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WEBINAR: Leading with Empathy:
Rethinking Equity in Healthcare



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IPAC Canada Members can now receive an education credit towards their CIC® recertification by attending IPAC Canada educational webinars.

This is to comply with recertification requirements of the Certification Board of Infection Control (CBIC). CBIC has approved the use of a generic certificate of completion which will be available for download at the end of the webinar.

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The Certificate will be available to all participants to download.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Learning Series 2022.

This webinar is the first in the series.

Date: Friday, January 28, 2022
Time: 1030 PT, 1130 MT, 1230 CT/SK, 1330 ET, 1430 AT, 1500 NL
Duration: 1.5 Hours


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Do you have empathetic courage to be the intentional, action oriented, transformative leader that our healthcare system, and most importantly, your patients need? In this session Celina Caesar-Chavannes, will push you to rethink equity through present days examples of inequity and personal stories. She will inspire, empower and renew confidence in your innate ability to change the world (one work space at a time).


Celina Caesar-ChavannesCelina Caesar-Chavannes is a business consultant, coach and international speaker, who currently serves part time as the Sr. Advisor, EDI Initiatives and Adjunct Lecturer at Queen’s University. Her new memoir, “Can You Hear Me Now?” was published by Penguin Random House Canada, in February 2021 and was selected as a finalist for the 2021 Shaughnessy Cohen prize for political writing and a book award finalist for the Speaker of Ontario Legislature. She was the former Member of Parliament for Whitby, Parliamentary Secretary to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Parliamentary Secretary for International Development. During her term as a Member of Parliament, Celina was awarded several distinctions including a feature in the April 2018 edition of O (Oprah Winfrey) Magazine entitled, “What would you stand up for and named Chatelaine Magazine’s Woman of the Year (2019). She has a Bachelor of Science, an MBA in Healthcare Management and an Executive MBA from the Rotman School of Management. Prior to politics, Celina founded Resolve Research Solutions, Inc. - a research management consulting firm with the aim to provide research, consulting and education services to organizations seeking equity and advancing progress for those with multiple intersecting identities.

She can be followed on all social media platforms @iamcelinacc

The DEI LEARNING SERIES 2022 is made possible through the generous sponsorship of