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Virtual Symposium: Health Care Transformation to Advance Black Maternal Health Equity

Event Info

Thursday, June 30, 2022

10:00 am EDT

Event Info

Thursday, June 30, 2022

10:00 am EDT


The Commonwealth Fund hosted a virtual symposium with leading experts from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, The Century Foundation, Urban Institute and more and explored: ideas for financing health care transformation and innovation, strategies for implementing high quality and respectful care, and how to use data to advance maternal health equity.

To view a full list of speakers and their bios, please click here.


Click the panel titles to see a recording of each panel.

Host and moderator: Dr. Laurie Zephyrin

Opening remarks: Congresswoman Robin Kelly

PANEL ONE : Financing Health Care Transformation Innovation

  • Moderator: Dr. Laurie Zephyrin
  • Dr. Jamila K. Taylor
  • Dr. Pooja Mehta
  • Brenda Gleason

PANEL TWO: Supporting High Quality, Equitable and Respectful Care

  • Moderator: Dr. Dawn Godbolt
  • Dr. Twylla Dillion
  • Dr. Mimi (Paulomi) Niles
  • Dr. Aletha Akers

PANEL THREE: Using Data to Drive Toward Equity

  • Moderator: So O’Neil
  • Dr. Rachel Hardeman
  • Dr. Eona Harrison
  • Dr. Zsakeba Henderson
  • Dr. Aditi Mallick

Closing remarks

Event Details


Thursday, June 30, 2022
10:00 am EDT