LEXINGTON, Ky. (June 17, 2022) – The Loop is UK HealthCare’s internal communication network for health care employees, which includes articles, videos, podcasts and other multimedia to keep staff “in the loop” on what’s new at UK HealthCare. The Loop provides information on current events and workplace matters, as well as highlighting the work of the people who keep UK HealthCare running.
On this episode of ‘Behind the Blue’, we’re featuring a podcast interview that was recently released on The Loop featuring Dr. Tukea Talbert, Chief Diversity Officer at UK HealthCare.
Juneteenth is recognized as the day that marked slavery’s end in the United States. Also referred to as The Day of Jubilee, Juneteenth is an opportunity to celebrate freedom, but also to recognize the role slavery has played in the development of our nation and its systems.
In this interview, Talbert led colleagues Timothy Gaillard, VP for Ambulatory and Medical Group Operations at UK HealthCare and Dr. Darwin Conwell, Chair of the Department of Internal Medicine at UK HealthCare, through a discussion about the importance of the Juneteenth holiday, both in and out of the health care realm.
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