Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) matter, both for you as a clinician and for your patients. This course details the nuances of the DEI framework, featuring clinical examples, related tools, and strategies for clinicians. After participating in this course, clinicians will understand how DEI influences health outcomes and be equipped to advocate for policy reform, as well as utilize tools to mitigate healthcare inequities within their practice.
About The Speaker(s)
Daniel Deuel, MA, SPT, is a second-year student in the University of Wisconsin-Madison DPT program. Daniel received his MA and worked as a public school teacher in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and was a founding member of the Milwaukee Excellence Charter School, a Milwaukee Public Schools Charter. Daniel is co-president of the UW-Madison-based Advancing Diversity and Excellence in Physical Therapy program, known as ADEPT, which aims to build ties between the DPT program and the local community and introduce physical therapy to young students of color. He is also a founding member of APTA-Wisconsin’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) committee.
Maurice (Moe) Lucré, BS, SPT, graduated with his Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology and received a certificate in Global Health from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is a current second-year DPT student at UW-Madison with anticipated graduation in 2022. Moe is co-president of a student-led organization aimed to increase cultural humility and build an alliance with the program and students of color. He is also a founding member of the APTA-WI Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) committee and an APTA Centennial Scholar.
Pedro Zavala, BS, SPT, graduated with his Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise and Sport Science from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse in 2017. He is anticipated to graduate with his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in May 2021. Pedro has been involved in research, federal advocacy efforts, and within our professional association both at the national level and state chapter. He is also a founding member of APTA-Wisconsin’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) committee.