Forum 9: Representation and Trust: Tackling Racial Disparities in Health Care
Moderator: Rick Kittles, Ph.D., Professor and Founding Director, Division of Health Equities, Department of Population Sciences City of Hope
Esther Bush, President & CEO, Pittsburgh Urban League
Doriane Miller, MD, Internal Medicine, Primary Care; Associate Professor of Medicine, and Director, Center for Community Health and Vitality, University of Chicago
Advances in medical technology promise great strides toward addressing our most persistent health crises, yet disparities in the nation’s health care system threaten to leave African Americans behind. A panel of leading African American researchers discuss these challenges and share the work being done in collaboration with the National Urban League to develop innovative solutions, including on-the-ground community outreach and engagement.