Thought Leadership Conversation

What Has the Pandemic Revealed About Health Equity and Where Do We Go From Here?

This special virtual panel discussed the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on health equity in the United States. Our panel of experts discussed how COVID-19 reinforced longstanding inequities in our healthcare system, as well as how healthcare leaders can work together to protect the health and well-being of all Americans.


Sandro Galea, MD, MPH, DrPH
Dean and Robert A. Knox Professor, Boston University School of Public Health


Mary T. Bassett, MD, MPH
Director, François-Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health and Human Rights at Harvard University

Thea James, MD
Vice President of Mission and Associate Chief Medical Officer, Boston Medical Center
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine and Director of the Violence Intervention Advocacy Program, Boston Medical Center

Christopher S. Lathan, MD, MS, MPH
Faculty Director for Cancer Care Equity, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Medical Director, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center
Associate Medical Director, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Network
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

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