Lown Presents provides a deep dive into topics at the intersection of health policy, health equity, and high-value care. This free series of live streamed conversations will feature experts with a variety of perspectives on health care, including hospital leaders, public health experts, patient advocates, thought leaders, and policymakers. The newly released Lown Institute Hospitals Index provides a backdrop for discussions on racial equity, civic leadership, hospital overuse, and more.
Lown Presents: Racism and Hospitals
How does structural racism manifest in the hospital sector and what can we do about it? Dr. Vikas Saini and Shannon Brownlee were joined by Dr. Mary T. Bassett, Director of the FXB Center for Health and Human Rights at the Harvard School of Public Health, and Milton R. Nuñez, CEO of NYC Health + Hospitals/ Lincoln, met October 21st to discuss this crucial topic.