Past Webinar Recordings
In this web forum, Dr. Mary Pittman, president and CEO of the Public Health Institute, and Pastor James D. Gailliard, a state representative in the North Carolina Assembly, reflect upon efforts to achieve equitable distribution of COVID-19 vaccines and explore how faith-based organizations and state policy interventions work toward this goal in North Carolina.
Racial and ethnic minorities, elderly individuals, those in underserved urban and rural areas, and members of other vulnerable groups are the most in need of the COVID-19 vaccine but face the greatest challenges to getting it. These individuals may lack resources to or be hesitant, confused, and/or skeptical of information about vaccine availability, safety, and efficacy. How can governments, the medical community, and community- and faith-based organizations reach them?
How have schools and others adapted during the pandemic to address students’ mental health needs, and what will change going forward?
In a live conversation with Adaeze Enekwechi, Mary Pittman, and Lisa Simpson, hear firsthand how leaders from across the spectrum of research, policy, and practice are grappling with issues of health equity during the COVID-19 crisis and where they see opportunities for progress.
IMPAQ President Dr. Adaeze Enekwechi leads a conversation with nationally recognized experts on how payers, providers, and policymakers can use telehealth to advance health equity. Dr. Joe Kvedar, President of the American Telemedicine Association, Dr. Patrice Walker, Chief Medical Officer at Navicent Health, and Abner Mason, Founder and CEO of ConsejoSano, offer actionable, evidence-based solutions for improving telehealth access for all.
The COVID-19 pandemic is disproportionately affecting people of color in the United States. How can we serve the immediate needs of marginalized communities facing COVID-19, while also tackling decades of disinvestment and neglect? IMPAQ President Dr. Adaeze Enekwechi leads a conversation with experts from a public health system, private sector technology company, health and social justice advocacy group, and safety net insurance provider to explore what works in advancing health equity, especially during a time of crisis.