Racism, Health Care Inequities, and the Future

Date(s) - November 22, 2020
9:30 am - 10:45 am

Presenter: Dr. Gregory Hall, MD Director, CSU Partnerships for Urban Health; Assistant Professor, CWRU School of Medicine, and Former Chair, Ohio Commission of Minority Health.

Covid-19 and other diseases disproportionately affect African Americans in severity and numbers. Life expectancy in poverty stricken African American areas of Cleveland is typically more than 20 years less than that of more affluent, white communities. Given organizational pledges to address racism as a public health crisis, what progressive healthcare actions will we see in the near future, locally and statewide?