Social Justice 2020

Two public health crises, one old and one new, have collided into a devastating pandemic tandem.  The historic and systematic racism that has plagued the United States now fuels the unrelenting ravages of COVID-19 health disparities and of police violence, both of which disproportionately impact Black Indigenous and Other People of Color.

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SERIES KICK-OFF LECTURE

PUBLIC HEALTH IMPACTS OF COVID-19 ON OUR LOCAL & GLOBAL COMMUNITIES
HELD 8/27/2020

Video Presentation

Keynote Speaker RADM Erica Schwartz, Deputy Surgeon General, will kick-off this year’s series with a discussion of strategies to address the disproportionate physical and mental burden of COVID-19 on Black, Indigenous and other People of Color of color in the United States. 

Dr. Vin Gupta will follow with a discussion of the local and global impacts of COVID-19 on the health of the most vulnerable members of society.



  • SESSION 2
    BUILDING HEALTHY COMMUNITIES  
    Anthony Iton MD, JD, MPH
    HELD 9/3/2020

Video Presentation

What does a healthy community look like and how is it achieved?  Dr. Iton discusses the links between policy and systems changes that lead to health equity and social justice.

  • 10/8/2020:  SESSION 3 
    IMPACTS OF COVID-19 ON BLACK, INDIGENOUS, AND PEOPLE OF COLOR
    Shandi Fuller MD, MPH & SUSAN ROGERS MD, FACP

Why do health inequities persistent over time? Learn more about the upstream determinants of health that are responsible for many of the pervasive health inequities in the United States.
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_eK4hZfEAR8mfi12qjO9qDQ

  • 10/22/2020:  SESSION 4
    ADDRESSING THE DETERMINANTS OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE
    Reuben Miller PhD

Why does America have the highest incarceration rate in the world and what does this mean for our health?  Dr. Miller will discuss the implications of a fractured criminal justice system on the health and lives of the formerly incarcerated and the communities in which they live.
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_XubRpuMVROiiIlZJafZLQg

  • 11/5/2020:  SESSION 5
    NATIVE AMERICAN HEALTH & COVID-19
    Anne Newland MD, MPH & Panel

The Native American community has been disproportionately impacted by COVID-19.  Native Americans in Arizona, New Mexico and other States have death rates due to COVID-19 that are more than 100% higher than the general population in those states. Dr. Newland will discuss the immediate policies and long-term strategies needed to address the health inequities that exist for Native Americans.
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ECk7JQDDTJOHWADA3VXqIQ

  • 11/19/2020:  SESSION 6
    THE DEATH GAP:  IN THE WAKE OF COVID-19
    David Ansell MD, MPH

The U.S., one of the most developed countries in the world has the most persistent gaps in life expectancy across racial and ethnic groups.  Dr. Ansell will provide an overview of the social determinants and structural racisms that contributes to the gaps in life expectancy and discuss policies and solutions to eliminate the gaps.
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_aHjok0bhQHOvUWW5J6Ikbg


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