HELEN News

July 2021

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A medical doctor at the forefront of driving health equity at the American Medical Association (AMA) says the pandemic has been rough, revealing—and the time is now for transformative leaders.“Not only are we in the pandemic that is claiming the lives of many worldwide, but it is claiming the lives of Black and brown people, here in this country especially,” said Dr. Aletha Maybank, the chief health equity officer and senior vice president of the American Medical Association.Maybank and Daniel E. Dawes, the executive director of Satcher Health Leadership Institute at Morehouse...

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Health Justice: Engaging Critical Perspectives in Health Law & PolicyThe Health Law and Policy Program at American University Washington College of Law, in partnership with ChangeLab Solutions, the St. Louis University Institute for Healing Justice and Equity, and the Satcher Health Leadership Institute at Morehouse School of Medicine, is pleased to present Health Justice: Engaging Critical Perspectives in Health Law and Policy. This initiative brings together scholars and advocates to discuss strategies for securing distributive justice, valuing human dignity, and empowering communities to address the structural and social determinants of health. The...

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In this time of transition, we’re back with our annual list of health, medicine, and science books to check out this summer — and this time we’ve thrown podcasts in the mix, too.Read on for recommendations from the likes of Anthony Fauci, Rochelle Walensky, and Chelsea Clinton. Plus, STAT readers from New York to Sweden share their picks, in addition to our staff. Enjoy!SEE SUGGESTIONS FROM: NOTABLE FIGURES | OUR READERS | OUR STAFFNOTABLE FIGURES“The Code Breaker: Jennifer Doudna, Gene Editing, and the Future of the Human Race” By Walter Issacson I...

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Conversations with Health Law LeadersDavid S. Cade, Executive Vice President and CEO of AHLA, sat down with Daniel E. Dawes, JD, and other prominent health leaders on May 25, 2021, to discuss how we, as a community, can improve equity in health care and health law practice.LEARN MORE: https://www.americanhealthlaw.org/publications/health-law-hub-current-topics/dei-in-health-care/equity-in-health-care-and-health-law-practice

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LEARN MORE & SUBMIT: https://satcherinstitute.org/call-for-book-chapters/