Embracing Diversity In Healthcare: Improving Cancer Care For Diverse Communities
- Organizer: A/P/A Institute at NYU
- Venue: Robert F. Wagner School of Public Services
295 Lafayette Street, 2nd Floor Conference Room
New York , NY United States
The Wagner Health Network, in conjunction with the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU, Wagner Students of African Descent (SADA) and Wagner Association of Latin American Students (ALAS) present a panel discussion on Diversity and Disparities in Healthcare.
This panel will explore issues of diversity as it relates to health disparities and outcomes in diverse communities in New York City. The objective of the panel is to create a forum to discuss emerging health care issues in an academic setting and to discuss tools and resources available for students and new professionals to address concerns around health care quality, cultural competence and healthcare access issues.
The panel will feature:
Dr. Francesca Gany, Founder and Director Center for Immigrant Health
Dr. Neil Calman, President and CEO, The Institute for Urban Family Health
Anita Redrick McFarlane, MPH Partnership Program Manager, National Cancer Institute’s Cancer Information Service in New York
Dr. Henry Chung, Assistant Vice President for Student Health, New York University former Senior Director for Research and Strategic Management, Charles B. Wang Community Health Center
The event will be followed by a reception, wine and refreshments will be served.
Co-sponsored by: Co-sponsored by the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Students of African Descent, Alliance of Latino and Latin American Students, and Stern Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Association