Plenary Session Redressing the Legacy of Racism to Make Meaningful Progress on Health Equity

This panel will address the historical and current impact of racism and unconscious bias in health care. Panelists will explore what interpersonal and institutional changes are required to achieve true health equity in the context of health care innovation and health care reform, including efforts to remove barriers to access and reduce health disparities.
Wednesday, March 13, 2013: 8:30 AM - 9:45 AM
West Hall (Oakland Marriott City Center)
Moderator:
8:30 AM
W.K. Kellogg Foundation
Gail Christopher, DN, W.K. Kellogg Foundation
8:50 AM
Asian and Pacific Islander American Health Forum
Kathy Ko Chin, Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum
9:10 AM
USC Program for Environmental and Regional Equity
Manuel Pastor, PhD, University of Southern California
9:30 AM
California Rural Indian Health Board
James Allen Crouch, MPH , California Rural Indian Health Board
9:50 AM