Minority Health Policy Annual Meeting and Reede Scholars Symposium

Wednesday, May 8 - Friday, May 10, 2019

2019 Leadership and Faculty Development Program Conference and Minority Health Policy Annual Meeting

Thursday, May 9th | 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Location: Rotunda | Joseph B. Martin Conference Center | 77 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston, MA

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9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Minority Health Policy Annual Meeting

9:00 AM  Registration 

9:30 – 9:40  Opening Welcome Remarks
Joan Y. Reede, MD, MPH, MS, MBA
Dean for Diversity and Community Partnership
Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Associate Professor of Society Human Development and Health
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

9:40 – 10:55  Faculty Fellow Research Presentations

Commentator: Cheryl R. Clark, MD, ScD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Director, Health Equity Research & Intervention, Center for Community Health and Health Equity Hospitalist, Hospital Medicine Unit, Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

“Using Whole Genome Sequencing to Find Non Coding Region Mutations Responsible for Very Early Onset Psychosis”
Catherine A. Brownstein, MPH, PhD
Faculty Fellow, Harvard Medical School Office for Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership; Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School, Department of Pediatrics, Boston Children’s Hospital

“Do Hospital Penalties Improve Health Equity? Impact of the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program on Minority Populations and the Hospitals that Serve Them”
Jose F. Figueroa, MD, MPH
Faculty Fellow, Harvard Medical School Office for Diversity Inclusion and Community partnership; Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

“Anticonvulsant Drug Safety in the Elderly Medicare Population: Current Patterns of Drug Prescriptions and Adverse Effects”
Lidia Moura, MD, MPH
Faculty Fellow, Harvard Medical School Office for Diversity Inclusion and Community partnership; Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School, Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital; Director, MGH NeuroValue Lab, Massachusetts General Hospital; Director, Data Coordinating Center, Epilepsy Learning Healthcare System, PCORNet & Epilepsy Foundation

“Structure-Function Analysis of Translation Initiation Using CRISPR/Cas9 in the Human Parasite Leishmania”
Mélissa Léger-Abraham, PhD
Harvard Catalyst Program for Faculty Development and Diversity Inclusion; Lecturer, Harvard Medical School, Department of Microbiology

Commentator: TBA

10:35 – 11:05  Break

11:05 – 12:20  Practicum Presentations

Moderator:  Laurie Zephyrin MD, MPH, MBA
Vice President Health Care Delivery System Reform
The Commonwealth Fund

“Public Charge: A Threat to Public Health”
Nusheen Ameenuddin, MD, MPH
Commonwealth Fund Fellow in Minority Health Policy at Harvard University

“Exploring Behavioral Health Inequities Among Latino Populations for
Potential Health Reform in Los Angeles County” 
Daniel Gonzalez, MD
Commonwealth Fund Fellow in Minority Health Policy at Harvard University

“Variation in Access to Buprenorphine and Methadone Treatment by Racial, Ethnic and Income Characteristics of Residential Social Areas in Camden County, New Jersey”
Shantel Hebert-Magee, MD
Commonwealth Fund Fellow in Minority Health Policy at Harvard University

“Does the Implementation of Medicare Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs)
Reduce Healthcare Disparities Among Patients Treated for Spinal Fractures?”
Shaina Lipa MD
Commonwealth Fund Fellow in Minority Health Policy at Harvard University

Commentator:  Laurie Zephyrin MD, MPH, MBA

12:20   Closing Remarks
Joan Y. Reede, MD, MPH, MS, MBA



1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

The Reede Scholars Inc. 10th Anniversary Celebration & Annual Health Equity Symposium

"Digital Health & Equity"

Digital technologies have transformed how people globally communicate, socialize, learn, work, and increasingly intersect with the healthcare system. From Health Information Technologies (HIT), to wireless gateways and connectivity, biosensors and wearable personal technology, to precision medicine, mHealth, and Artificial Intelligence (AI), these are just a few of the ways 21st century technologies are making our lives better, moving health care toward a patient-centric model. Providers and stakeholders are using digital health to reduce inefficiencies, improve access, reduce cost, and increase quality. Patients and consumers can use digital health to better manage and track their health and wellness related activities. During our Annual Health Equity Symposium, panelists will share how innovative digital tools can improve health, health care, and a rapidly changing healthcare system. Additionally, we will elaborate ways in which providers, payers, and policymakers engage individuals, families, and communities to maximize opportunities to close disparity gaps and influence health equity with digital health technologies. 

There are four learning objectives for participants:
(1) Understand their role in leveraging digital health technologies to eliminate disparities.
(2) Identify cultural, environmental, and social issues that must be addressed in an era of digital health.
(3) Define opportunities and challenges for policy implementation.
(4) Articulate areas for study and research exploring the use of digital technologies to close disparity gaps and influence health equity.

1:00 – 1:10 Opening Welcome Remarks

Phillip Woods, DDS, MPH, Reede Scholars ‘02
Captain, US Public Health Service, Dental Specialist/Instructor,
Dept. of Oral Health Promotion, Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium,
Anchorage, AK

1:10 – 2:10 Luncheon Keynote

Jonathan Woodson, MD
Director, Institute for Health System Innovation & Policy, Boston University


2:10 – 2:20 Break

2:20 –5:00 10th Annual Health Equity Symposium
“Digital Health: Advancing Health Equity”

Moderator: Tamarah Duperval-Brownlee, MD, MPH, MBA, Reede Scholars ‘00
Senior Vice President, Chief Community Impact Officer, Ascension

Panelists: Jonathan Woodson, MD

Rhea Boyd, MD, MPH, Reede Scholars ‘17
Pediatrician and Child & Community Health Advocate,
Palo AltoMedical Foundation; Director of Equity and Justice,
The California Children's Trust; Chief Medical Officer, San Diego 211

Sally Ann Frank, BS, MS, MBA
Healthcare IoT Advisor Microsoft’s Global Black Belt team

Wilson Wang, MD, MPH, MPA, Reede Scholars ’04
Walking Doctors Inc., Founders & CEO
Pediatric Emergency Department, NYC H&H-Metropolitan
Adjunct Faculty NYU College of Global Public health

 

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Event Date: 
Thursday, May 9, 2019 - 9:00am to 5:00pm