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Hosted by The Center for Primary Care, Harvard Medical School. The symposium features five abstract presentations by the authors of an upcoming Lancet special issue. The panel will be moderated by Joan Reede, Dean for Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership, Harvard Medical School.

Inequality and Health in the US: A Symposium

Date
April 24, 2017
Time
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Pre-registration required?
Yes
Registration closed?
No

LOCATION

TMEC Amphitheatre
Harvard Medical School
260 Longwood Ave, Boston MA

DESCRIPTION

The symposium features five abstract presentations by the authors of an upcoming Lancet special issue. The panel will be moderated by  Joan Reede, Dean for Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership, Harvard Medical School. Reception to follow.

Authors and posters include:

The Affordable Care Act: Implications for Healthcare Equity – Adam Gaffney, M.D., Instructor in Medicine, HMS; pulmonary and critical care physician, Cambridge Health Alliance.
Inequality and the US Health Care System – Samuel L. Dickman, M.D., Intern, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco
Population Health in an Era of Rising Income Inequality: United States, 1980-2015 – Jacob Bor, ScD, SM, Assistant Professor and Peter T. Paul Career Development Professor in the Department of Global Health, Boston University
Mass Incarceration, Public Health and Widening Inequality in the US –  Christopher Wildeman, PhD, Associate Professor of Policy Analysis and Management, Cornell University
Structural racism and health inequities: evidence and interventions –  Mary T. Bassett, M.D., M.P.H., Commissioner, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Virtual welcome and remarks from Senator Elizabeth Warren

Hosted by
The Center for Primary Care
Cambridge Health Alliance
The Lancet
Woolhandler & Himmelstein

Sponsored by
Roosevelt House at Hunter College
HMS Office for Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership

Click here to register.