To go upstream for equality, tell stories | Max Fineday

That’s it, thank you so much I’m ready to go. What I said in in Nēhiyawēwin in my language as I’ve been told so often to do by my elders by my family by my very persistent auntie’s is that my name is Max I come from the sweetgrass first nation in Saskatchewan where all…

Brown School: Our Commitment to Impact

[MUSIC PLAYING] Across my career I have admired the Brown School. It’s a place where you can do your best work, driving evidence-based practice, and changing this region and the world. I don’t think that there’s been a more important time for institutions like the Brown School to be engaged in the type of work…

Quality in Medicare: The Equalizer

Pamela Gentry: I’m going to turn it over now to our director of the Office of Minority Health. She will be presenting along with her colleague, Jean Moody-Williams, and they will be discussing quality, the equalizer. Dr. Cara James: Thank you, Pamela, and good afternoon to all of you and those of you who may…

Tackling the Root Causes of Poor Health | Kaiser Permanente

– Hi, I am Winston Wong. I am the Medical Director of Community Health at Kaiser Permanente, part of Permanente Federation in Permanente Medicine. And I’m here at the Kaiser Permanente UCLA Center for Health Equity Annual Symposium and we’re looking at the root causes of health, which is basically about looking at the social…

The PA Fresh Food Financing Initiative: Selecting Strategies

Now that partners were selected, it was time for the task force to work together and identify strategies for change. The task force met four times. We were very clear that we wanted it to be a concise, short-lived process. We had four meetings over a period of about one year. And at the end…

Catalysts for Change, EmPOWERING the Equity Equation

– Well, we cannot solve a problem until we identify a problem, and we have to have conversations like we’re having today to identify those problems, but not only to identify problems, to also identify solutions. (lively music) – Health equity is the potential for every individual to really have the opportunity of having a…

TBI Topics Webinar: Health Disparities and Traumatic Brain Injury

– [Moderator] All right, good morning and welcome to the TBI Topics Webinar, Health Disparities and Traumatic Brain Injury. We appreciate everyone for joining us this morning. So this is a joint project of the Harborview Injury Prevention Research Center and the Washington State Department of Health. And we’re also in partnership with the TBI…

Ensuring The Right To Health: Georges C. Benjamin, MD, Executive Director, APHA

– Dr. Georges Benjamin, the executive director of APHA is here now. We’re talking about the theme of this year’s meeting and that is creating the healthiest nation. That is, of course, such a lofty goal, but there’s a real commitment to this idea of ensuring the right to health. Talk to me about that.…

EmPOWERED To Serve Scholars

(electronic music) – Hi, my name’s Michelle Ballasiotes, and I’m a student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. To me, health equity means insuring that everyone has access to resources that can help them lead a healthy lifestyle. It means eliminating barriers such as the proximity to a store to be able…

The PA Fresh Food Financing Initiative: Cultural Competence

The task force worked to ensure a varied representation of fresh food retailers were given the opportunity to apply for grants and loans. It was very important to us, to all of us, that this program be accessible to a wide array of folks. We wanted to make sure that there was a very diverse…