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HEALTH EQUITY VIDEO SERIESThe Satcher Health Leadership Institute worked with the Google.org Fellows team to launch their Health Equity Tracker! Hear from Dr. David Satcher and Daniel E. Dawes in the first episode of the Health Equity Series, where they dive into the political determinants of health. WATCH NOW    

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“Mental Health Awareness Equity Month”By: Madhuri Jha, LCSW, MPH (she/her/hers) – Director, Kennedy-Satcher Center for Mental Health EquityOne year into the COVID-19 pandemic, it is again Mental Health Awareness Month. This pandemic has exposed systemic fractures in healthcare, where already disenfranchised populations now face an unstable resource base to meet their needs. National attention to urgent issues like police brutality and anti-Asian rhetoric have generated an era where social justice is a prioritized talking point for leaders across disciplines. “Equity” has become a buzz word -- a word that carries power, if...

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Call For Applicants: Satcher Health Leadership Institute is seeking qualified community members and policy officials to join our Political Determinants of Health Learning Laboratory Program cohort! Application Deadline extended to June 15th! Learn more: https://lnkd.in/dB4CjDq

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Variation in Reporting of the Race and Ethnicity of COVID-19 Cases and Deaths Across US States: April 12, 2020, and November 9, 2020Megan D. Douglas, JD, Ebony Respress, MSPH, Anne H. Gaglioti, MD, MS, Chaohua Li, MPH, Mitchell A. Blount, MPH, Jammie Hopkins, DrPH, MS, Peter T. Baltrus, PhD, Robina Josiah Willock, PhD, MPH, Lee S. Caplan, MD, PhD, MPH, Daniel E. Dawes, JD, and Dominic Mack, MD, MBACOVID-19 has infected more than 114 million people worldwide, killing more than 2.5 million.1 Every US state has COVID-19 infections, with more than 28.6 million cases and more than 513 000 deaths in the United States.2 In early April 2020,...

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PURPOSEThis initiative seeks to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on vulnerable communities by mobilizing elected/appointed officials, and community leaders to advance health equity interventions, programs, and policies in their respective jurisdictions. A selective cohort of policy officials and community leaders will be challenged to create actionable steps toward alleviating disproportionate health outcomes by utilizing the Political Determinants of Health (PDOH) framework. Elected/appointed officials and community members will be better equipped to develop and implement actionable solutions to close the health gap.PROGRAMSHLI seeks to partner and support diverse groups in building equitable and sustainable pathways for...