Janet Rodriguez’s ‘20 (Los Angeles, MFA) memoir, Making an American Family: A Recipe in Five Generations, will be released by Prickly Pear Publishing on May 30, 2022, and is available for pre-order. Rodriguez also interviewed MFA Core Faculty Victoria Chang for the Rumpus.
Mitch Kusy, PhD, Professor of Organization Learning and Development in the PhD in Leadership and Change program, recently facilitated three webinars with Renee Thompson of The Healthy Workforce Institute. The first webinar with over 800 registrants was entitled Helping Healthcare Professionals Understand How to Address Abusive Behaviors from Patients and Families. The second webinar was entitled How to Engage Physicians in Culture Change Initiatives—identifying the most immediate and practical strategies for successful culture change. The third webinar, What Is a Speak-Up Culture and Why Is It So Important? provided top evidence-based tips for engagement and application to professionals in organizations.