Wednesday, December 6, 2023
4:30 – 5:30 PM ET
We invite you to join our virtual 2023 Corman IMPACT Honors program celebrating the incredible work of our Schwartz Center healthcare member community. During this panel discussion, Schwartz Center Chief Medical Officer Dr. Beth Lown will be joined by a spokesperson from each of this year’s recipient organizations for a conversation about their respective programs and the impact it’s made on patients, families, and their organizations. The discussion will be followed by Q&A.
If you are part of a Schwartz Center healthcare member organization and would like to join us for Schwartz Center Member Day, the Corman IMPACT Honors celebration will conclude Member Day and kick-off our Virtual Compassion in Action Healthcare Conference, register here.
If you are not a Schwartz Center healthcare member or are unable to attend Member Day but would like to attend the Corman IMPACT Honors session at no charge, register here.
2023 Corman IMPACT Honors Recipients
Bronx Oncology Living Daily (BOLD) Cancer Wellness Program
Montefiore Einstein Comprehensive Cancer Center, Bronx, NY
The Bronx Oncology Living Daily (BOLD) Program was launched in 2008 in response to a psychosocial needs assessment of Bronx cancer patients. Guided by what patients want in their cancer care to help them cope with the illness and its treatment, BOLD offers culturally-tailored wellness services featuring mind-body-therapies, creative arts, fitness/nutrition workshops, and “BOLD Buddy” peer support, and mental health counseling, all at no cost for residents of the Bronx.
Hepatitis C Elimination Program
Central City Concern, Portland, OR
The Hepatitis C Elimination Program (HEP) is a community-driven Hepatitis C elimination project focusing on unhoused people and curing them of Hepatitis C virus (HCV) and tackling the HCV epidemic by providing low barrier and innovative practices such as using dried blood spot (DBS) testing. The team has engaged over 20,000 community members over the past six years, leading over 10,000 screens, over 1,800 initiations of HCV treatment, and over 1,100 cures.
Runaway Intervention Program
Children’s Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
The Runaway Intervention Program (RIP) is a structured home visiting program that provides one-on-one support to youth through home and community visits by a nurse practitioner and counseling services. The goal of RIP is to restore a healthy developmental trajectory for runaway and homeless adolescents who have been victims of sexual abuse or exploitation. The program provides community delivered medical care, individual and group based mental health care, and access to services to foster resiliency.