Nursing Supporting Individuals, Families and Communities

March 30, 2021

11:00 AM - 1:30 PM ET

Nursing Supporting Individuals, Families and Communities is the third in a series of virtual convenings with the goal of engaging a range of stakeholders, including consumer, business and health care organizations, on improving our nation’s health equity through a more diverse nursing workforce.

Objectives:
  • Examine how structural racism and social injustice impacts the wellbeing of communities;
  • Explore COVID-19’s impact on underserved communities and the nursing workforce; and
  • Learn about the contributions of some of nursing’s hidden figures, who shaped the nursing workforce and the way in which nurses provide care.

11 a.m. Welcome

  • Susan B. Hassmiller, PhD, RN, FAAN, Senior Advisor for Nursing and Director, Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Senior Scholar-In-Residence and Senior Adviser to the President on Nursing, National Academy of Medicine
  • Susan C. Reinhard, PhD, RN, FAAN, Senior Vice President, Public Policy Institute and Director & Chief Strategist, Center to Champion Nursing in America and Family Caregiving Initiatives, AARP

11:10 a.m. Fireside Chat


11:30 a.m. Panel Introduction

  • Lisa Martin, PhD, RN, FAAN, Associate Professor, St. Catherine University and Diversity Adviser, Campaign for Action

11:35 a.m. The Impact of Racism and Injustice on the Health of the Individual, Family and Community

  • Whitney Fear, MSN, PMHNP-BC, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Family HealthCare, Fargo, N.D.
  • Ernest Grant, PhD, RN, FAAN, President, American Nurses Association
  • Cheryl Taylor, PhD, RN, FAAN, Associate Professor, School of Nursing, Southern University A&M College

Moderated by: Angelica Millan, DNP, RN, FAAN, Past President, National Association of Hispanic Nurses and Adjunct Professor, Los Angeles Community College District


12:05 p.m. Brief Conversation and Panel Introduction

  • Lisa Martin
  • Winifred V. Quinn, PhD, FAANP(H), Director, Advocacy and Consumer Affairs, Center to Champion Nursing in America, AARP

12:15 p.m. Disparities and Impact of Covid-19 on Health Care Staff

  • Sheldon Fields, PhD, RN, FAAN, Associate Dean for Equity and Inclusion and Research Professor, College of Nursing, Penn State
  • Mary Joy Garcia-Dia, DNP, RN, FAAN, President, Philippine Nurses Association of America, Inc.
  • Blake K. Smith, MSN, RN, President, American Association for Men in Nursing
  • Jasmine Travers, PhD, RN, AGPC-NP,Assistant Professor, New York University Rory Meyers College of Nursing

Moderated byCarmen Alvarez, PhD, CRNP, FAAN, Assistant Professor, Department of Community-Public Health, Johns Hopkins University and Co-chair, Campaign for Action’s Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Steering Committee


12:45 p.m. Brief Conversation and Panel Introduction

  • Lisa Martin
  • Winifred V. Quinn

12:55 p.m. Diverse Nurses Throughout History

  • Barbara Nichols, MS, RN, FAAN, Executive Director, Wisconsin Center for Nursing and Diversity Adviser, Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action
  • Beverly Warne, RN, MSN, Coordinator, Mentor and Instructor, College of Nursing, South Dakota State University

Moderated by: Edna Kane-Williams, Executive Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer, AARP


1:25 p.m. Closing

Edna Kane-Williams


1:30 p.m. Meeting Ends