Examining Physician Gender Inequity in Medicine
AMA Prioritizing Equity
by American Medical Association
8M ago
This edition of the Prioritizing Equity series follows recent policy adopted at the AMA’s House of Delegates meeting in June 2022 as panelists will discuss gender equity in medicine and how COVID-19 has exacerbated experiences for people identifying as women. The episode will also explore both historical and present inequities in medical education, employment, and leadership opportunities. Panelists Dr. Tania Jenkins is an assistant professor in the department of sociology at the University of North Caroli both historical and present inequities in medical education, employment, and leadershi ..read more
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The SCOTUS Affirmative Action Ruling: The Cost to the Physician workforce and Historically Minoritized Communities
AMA Prioritizing Equity
by American Medical Association
8M ago
This week's episode of Prioritizing Equity will discuss how the recent affirmative action ruling undermines policy dedicated to increasing physician diversity, which is vital to the healthcare ecosystem and will have negative implications towards increasing medical career opportunities for marginalized and minoritized people as well as for patients and communities.  Panelists Jessica Faiz, MD, MSHPM, Assistant Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine at UCLA, Core Investigator with the VA Center for the Study of Healthcare, Innovation, Implementation, and Policy @im_jesssayinn  &n ..read more
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Anchor Strategy — A Place-Based Approach for Health Equity
AMA Prioritizing Equity
by American Medical Association
10M ago
This week's edition of the Prioritizing Equity series, we explore the Anchor Strategy — a place-based approach to building community health and wealth by means of local hiring, investing, purchasing, and community engagement via the West Side United case study and model. Panelists Ayesha Jaco, Executive Director, West Side United – Twitter: @WSUnitedChi Adam Alonso, Chief Executive Officer of BUILD Chicago David Ansell, MD, MPH, SVP, Community Health Equity Rush University Medical Center  Moderator Diana Derige, DrPH, Vice President, Health Equity Strategy, American Medical Association ..read more
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Health Care Planning and Caring for Patients Experiencing Houselessness
AMA Prioritizing Equity
by American Medical Association
11M ago
In this edition of the Prioritizing Equity series, we explore the unique health care and social needs of patients experiencing houselessness and discuss the importance of equitable, holistic, cost effective, evidence-based discharge planning.   Panelists Margot Kushel, MD, Professor of Medicine and Division Chief at the Division of Vulnerable Populations at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center – Twitter: @MKushel   Stephen Brown, MSW, LCSW, Director of Preventive Emergency Medicine at the University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System Denise De L ..read more
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Embracing Public Safety and Health for Improved Firearm Violence Prevention
AMA Prioritizing Equity
by American Medical Association
11M ago
Firearm violence is a public health crisis. In this week's Prioritizing Equity panel, we explore the work of physicians in health systems and beyond in the realms of public health, public safety, and firearm violence prevention. Panel: Megan Ranney, MD, MPH, FACEP, Incoming Dean of Yale School of Public Health – Twitter: @meganranney Eric Reinhart, MD, PGY2 psychiatry resident at Northwestern University – Twitter: @_Eric_Reinhart Joseph V. Sakran, MD, MPH, MPA, FACS is the Vice Chair of Clinical Operations, Surgery at Johns Hopkins Medicine – Twitter: @JosephSakran Dr. Brian Williams ..read more
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Advocating for Change in Native Health Policy: For Us, By Us
AMA Prioritizing Equity
by American Medical Association
11M ago
In this edition of our Prioritizing Equity series, join medical student organizers and policy advocates as they discuss increasing access to care in native communities and improving care within the Indian Health Services through health policy. Panel: Tamee Livermont [Tam/Me - Liv/er/Mont], MPH, Oglala Lakota Medical Student, UMN Medical School Alec Calac [Al/Ek- Cal/Ek], MD/PHD Candidate, UC San Diego, Association of Native American Medical Students Ashton Glover-Gatewood [Ash/ton-Glow/Ver-Gatewood], MPH, OMS-3, Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine at Cherokee Nation  ..read more
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Health Care Planning and Caring for Patients Experiencing Houselessness
AMA Prioritizing Equity
by American Medical Association
1y ago
In this edition of the Prioritizing Equity series, we explore the unique health care and social needs of patients experiencing houselessness and discuss the importance of equitable, holistic, cost effective, evidence-based discharge planning.   Panelists Margot Kushel, MD, Professor of Medicine and Division Chief at the Division of Vulnerable Populations at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center – Twitter: @MKushel   Stephen Brown, MSW, LCSW, Director of Preventive Emergency Medicine at the University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System Denise De L ..read more
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Advocating for Change in Native Health Policy: For Us, By Us
AMA Prioritizing Equity
by American Medical Association
1y ago
In this edition of our Prioritizing Equity series, join medical student organizers and policy advocates as they discuss increasing access to care in native communities and improving care within the Indian Health Services through health policy. Panel: Tamee Livermont [Tam/Me - Liv/er/Mont], MPH, Oglala Lakota Medical Student, UMN Medical School Alec Calac [Al/Ek- Cal/Ek], MD/PHD Candidate, UC San Diego, Association of Native American Medical Students Ashton Glover-Gatewood [Ash/ton-Glow/Ver-Gatewood], MPH, OMS-3, Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine at Cherokee Nation  ..read more
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Advancing Equity Through Quality and Safety Peer Network
AMA Prioritizing Equity
by American Medical Association
1y ago
Learn more about the AMA Peer Network: https://ama-assn.org/peer-network In this week's edition of our Prioritizing Equity series, Karthik Sivashanker, MD, MPH, Vice President at the AMA Center for Health Equity speaks with participants from the Peer Network for Advancing Equity through Quality and Safety program on their strategies to start operationalizing equity into their quality and safety operations. Panel: Aderonke Akingbola, MD, MMM, AGAF, CPE Vice President, Medical Affairs, Ochsner Health  Judy C. Washington, MD, Associate Chief Medical Officer, Atlantic Medical Group Moderato ..read more
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Reproductive Health Care as a Human Right
AMA Prioritizing Equity
by American Medical Association
1y ago
Reproductive health care is a human right. Learn how this connects to health equity and explore the impacts of the overturn of Roe v. Wade with a panel of experts. Panel:  Lawrence Gostin, JD—Professor, Global Health Law at Georgetown University and Director, WHO Center on Global Health Law Jamila Perritt, MD, MPH—President and CEO, Physicians for Reproductive Health Krishna Upadhya, MD, MPH—Vice President, Quality Care and Health Equity, Planned Parenthood Federation of America Moderator: Aletha Maybank, MD, MPH—chief health equity officer, senior vice president, Center for Health Equi ..read more
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