Ford & Harrison Partner Tracey K. Jaensch to Moderate Inaugural Healthcare Diversity Summit in Tampa

Date   May 17, 2012

Fifth Third Bank and Moffitt Cancer Center, along with the Florida Diversity Council, will host the inaugural Florida Healthcare Diversity Summit on May 18 in the Stabile Research Building, Couch Auditorium. The summit is in response to newly-formed guidelines by The Joint Commission and is meant as an informative resource for all those within the healthcare arena.
The keynote speaker is Ricardo Forbes, chief diversity officer & corporate vice president, Baptist Health South Florida. The moderator for the panel discussion is Tracey Jaensch, managing partner of Ford & Harrison's Tampa Office and chair of the Florida Diversity Council.
The panel discussion includes the following topics:

  • Cultural competence in clinical care
  • Providing language access in a patient care setting
  • Challenges accessing care
  • Healthcare equality for the LGBT community.

"I am honored to be the moderator of such a dynamic and educational event," commented Jaensch. "It's the perfect opportunity for attendees to gain a better understanding of all the issues pertaining to diversity that have an impact on the healthcare industry."
About the Florida Diversity Council
The Florida Diversity Council (FLDC) is a non-profit organization that was established in 2008 to help organizations and people expand their knowledge about diversity and inclusion in today's global society.  The Council provides organizations with the opportunity to share best practices and learn from top corporate leaders about diversity and inclusion efforts.  The Florida Diversity Council is part of the larger National Diversity Council, and has regional chapters in Jacksonville, Orlando, South Florida, Southwest Florida, and Tampa Bay.