Join an Online Health Disparities Event

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<p>On Monday, March 24, 2008, the Commonwealth Fund's Program on Quality of Care for Underserved Populations will host an online meeting, <em><strong><a href="">Elim… Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care: A New Chartbook</a>.</strong></em><br><br>Presenters will discuss the new Fund publication, <a href="/publications/chartbooks/2008/mar/racial-and-ethnic-disparities-in-u-s--health-care--a-chartbook
">Racial and Ethnic Disparities in U.S. Health Care: A Chartbook</a>, which presents emerging evidence linking many disparities to quality of care and to the overall performance of local health care systems. This unique resource contains 75 charts and accompanying analysis.<br><br><strong>What:</strong> Eliminating Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care: A New Chartbook<br><br><strong>Who:</strong> Fund assistant vice president <strong>Anne Beal,</strong> M.D., M.P.H., will introduce the webinar. Presenters include: chartbook co-author <strong>Bruce Siegel,</strong> M.D., M.P.H., research professor at George Washington University; <strong>Dora Hughes,</strong> M.D., M.P.H., health policy adviser to Senator Barack Obama; and <strong>Carolyn Clancy,</strong> M.D., director of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.<br><br><strong>When:</strong> March 24, 2008, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., EDT<br><br><strong>Where:</strong> Register for this online event at the <a href="">event registration page</a>.</p>