IDEA Leadership: Foundations & Hiring Practices - March 2024

March 27, 2024

Activity description 

These materials are only intended for those that attended the live activity held on March 27, 2024.

Clinician leaders are responsible for the satisfaction and retention of their clinical employees. Learning inclusion, diversity, equity and accessibility leadership allows them to foster an inclusive environment where their clinicians thrive, and in turn so do the patients. 

IDEA training also fosters effective collaboration within multidisciplinary healthcare teams. By understanding and respecting the diversity of their colleagues, clinicians can contribute to a more cohesive and supportive work environment. During the full day 7.5 hour in person session, participants will learn IDEA foundational best practices.

Provided by
This activity is jointly provided by Optum Health Education and Reliant Medical Group.

Commercial support
There was no commercial support received for this activity.

Target Audience

This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of for clinician leaders that have direct reports or influential leadership needs.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this educational activity, participants should be able to:

  • Identify how diversity dimensions and leadership style impacts the workplace culture.
  • Realize how different perspectives shape views of others in the workplace. 
  • Determine a leader’s self-awareness about their current hiring practices.
  • Develop proficiencies to reduce bias and identify the value of hiring diverse teams.
  • Discuss case studies then identify and apply best practices. 


Activity summary
Available credit: 
  • 7.50 AMA - Physicians
  • 7.50 ANCC - Nurses
  • 7.50 Attendance - General Attendance
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 
Event starts: 
03/27/2024 - 9:00am EDT
Event ends: 
03/27/2024 - 4:30pm EDT

Jessica Young, BBA, MHB
Senior Director, Inclusion & Learning 
Reliant Medical Group

Activity planner
Rebecca Gleason
Clinical Activity Manager
Optum Health Education

Disclosures of relevant financial relationships
In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education's (ACCME) Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, Optum Health Education (OHE) requires all those in control of educational content to disclose their financial relationships with ineligible companies within the prior 24 months. Ineligible companies are defined by the ACCME as companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing health care products used by or on patients. Individuals must disclose all financial relationships, regardless of the amount, with ineligible companies and regardless of their view of the relevance of the relationship to the education. OHE ensures that the content is independent of commercial bias.

The activity presenter and planner have no financial relationships to disclose.

Accreditation statement
Joint Accreditation LogoIn support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Optum Health Education and Reliant Medical Group. Optum Health Education is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit designation statements

Optum Health Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The AAPA accepts credit from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

The participant will be awarded up to 7.5 contact hour(s) of credit for attendance and completion of supplemental materials.

Nurse practitioners
The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Program (AANPCP) accepts credit from organizations accredited by the ACCME and ANCC.

A certificate of attendance will be provided to learners upon completion of activity requirements, enabling participants to register with licensing boards or associations that have not been pre-approved for credits. To apply for credit types not listed above, participants should use the procedure established by the specific organization with which they wish to obtain credit.

Available Credit

  • 7.50 AMA - Physicians
  • 7.50 ANCC - Nurses
  • 7.50 Attendance - General Attendance
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