Several South Florida healthcare associations has partnered to host The Healthcare Mix, a networking and community event aimed at bringing together members of the associations to meet, network, and explore future collaborations.  In addition, The Healthcare Mix is a forum to introduce the community to the various organizations, their initiatives, and to discuss important healthcare topics.  This inaugural event will include a reception and panel discussion focusing on “The Pursuit of Diversity” in the healthcare industry.

The Healthcare Mix is the first of its kind to take place in South Florida. Event partners include the National Association of Health Service Executives South Florida Chapter (NAHSE), T. Leroy Jefferson Medical Society, Palm Beach County Black Nurses Association, The Association of Black Psychologists of South Florida, and The Association of Black Social Workers.

The Healthcare Mix will take place on Thursday, September 29, 2016 from 5:30pm to 8:00pm at St. Mary’s Medical Center located at 901 45th Street West Palm Beach, FL 33407.  This event is free and open to the public. Upon arrival, attendees will get the opportunity to network, tour St. Mary’s Medical Center, enjoy complimentary hors d’oeuvres and drinks, and participate in a panel discussion that will explore this year’s topic.

Confirmed Speakers include:

Ann Marie Sorrell, President & CEO, The Mosaic Group (Mistress of Ceremonies/NAHSE Member)
Gabrielle Finley-Hazle, CEO St. Mary’s Medical Center & Palm Beach Children’s Hospital (Event Host & Sponsor)
Jaime Caldwell – President, South Florida Hospital & Healthcare Association (Moderator)
Christie Grays – Director, Government & Community Relations, Baptist Health South Florida (NAHSE President/Panelist)
Dr. Olayemi Osiyemi – CEO/President, Triple O Medical Services (Past President, T Leroy Jefferson Medical Society/Panelist)
Rochun McCray, MSN, RN (Vice President, Palm Beach County Black Nursing Association/Panelist)
Billie Brooks  – Retired (Member, Black Social Workers Association/Panelist)
Dr. LaTasha Russell, Clinical Psychologist (Association of Black Psychologists/Panelist)
Sheree Tarver, M.S., Psychology Trainee, Nova Southeastern University (Chair, Association of Black Psychologist South Florida Chapter-Student Circle/Panelist)

Christie Grays, President, South Florida Chapter NAHSE says, “The National Association of Health Services Executives (“NAHSE”) was founded in 1968 to promote the advancement and development of Black health care leaders and elevating the quality of health care services rendered to minority and underserved communities.  Our purpose has much alignment with the organizations we are partnering with for The Healthcare Mix and we look forward to a fantastic and purposeful event.”

The Healthcare Mix is sponsored by St. Mary’s Medical Center & The Palm Beach Children’s Hospital and The Mosaic Group. For more information, call 561.290.6739 and to RSVP visit, www.healthcaremix.eventbrite.com.

National Association of Black Women in Construction, South Florida Chapter, Inc. Presents Industry Day 2016!

Industry Focus: S.T.E.A.M in Transportation

Date: October 05, 2016 Time: 8 AM – 2 PM
Location: Dillard High School 2501 NW 11th Street Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33311

Industry Day provides a platform for Industry professionals to share with students the opportunities available in various S.T.E.A.M. career fields of the transportation sectors. Industry Day differs from a traditional career fair by offering information through small seminars with dialogue exchange, rather than by exhibits or booths.

The event is hosted by the National Association of Black Women in Construction (NABWIC)–South Florida Chapter local sponsors in collaboration with the Dillard High School Partners.

The specific objectives of Industry Day are:
1. To give students exposure to role models and possible careers they can consider as well as offering new career choices.
2. To show the connection between school and real life; how presenters used their education to achieve their goals.
3. To emphasize careers in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) and other areas of transportation, aviation, construction and engineering.
4. To provide students an opportunity to interact with professionals.

“Building lasting strategic partnerships with organizations and individuals that will provide ground-breaking and innovative solutions for black women in construction and their respective communities.”

WHO: The Mosaic Group, St. Mary’s Medical Center and The Palm Beach Children’s Hospital

WHAT: The Community Connection – A Networking Mixer featuring Gabrielle Finley-Hazle, CEO of St. Mary’s Medical Center and The Palm Beach Children’s Hospital

WHEN: Wednesday, September 21, 2016 | 5:30p

WHERE: The Wine Scene | 501 Fern Street West Palm Beach, FL 33401

ADDITIONAL DETAILS: The Mosaic Group would like to invite members of the community to join us on September 21st to meet Gabrielle Finley-Hazle, CEO of St. Mary’s Medical Center and The Palm Beach Children’s Hospital. Gabrielle will share with attendees the transformative initiatives underway at St. Mary’s Medical Center. There will be complimentary hors d’oeuvres, drink specials, and networking opportunities. Admission is FREE and open to the public.

To RSVP, visit www.mosiacgroup.co or call 561. 290.6739.

To learn more about Gabrielle Finley-Hazle, download her headshot and bio.