Due to longstanding system inequities in the health care system, people of color and people in low-income communities are seeing disproportionately high rates of infection and deaths from COVID-19. The Commonwealth Fund will host an educational briefing and Q&A for journalists and policymakers on the systemic inequities that the pandemic has exposed and the disproportionate impact it is having on communities of color.
- Laurie Zephyrin, M.D., M.P.H., M.B.A., Vice President, Delivery System Reform, The Commonwealth Fund
- Nancy Krieger, Ph.D., Professor of Social Epidemiology, Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
- Bruce Siegel, M.D., M.P.H., President & CEO, America's Essential Hospitals
- Rachel Nuzum, M.P.H., Vice President, Federal and State Health Policy, The Commonwealth Fund