).

Myers, V.L. & Wooten, L.P. (2010). New Directions in Health Care Diversity Management Research: Daring to Care and Transform Practice." Co-conveners of symposium accepted for         presentation at the Academy of Management Annual Conference, co-sponsored by the Healthcare Management Division and the Gender & Diversity in Organizations Division – Montreal, Canada (August).
 
Myers, V.L. (2009). Diversity: Raising the Bar. National Association of Minority Medical Educators Conference. Indianapolis, IN (April).

Myers, V.L. & Wooten, L.P. (2009) Dimensionalizing Diversity in Healthcare: A Qualitative Analysis of the Nation's Top 101 Hospitals. Paper accepted for a poster presentation at the Academy of Management Annual Conference, Healthcare Management Division – Chicago, IL (August).

Myers, V.L. & Wooten, L.P. (2008) The Intersection of Cyber-Diversity & Healthcare Quality: A Qualitative Analysis of Institutionalized Practices of the Nation's Leading Hospitals". Paper accepted for a poster presentation at the Diversity Rx Conference. Minneapolis, MN (October).
 
Banaszak-Holl, J., Myers, V.L. & Kolodgy, M.(2006). Values and culture in US nursing homes: A critical review.  Paper presented as part of symposium to the Gerontological Society of America annual meeting, Dallas, TX, November 2006.

Myers, V.L. (2005). "Improving the Work Environment for Health Care Employees & the Effects on Organizational Performance.” Discussant for the Academy of Management conference – Honolulu, Hawaii (August).
 
Myers,V.L. (2006). Implications of the Michigan "Civil Rights Initiative" to end Affirmative Action for Women in Healthcare and Patients. Michigan Women's Summit: What's at Stake for Michigan Families. Panelists/Speakers: Governor Jennifer Granholm, Senator Debbie Stabenow, Senator Laura Toy, Vernice Davis Anthony, CEO Greater Detroit Area Health Council; Cheryl Johnson, President Michigan Nurses Association and United American Nurses;

Myers, V.L. (2006). Cultural Competence versus Diversity Management Education.  Panelist for the National Association for Health Services Executives, Detroit Chapter conference on "Cultural Competency: Education, Provision and Management" (June).

Myers, V. L. (1997 & 1998). Mental Health Outcomes of Wayne County Long-term Welfare Recipients. State of Michigan Family Independence Agency, Lansing Michigan.