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Celebrating & Advancing Asian Healthcare Leaders

During Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, we celebrate EDCN’s exceptional AAPI contributors, such as Dr. Lily Henson, FACHE and Denise Lew, FACHE. Be inspired by all EDCN contributors listed here.

NAHSE Educational Conference Complimentary Recordings

Are you a young professional interested in your peers’ perspectives? Do you need a refresher on resiliency? Can you benefit from the specialized inspiration in a Women’s or Men’s Forum? Check out these topics and more in free webinar recordings from NAHSE’s 2020 Educational Conference.

Mentoring Minute


Your individuality empowers you, set a tone that confirms your purpose is the difference that makes a difference.

Fabian A. Stone, NAHSE National President, 2019-2021
testimonial_quoteDiversity generates innovation, it produces inclusion, and it fosters a culture of authenticity. It compels us to remain genuine, challenges us to get comfortable with being uncomfortable, promotes varying perspectives and ideas and allows everyone to have a voice. I encourage you to celebrate your differences and to inspire others to do the same. 
Rolando Gomez, NALHE President & Chair, 2019-2021
testimonial_quote“[Others] discouraged [discouraged me from] pursuing a medical career, largely because of my race and because I was a girl – a woman. They felt that there was no example of that that existed … However, I had great mentors, great parents, people who were so supportive who were still encouraging me to pursue a health care career.” Excerpt from podcast by Dr. Kimberlydawn Wisdom, IFDHE Board Chairperson, 2020  
- Dr. Kimberlydawn Wisdom, IFDHE Board Chairperson, 2020
testimonial_quoteFocus on building relationships, and attempt to form deeper understandings and connections with those in and around your network. In combination with grit and resilience, empathy and compassion will get you closer to goal and unleash your authentic brand of servant leadership. 
Ajith Pai, PharmD, FACHE, AHLF Chair, 2020-2021

testimonial_quoteConsistent with the ACHE healthcare executive competency domain, ‘professionalism’, executives have a responsibility to contribute to the development of our professional community. Mentoring members of historically underrepresented and excluded groups is one of the ways we can create organizations where all people can fully realize their potential.
- Stephan Davis, DNP, FACHE, LGBTQ Forum Chair, 2020-21

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