Apr 16, 2021
In part 2 of Cheryl’s engaging interview with Roderic Walton, AIA, NOMA, NCARB, Principal at Moody Nolan, Cheryl asks Roderic the question, “When thinking about the future, how can healthcare design and architecture professionals begin to change entrenched systems that are the source of some of these race-related problems?” Roderic shares, “The solution starts with an understanding that it’s not just about individual folks solving their own problems, picking themselves up by their bootstraps and overcoming centuries of oppression. The study of history is clear, it’s instructive; we have a collective responsibility to address these types of concerns. Architects can become active participants in community engagement and outreach activities, and really position ourselves as being much more inclusive and receptive to the notion that we have elective responsibility here to address these issues of oppression. And because we are architects does not mean the problem lies outside of our industry. We are part of the solution.” This and so much more on the changing face of healthcare design on part 2 of today’s episode with Roderic Walton.
Learn more about Roderic Walton,and Moody Nolan by visiting: http://moodynolan.com/.
Read Roderic Walton’s white paper entitled, “Equity in Healthcare: Healthcare in Black America, ‘Where We Are’ The Current State of Healthcare in America.” here: https://www.nomanash.com/healthequity2 and here: https://www.nomanash.com/healthequity3
In Part 2 of Cheryl’s conversation with Roderic Walton, they discuss:
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