This three-part series explores foundational concepts related to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). Through a highly self-reflective approach, participants will learn about identity, privilege, bias, and allyship as foundational pillars to understanding how to achieve DEI. Participants will engage in self-reflection throughout the series to apply concepts to their clinical and personal lives with the overall goal of creating more respectful and inclusive environments.

NOTE: All 3 parts must be completed sequentially in order to receive CEUs. Each part will be launched individually approximately 3 weeks apart with the final part launching in December 2021. The CEU certificate can be found within the DEI: Foundational Series course in the My Training section of APTA's Learning Center, not in the in the DEI bundle course.

In addition, more courses may be added throughout the year, please check back on a regular basis.

Meet our Presenter

Diana Lautenberger, MA, manages the Association of American Medical College's gender equity portfolio as co-lead of the AAMC's Gender Equity Lab. She also serves as a faculty member for the AAMC's leadership development seminars for junior and midcareer women and directs research projects related to faculty and staff workplace issues, specifically focused on diversity and inclusion, gender equity, and culture and climate.

Previously, she led various leadership and workforce engagement initiatives aimed at faculty development for AAMC. Responsible for curriculum design and implementation, she oversaw two leadership development programs for faculty to equip them with leadership skills needed to deal with the impending changes of the academic and health care environments.

She holds a masters degree in art education, with a focus on curriculum design and creative thinking as a driver of equity and solution to address systemic oppression. She is part of several organizations in the Washington, D.C. area, that use artistic expression to explore concepts of racism, sexism, and social justice.

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Completion Instructions

Complete each part sequentially. Complete each evaluation. After the successful completion of Part 3, you will be able to claim your certificate and CEUs

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Learning objectives

Understand how their various identities carry more or less social capital or powerDescribe aspects of dominant culture that advantage some and disadvantage othersUtilize allyship and bystander intervention strategies that reduce harm to create more respectful and inclusive environments

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DEI: Responding the Microaggressions through Allyship
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DEI: Foundational Series
Type:Learning Path
Credit Categories

The following credits are available upon completion of these activities.

Total credits:  0.6
Key Dates
Enrollment:Prior to  12/30/2023
Available discounts:
  • Nonmember
  • APTA Member
* Prices in US Dollars