The Institute for Patient-Centered Design is almost 100% volunteer led. Our advisors and volunteer faculty bring real time experience as patients, health care professionals, or design professions to inspire innovation in health care delivery. Upcoming events are listed below.
Designing Equitable Experiences in Health Care
Saturday, November 04, 2023: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM, a pre-conference session at HCD
TAFT CELEVAND, Senior Architectural Designer
Associate, M.Arch, M.Urban Planning, ASSOCIATE AIA, LEED GA, AORN, NOMA; SmithGroup
ESPY HARPER, M.Arch, EDAC, SSGB;
Senior Healthcare Planner | Associate; LS3P
TAMMY THOMPSON, EdD, EDAC, NCARB, CPXP
President, Institute for Patient-Centered Design; Director of Experience Engagement, Education & Design, ECU Health Assistant Professor
In order to provide inclusive care to all patients, its essential to identify and address any barriers or challenges that might arise. Patient and family advisors can provide valuable insights into their experiences and offer suggestions for improvement. Additionally, healthcare and design professionals can work together to develop inclusive design strategies that meet the needs of a diverse patient population.
This session is an immersive experience in ambulatory care and emergency care. Participants will collaborate with patient advisors, clinicians, and other health care and design professionals to identify inequitable and exclusionary patient and family experiences and address them collaboratively with design strategies.
Identify challenges within diverse lived experiences that may be attributed to and/or remedied by design.
Analyze current health facility design for its impact on user behaviors.
Develop design strategies based on the social determinants of health that could facilitate equitable experiences.
Practice a self-assessment that could be used for designers to recognize and address implicit bias prior to engaging on projectsPractice pre-design strategies for engaging a diverse group of stakeholders in design for health equity.