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Boston Public Health Commission Health Equity Symposium

April 26, 2023

The Boston Public Health Commission (BPHC) hosted a symposium examining the challenges, innovations, and key learnings that emerged through COVID-19, and highlighted the importance of partnerships and policy-driven equity solutions. Many Compact members served as panelists in the discussions on Novel Strategies to Advance Health Care Equity and Health Justice and Policy, Partnerships, and the Future.

Video recordings of these powerful exchanges are available below:

Opening Remarks
Bisola Ojikutu, MD, MPH, FIDSA, Commissioner of Public Health, City of Boston & Executive Director, Boston Public Health Commission

“Fireside” Chat: Health Equity and Policy Path Forward
Kate Walsh, Massachusetts Secretary of Health and Human Services
Bisola Ojikutu, MD, MPH, FIDSA, Boston Public Health Commission

Novel Strategies to Advance Health Care Equity and Health Justice
Panelists:
Charles Anderson, MD, MPH, MBA, The Dimock Center
Joseph Betancourt, MD, The Commonwealth Fund
Thea James, MD, MPH, MBA, Boston Medical Center
Myechia Minter-Jordan, MD, MBA, CareQuest Institute for Oral Health
David Williams, PhD, Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health

Policy, Partnerships, and the Future
Panelists:
Bisola Ojikutu, MD MPH, FIDSA, Boston Public Health Commission
Michael Curry, JD, Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers, Health Equity Compact
Juan Fernando Lopera, Beth Israel Lahey Health
Liz Miranda, Massachusetts State Senator
Elsie Taveras, MD, MPH, Mass General Brigham

Details

Date:
April 26, 2023

Venue

Boston Public Library – Copley Branch
700 Boylston St
Boston, MA 02116 United States
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Details

Date:
April 26, 2023

Venue

Boston Public Library – Copley Branch
700 Boylston St
Boston, MA 02116 United States
+ Google Map