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Creating an Inclusive Learning Environment in the Residential Setting

August 21, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

In keeping with policies resulting from COVID-19, this program will be only offered via Zoom.

Creating an Inclusive Learning Environment in the Residential Setting

Co-sponsored by the Center for Innovative Pharmacy Education and Research (CIPhER) and the Office of Organizational Diversity and Inclusion

12:00 pm – 1:00 p.m., Friday, August 21, 2020, Via Zoom 

Inclusive teaching and learning practices are instrumental in creating and maintaining a learning environment where all participants are fully engaged and respected, and where all participants are open to ideas, perspectives, and ways of thinking that are distinct from their own. These practices support meaningful and accessible learning for all students. This session will consist of discussion and strategies aimed at creating inclusive learning.

Learning Objectives:

At the end of this program, participants will be able to:

  1. Recognize examples of unconscious bias, stereotype threat, privilege, and microaggressions, both in themselves and in others
  2. Explain how inclusive classroom practices positively impact student learning and how the lack of inclusivity or the presence of unconscious bias might negatively impact the student experience
  3. Obtain strategies to implement and facilitate inclusive pedagogical practices in teaching and course design


12:00 pm – 12:15 pm: Level setting on definitions around inclusive learning practices

12:15 pm – 12:35 pm: Small group and large group discussion on inclusive learning practices scenarios

12:35 pm – 12:50 pm: Small group and large group discussion on ensuring classroom patient cases are racially and culturally sensitive

12:50 pm – 1:00 pm: Additional tips and Q&A

Target Audience:  This program is designed for all faculty, staff and trainees.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE:  Tuesday, August 18, at 5 p.m.

To Register Click Here

The University Of North Carolina Eshelman School Of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. ACPE program 0046-9999-20-236-L04-P provides 1.0 contact hours of continuing pharmacy education credit. To receive CE credit, participants must complete the CE registration and the online evaluation of the program (found on the Learning Express CE site). Statements of credit can be viewed and printed in CPE Monitor in approximately 2 to 3 weeks. **No partial credit will be available**

Presenter Information:

suzanne_harrisSuzanne Harris, PharmD

Assistant Professor & Well-Being and Resiliency Director

Suzanne Harris is an assistant professor in the Division of Practice Advancement and Clinical Education at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy and a board-certified psychiatric pharmacist. Her practice site is with UNC Hospital and Clinics, and she serves as a preceptor for pharmacy students and residents. Harris is the UNC Director of Well-being and Resiliency and is a certified trainer for Mental Health First Aid. Harris’ career and research interests are focused on stigma and mental health and their relation to overall wellness in pharmacy students and pharmacists, transitions of care and cultural competency in psychiatric patients, and innovative practice models and teaching strategies. Harris serves in leadership roles and is an active member of several national organizations, with invited speaking engagements on mental health and well-being.



carla_whiteCarla White, BS Pharm, RPh

Associate Dean, Organizational Diversity and Inclusion

Carla White is the Associate Dean for Organizational Diversity and Inclusion and is responsible for developing the vision, mission and a comprehensive strategy for leveraging diverse backgrounds, perspectives and experiences to optimize organizational effectiveness. In her role, she works broadly to create and sustain a mindset of diversity and inclusion in everything that we do to advance the School’s vision and become a national model to impact human health worldwide. Dean White has achieved national prominence for her work, including numerous invited speaking engagements and publishing a number of peer-reviewed articles on leadership, strategic planning, communication, diversity, and education.




Event FAQ

  • A Zoom link will be provided prior to the session via a confirmation Outlook invitation. To receive CE credit, you must be registered for the program and we must be able to tie your registration to your Zoom login (use your name).  If your login to Zoom is different from your name, please send an email to with details.



August 21, 2020
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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