National Leadership Summit on Eliminating Racial and Ethnic Disparities

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<p>The National Leadership Summit on Eliminating Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health convenes leaders from government, media, academia, public health, mental health, minority-serving institutions, and minority communities.<br><br>This year's meeting, "Embracing a Common Destination: Improving Health Outcomes for All Americans," held January 9-11 in Washington, DC, focused on patient-provider communication, the personalization of health care, and strengthening health disparities leadership, among many other topics. A number of Commonwealth Fund staff and grantees took part in panel discussions, including Anne C. Beal, M.D., senior program officer for the Program on Quality of Care for Underserved Populations, and:<br><br><ul><li>Lisa Cooper, M.D., Johns Hopkins University,</li><li>Mara Youdelman, National Health Law Program,</li><li>Romana Hasnain-Wynia, Ph.D, Health Research and Educational Trust,</li><li>Joseph Betancourt, M.D., Institute for Health Policy and Massachusetts General Hospital-Harvard Medical School, and</li><li>Joan Reede, M.D., Harvard Medical School</li></ul><br><br>To view webcasts from this event, courtesy of the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, visit our <a href=""… Web page.</a></p>