The pandemic has brought into sharp relief the significant challenges associated with unequal access to healthcare faced by historically underserved communities, as well as the impact of racism and other forms of discrimination on public health generally. 

In Health Equity in the Time of COVID, a distinguished panel of healthcare experts and policy-makers explores the real meaning of health equity, why it matters and why addressing inequities is vital to public health and to broadening access to the American Dream. 

Welcome

Kerry Healey

President, Milken Center for Advancing the American Dream

Moderator

Jacqueline Adams

Author, A Blessing: Women of Color Teaming Up to Lead, Empower and Thrive

Panelists

Esther Krofah

Executive Director, FasterCures

Dr. Torian Easterling

First Deputy Commissioner and Chief Equity Officer at the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Dr. Freda Lewis-Hall

Former Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Pfizer, Inc.

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