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Webinar: Advancing DEI in Healthcare Leadership

12:00 pm

Improving Access to Quality Medical Care
The practice and delivery of healthcare is changing, with an emphasis on improving quality, safety, efficiency and access to care. The Arizona Telemedicine Program, the Southwest Telehealth Resource Center, the University of Arizona Health Law & Policy Program and the Drug Information Association invite you to a free webinar on the implementation and practice of telemedicine.

Webinar Learning Objectives:

  • Identify the federal laws and regulations that support diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace
  • Describe disparities in telehealth accessibility and apply an array of examples from across the U.S. to address those barriers
  • Articulate leadership strategies to overcome biases and successfully incorporate DEI in healthcare practices through the creation of DEI Councils and use of data to improve health equity

UACOM-T faculty, residents, GRAs/GTAs, and UArizona staff please note:The initial live presentation of this webinar is eligible for 1 hour of UACOM-T DEI credit.

This webinar is made possible through funding provided by Health Resources and Services Administration, Office for the Advancement of Telehealth (U1U42527). This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, DHHS or the U.S. Government.

Tara Sklar, JD, MPH
Tara Sklar, JD, MPH
Professor of Health Law and Director, Health Law & Policy Program
University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law

Professor Sklar is the director of the Health Law & Policy Program at Arizona Law, and also serves as the faculty senior advisor in Telehealth Law & Policy at the Arizona Telemedicine Program and at Innovations in Healthy Aging with University of Arizona Health Sciences. Her teaching and scholarly research spans aging law and policy, bioethics, health technology, professional responsibility and public health law. 

Elizabeth A. Krupinski, PhD
Elizabeth A. Krupinski, PhD
Southwest Telehealth Resource Center

Dr. Krupinski is professor and vice-chair for research at Emory University in the Department of Radiology & Imaging Sciences. She received her BA from Cornell, MA from Montclair State and PhD from Temple, all in experimental psychology.

Jonay Foster Holkins, JD
Jonay Foster Holkins, JD
Senior Director of Policy, Racial Equity and Justice
Business Roundtable

Holkins is senior director of policy for the Business Roundtable. She oversees the Roundtable’s racial equity and justice policy agenda. She graduated from Johns Hopkins University with a Bachelor of Arts in Public Health Studies, and received her J.D. from the University of Arizona. During law school, she interned in White House Counsel’s Office and was an associate in the Presidential Personnel Office for President Barack Obama. Holkins also served as a fellow with the Committee on Education and the Workforce and interned with the Office of General Counsel at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. After law school, she served a two-year term as a judicial law clerk in the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona. 

Brian Santo, JD, MPH
Brian Santo, JD, MPH
Professor of Practice in Law and Associate General Counsel and Compliance Manager
National Committee for Quality Assurance
To request any disability-related accommodations for this event please contact the event coordinator at least three business days prior to the event.
12:00 pm
Tuesday, November 16, 2021 - 12:00pm


Faculty, Staff, Students, Alumni, Community
University of Arizona Health Sciences


Health Sciences – Tucson


Melanie Esher-Blair
College of Medicine – Tucson
Arizona Telemedicine Program