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Building a Culture of Inclusion: Addressing Microbehaviors to Increase a Sense of Belonging at Work

Location: Health Discovery Building Auditorium

Address: 1601 Trinity St., Building B, Austin, Texas 78701 | View Map »

Date: Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Time: 12–1:15 p.m.

Contact: Renee Collins

About the Event

Join us for the next installment of Psychiatry Grand Rounds, featuring Jesús Ortega, LMSW, on building a culture of inclusion in the workplace. Ortega is the director of the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Dell Medical School.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this presentation, the audience participant should be able to:

  • Recognize how preconceptions affect personal and clinical interactions;
  • Cultivate an understanding of differences;
  • Identify and apply constructive interactions;
  • Employ practice-based evidence to foster an inclusive culture.

Target Audience

  • Primary: Psychiatrists, social workers, psychologists, nurses and other mental health professionals
  • Secondary: Other health care professionals


This activity has been designed to promote some of the following desired physician attributes and competencies:

  • ACGME: Patient care; medical knowledge; practice-based learning and improvement; interpersonal and communication skills; professionalism; systems-based practice.
  • IOM: Provide patient-centered care; work in interdisciplinary teams; employ evidenced-based practice; apply quality improvement; utilize informatics.
  • IECC: Values/ethics for interprofessional practice.

Ortega has no relevant financial relationships to disclose relating to the educational content of this series.

The Dell Medical School Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds planning committee members are Robert E. Feinstein, M.D.; Beth Lippard, Ph.D.; Cathy Stacy, Ph.D.; Kimberly Kjome, M.D.; Sussann Kotara, M.D.; Jane Ripperger-Suhler, M.D.; Lowell McRoberts, M.D.; Kristin Escamilla, M.D.; Joseph Kugler, M.D.; Garrett Key, M.D.; and Renee Collins. They report no relevant financial relationships to disclose relating to the educational content of this series.

Accreditation Statement:

The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.