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Frankly Speaking About Cancer with the Cancer Support Community

Frankly Speaking About Cancer with the Cancer Support Community

Tuesdays at 1 PM Pacific

July 20th 2021: Encore: Health Equity and Cancer Care

The events of 2020 and their aftermath will likely be studied for decades to come. The murders of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor and the national outcry that followed, the Covid-related attacks and hate crimes directed at Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, the disproportionate impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on people of color… these overlapping and intersecting events have shed a blazing light on the inequities in our society, including those in our health care system, and caused us to look at health equity in a new way. This episode focuses on disparities in our health care system

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Dr. Carol L. Brown

Dr. Brown is a board-certified gynecologic oncologist who is the Senior Vice President and Chief Health Equity Officer at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Dr. Brown also serves as Vice-Chair of Health Equity in the Department of Surgery. She holds academic appointments as Attending Surgeon and Member at MSK, and Professor, Obstetrics, and Gynecology at Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Brown’s career is focused on three areas: providing high-quality and compassionate surgical care to women with gynecologic cancer; wiping out cancer health disparities; and promoting public policy to increase awareness, improve care, and increase research funding for gynecologic and other cancers.
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Dr. Christopher King

Dr. King is a board-certified healthcare executive, educator, and researcher. As Chair of the Department of Health Systems Administration at Georgetown University, Christopher provides visionary leadership in teaching, research, and practice in health system redesign. His scholarship is at the intersection of health equity, structural racism, and population health. Before joining Georgetown University, he served as the first Assistant Vice President of Community Health for MedStar Health. In this role, he created a community health needs assessment framework and spearheaded regional efforts to strengthen the system’s capacity to advance population health goals. His accomplishments include ap
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/965/frankly-speaking-about-cancer-with-the-cancer-support-community 16/10/2021 05:00 16/10/2021 06:00 Frankly Speaking About Cancer with the Cancer Support Community https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/965/frankly-speaking-about-cancer-with-the-cancer-support-community The events of 2020 and their aftermath will likely be studied for decades to come. The murders of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor and the national outcry that followed, the Covid-related attacks and hate crimes directed at Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, the disproportionate impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on people of color… these overlapping and intersecting events have shed a blazing light on the inequities in our society, including those in our health care system, and caused us to look at health equity in a new way. This episode focuses on disparities in our health care system in general and cancer care in particular. Our guests are Dr. Carol L. Brown of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Dr. Christopher King of Georgetown University. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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