Lecture: Structural Equity – Lessons from 2020
2020 has been difficult and transformational, as it relates to health equity. The dual pandemics of COVID-19 and the resurgence of racist events have led to major reckonings on how healthcare and society can be more just and equitable. This presentation will share key lessons from these experiences.
Joseph Betancourt is a nationally and internationally recognized expert in health policy, healthcare disparities, diversity and cross-cultural medicine. He has worked with more than 100 hospitals and 45 health plans across the country to address health disparities and brings a unique, policy-focused perspective to lessons learned from COVID-19 and the path to achieving equity.