Many of us lack the important skill set necessary to have respectful and productive conversations about race in today’s workplace environment. This session This session will help participants analyze personal experiences with race, identify common mistakes made during conversations about race and learn specific active listening tips and phrases to help begin and sustain these conversations.  

Learning objectives

·        Explain the “dos and don’ts” of discussing race with a colleague or direct report

·        Apply active listening skills when discussing race in the workplace

·        Analyze personal experiences with race


Erika McMullen, M.A.Ed., H.D., SHRM-SCP, founder, Moxie Consulting Group

Erika McMullen draws upon her 20 years of experience at the nation’s leading health care organizations to provide innovative solutions in her consulting practice. She is a Society for Human Resource Management Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) and a Certified Master DISC Behavioral Analyst.

Continuing education

The program has been designed to meet the Minnesota Board of Nursing continuing education requirements for a total of 1 contact hours.


  • $200 per session for MHA member hospitals
  • $300 per session per organization for nonmembers

In order to allow for social distancing, pricing is set up per hospital rather than per connection. Please register just one person from your facility and have that person share the access information with others within your facility who wish to participate. Each hospital within a system must register separately.

Registration deadline

Please register by 5 p.m. on Oct. 19 to ensure timely delivery of access instructions. Once the deadline has passed, we will no longer be able to accept registrations.

Prior to the program you will receive an email that contains instructions on how to connect to the web conference. Advance registration is required to ensure delivery of instructional materials.

If you do not receive an email from Christy Hammer prior to the program with web conference details, please contact her at to confirm your registration.

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When and Where
  • 10/21/2020 9:00 AM CDT
  • 10/21/2020 10:00 AM CDT
  • Web Conference