Seven sessions on Oct. 23rd plus seven sessions throughout the coming months
October 23, 2020
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Pre-Election Welcome & Opening Remarks
Cheryl Rucker-Whitaker, MD, MPH, FACP, President & Chair of the Institute of Medicine of Chicago, and CEO of NextLevel Health
Pre-Election Opening Plenary—State of COVID-19 in Illinois: State Director of Public Health
Sponsored by the Hektoen Institute of Medicine
Ngozi Ezike, MD, MPH, State of Illinois Director of Public Health
Pre-Election Immunization Strategy and COVID-19: What Do We Know Now?
Sponsored by the Portes Foundation
Donna Thompson, CEO, Access Community Health Network
Helene Gayle, CEO, The Chicago Community Trust
Samantha Olds-Frey, CEO, Illinois Association of Medicaid Health Plans
9:30 AM Break
Pre-Election The Importance of Integrated Care in the COVID‐19 Environment
Sponsored by Michael Reese Research and Education Foundation
Raul Garza, CEO & President, Aunt Martha's Health & Wellness
Doriane C. Miller, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Director, Center for Community Health and Vitality, University of Chicago
Maria H. Rahmandar, MD, Medical Director, Substance Use & Prevention Program (SUPP), Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
10:20 AM Break
Pre-Election Maternal Morbidity and Mortality and COVID-19: Managing Worsening Disparities
E Charles Lampley, MD, Director High Risk Obstetrics Sinai Medical Center
Robin Jones, MD, Associate Professor of ObGYN, Rush University Medical Center
Dr. Lisa Green, CEO, Family Christian Health Center
11:15 AM Break
Pre-Election Principles of Wellbeing Trusts
Mark Shields, MD, MBA, Guidehouse
Allison Arwady, MD, MPH, Commissioner of the Chicago Department of Public
Natalie Moore, MSJ, Reporter, WBEZ Radio
Marshall Chin, MD, MPH, Richard Parrillo, Family Professor of Healthcare Ethics in the Department of Medicine, University of Chicago
Pre-Election Wrap Up & Closing Remarks
Cheryl Rucker-Whitaker, MD, MPH
Pre-Election After Convening-Networking
1:00 PM Adjourn
Framework for Equitable Allocation - NAP Report More>
‘Death, Violence, Health, and Poverty' by Earl Frederick III, MD, MPH, Harvard Public Health Review More>
Half of Chicago's households report serious financial problems during the COVID-19 pandemic, NPR-Harvard poll finds (Chicago Tribune 9.9.2020) More>
Breaking Silos and Taking Action: A Discussion about Black Maternal Child Health (Chicago Tribune 3.4.2020) More>
Innovator Level Session
Sponsors are invited and encouraged to view the multiple levels and ways to be involved in the State of Health of Chicago 2020-2021. There are full year sponsorships and virtual session sponsorships. Download the Sponsorship Packet here.
November 10, 2020
Post-Election What Needs to Change? COVID 19: The Legislative Response: How Do Disparately Impacted Communities Recover?
Congresswoman Robin Kelly (Illinois Congressional District Two)
December 4, 2020
Post‐Election Healthcare and the Next Four Years: Medicare, Medicaid, and Innovation
Invited: U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (Illinois)
December 10, 2020 Holiday Event
Virtual Holiday Event —2020 in review: Progress Made to Closing the Health Equity Gap: Successes and Lessons Learned
SOHOC 2021 Virtual Sessions
Post‐Election Implicit Bias-Recognition, Impact, and Training to Close the Health Equity Gap
Post‐Election From Fee for Service to Managed Medicaid: The Promise of Care Coordination For Children in Foster Care
Post‐Election The Prison Industrial Complex & Impact on Community Stability in Chicago
Post‐Election Racial Inequity in Healthcare
Beena S Peters, DNP, MS, RN, FACHE, System Chief Nursing Officer, Cook County Health
Adeola Oduwole, MSc, VP, Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer at Lurie Children’s Hospital
Audra Davis, PsyD, Organizational Psychologist and Managing Partner at The Exeter Group
Fernando De Maio, PhD, Professor, Dept. of Sociology, DePaul University.
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