Health equity – Health Article

There are many forms of magic inspired by Disney, the company. There’s the obvious attraction, the Magic Kingdom, that was Walt’s original destination vision, “imagineered” in 1932. Then there are other kinds of magic. The one I’m deep into in the moment is inspiration, ideation, and “reimagineering” my own thinking about work, legacy, and social justice. I’m grateful to have had the opportunity to spend much of this week at the inaugural Disney Institute Women’s Leadership Summit. The Institute convened…

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REACH May 7 Live Stream Event – Society for Public Health Education – Health Education Article

  May 7, 20193:30-5:00 p.m. ET Please join us to celebrate 20 years of the Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH) program. Since 1999, the REACH program has partnered with communities to reduce health disparities among racial and ethnic groups in America. The REACH program uses culturally tailored interventions to address chronic disease and preventable risk behaviors. This event will feature former CDC Director and 16th Surgeon General, Dr. David Satcher and Dr. Leandris Liburd, associate director for…

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Enlightened health/care industry and public policy stakeholders have begun to embrace and address social determinants of health. These are the inputs that bolster health beyond health care services: they include economic stability like job security and income level (and equity), education, and access to healthy food, food security, safe neighborhoods, social support, clean environments (water and air), and in my own update on SDoH factors, access to broadband connectivity. As physician leaders in the AMA, technology advocates from AMIA, and…

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