Elizabeth R. Click, Case Western Reserve University medical
director and assistant professor in the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing,
and Janetta M. Hammock, diversity program manager in CWRU’s Office for
Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity and a certified diversity
professional, gave the keynote presentation at the Health Enhancement Research
Organization’s (HERO) national University Summit, held in Portland, Oregon,
Click and Hammock discussed “Enhancing Community Well-Being through Diversity Dialogue & Wellness Program Collaboration.” The presentation focused on the collaboration between the university’s Sustained Dialogue and wellness programs.
Sustained Dialogue provides opportunities for staff, faculty
and students to engage in cross-cultural dialogue. Program survey data shows
Sustained Dialogue has produced positive work relationships and increased
campus engagement among participants and thus has contributed to their mental,
emotional and overall well-being.
HERO is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to
identifying and sharing workplace health and well-being best practices.