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Symposium Conclusion: Health Justice: Engaging Critical Perspectives in Health Law & Policy October 22, 2021  The Petrie-Flom Center Staff  Blog Symposia, Featured, Health Care Reform, Health Justice: Engaging Critical Perspectives in Health Law and Policy, Health Law Policy, History, Human Rights, Medical Quality, Patient Care, Public Health, Race, Resource Allocation, Social Determinants of HealthBy Lindsay F. Wiley and Ruqaiijah YearbyAs our digital symposium on health justice comes to a close, we have much to be thankful for and inspired by....

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How can we create a healthier world and prevent the crisis next time?In a few short months, COVID-19 devastated the world and, in particular, the United States. It infected millions, killed hundreds of thousands, and effectively made the earth stand still.Yet America was already in poor health before COVID-19 appeared. Racism, marginalization, socioeconomic inequality--our failure to address these forces left us vulnerable to COVID-19 and the ensuing global health crisis it became. Had we tackled these challenges twenty years ago, after the outbreak of SARS, perhaps COVID-19 could have been quickly contained. Instead, we allowed our systems to...

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Health Justice Can’t Be Blind October 19, 2021  The Petrie-Flom Center Staff  Bioethics, Health Justice: Engaging Critical Perspectives in Health Law and Policy, Health Law Policy, Philosophy, Professional Regulation, Public Health, Race, Resource Allocation, Social Determinants of HealthBy Daniel E. Dawes“Justice is blind.” We have all heard this phrase before, and seen the iconic representation: the blindfolded Lady Justice.That blindfold is supposed to symbolize impartiality. It represents our strict subscription to the notion that impartiality and objectivity are the principles upon which...

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Symposium Conclusion: Health Justice: Engaging Critical Perspectives in Health Law & Policy October 22, 2021  The Petrie-Flom Center Staff  Blog Symposia, Featured, Health Care Reform, Health Justice: Engaging Critical Perspectives in Health Law and Policy, Health Law Policy, History, Human Rights, Medical Quality, Patient Care, Public Health, Race, Resource Allocation, Social Determinants of HealthBy Lindsay F. Wiley and Ruqaiijah YearbyAs our digital symposium on health justice comes to a close, we have much to be thankful for and inspired by....

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SHLI Lunch & LearnSession 2When: October 27, 2021 ~ 11:00M- 1:00 PM ESTTopic: Civic Engagement and Climate Change PoliciesREGISTER TODAY Tentative Agenda11:00-11:20 AM - Welcome and IntroductionsDaniel E. Dawes, JD Executive DirectorSatcher Health Leadership InstituteAssociate ProfessorMorehouse School of Medicine Maisha Standifer, PhD, MPHDirector, Health PolicySatcher Health Leadership InstituteMorehouse School of Medicine11:20-12:20 PM - Round Table DiscussionsSara Houston, JD (Moderator)Lead Public Health AttorneyState of Nebraska Kristin HallDirectorCity of ClevelandMayor’s Office of Sustainability  Bob DixonFormer MayorGreensburg,...