On Part 1 of today’s episode, Cheryl interviews Trisha Fong, Assoc. AIA, Senior Associate at e4h, Environments for Health Architecture. Trisha generously shines the spotlight on e4h’s 4wrd; Diversity, Equity, Inclusion initiative. What is 4wrd and why was it created? How can 4wrd help change the healthcare design community and the world for the better? This and so much more on the changing face of healthcare design on part 1 of today’s episode with Trisha Fong.
Learn more about Trisha Fong and e4h architecture by visiting https://e4harchitecture.com/
In Cheryl’s conversation with Trisha Fong, they discuss:
What is 4wrd, and how did it get started? How can 4wrd help change the healthcare design community and the world for the better? What are the meeting sessions that are offered through the 4wrd initiative and who else can participate in the sessions? Who are the Oneida Nation and how has e4h worked with Oneida to provide better healthcare for their communities? How can other healthcare architects, designers, students, nurses and stakeholders support DEI initiatives within their fields? Coming up on part 2 of today’s episode we look at e4h’s 4wrd initiative in action! Cheryl’s interviews Bill Repichowskyj, Partner at e4h, Environments for Health Architecture. Bill takes us on the journey of e4h’s design project for the Oneida Nation; a federally recognized tribe of Oneida people in the United States. Part 2 is available now.
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