Join us for a special Harvard Medical School webinar series for clinicians and other health care professionals


Addressing Health Disparities: Clinical Insights on Race and Social Justice

In the context of the increased attention in the lay and medical press to structural racism in the aftermath of the recent high-profile deaths of African-Americans at the hands of the criminal justice system, this web series will examine the intersections of race and ethnicity, racism, sexual orientation, social justice and health to better understand the myriad ways these important factors lead to health care disparities in our communities.

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"Mental & Behavioral Health Challenges, Disparities and Opportunities" 

Wednesday, December 14, 2022,  1-2 PM ET

In this session, a group of national experts on mental health will talk about the current state of mental health in the United States. The panelists will discuss how the mental health system addresses the rise in the number of people who need mental health services. These speakers will highlight how providers are helping people and communities deal with social stressors like our long-lasting pandemic (COVID-19) and the problems and manifestations of systemic racism, both now and in the past. Lastly, the speakers will discuss areas of hope and opportunity, giving real-life examples of mental health and behavioral programs and organizations working to make the system fair and just.

Kevin Simon, MD 
Chief Behavioral Health Officer City of Boston

Nzinga A. Harrison, MD, DFAPA

Co-Founder and Chief Medical Officer Eleanor Health

Glenda Wrenn, MD, MSHP
Associate Professor Psychiatry & Behavioral Science Moorehouse School of Medicine

Sarah Vinson
Interim Chair, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Morehouse School of Medicine 

Bianca Busch
Adult, Child, and Adolescent Psychiatrist 

Please note that the Addressing Health Disparities webinar is free to attend or watch as a recording. Continuing medical education credits will be available for those who attended the live session. There is a $15 processing fee to claim credit.

Participants must claim credit within 48 hours of the live webinar. The link to claim credits will be available during the session.

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