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The State of Racial Disparities and Inequities in Healthcare

  • Mon, December 07, 2020
  • 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Webinar

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Good health should not be a luxury.  Come learn how social and economic factors drive health outcomes, and the impacts on racial inequity in our current society.

About this Event

In recent years, there has been growing evidence and research to indicate that social factors including income level, education level, ethnicity and gender drive health outcomes. Net Impact Chicago will host a panel to educate around the mechanisms involved in health disparities and what concrete solutions organizations are taking to help improve the health of the individual and broader populations. Come join our panel to learn more and ask questions around this important topic.

Online event link to be sent out closer to the event date to those that RSVP via Eventbrite!

Our speakers

  • Shannon Russell (Slalom) - Shannon is a consultant at Slalom with deep knowledge of the healthcare industry including policy, health system delivery, hospital operations, and classification systems. She has her Master's degree in Health Administration and BS in Health Information Management from Saint Louis University and her professional interests include health care strategy, operations, and policy with experience spanning academic medical centers, provider systems, insurance, pharmaceuticals, and nonprofits.
  • Monica Rodriguez (Northwestern) - Ms. Rodriguez has been leading the recruitment initiatives for the All of Us Research Program at Northwestern since 2018 as the Director of Communications and Engagement. Serving as the Communications and Engagement Lead for the Illinois Precision Medicine Consortium, she serves on various National Institutes of Health committees and furthers the mission of the program by building sustainable partnerships within communities.
  • Jenna Sieracki (Northwestern) - Ms. Sieracki joined the All of Us Research Program in July 2018 and now serves as a research study coordinator senior for various levels of staff and projects aimed toward communications and engagement at multiple levels, including municipal, state and federal. Prior to relocating to Chicago, Illinois, she resided in Anchorage, Alaska and supported health and wellness nonprofit organizations focused on serving underprivileged individuals of all ages, primarily in rural areas.

Our moderator: 

Ben Hwang (Net Impact Chicago) - Ben Hwang is a management consultant at Slalom with over +10 years of experience working with S&P 100 companies, emerging start-ups, and non-profits working collaboratively with clients to solve for complex business challenges and create tactical solutions to fit each client’s needs. Ben is passionate about the healthcare industry and its impact to consumers, communities, and the country while also interested in driving conversations around sustainability, conscious capitalism, and corporate social responsibility.

Please RSVP here on Eventbrite!

Access to our webinar link (platform to be determined) will be sent out the day prior to the event.

No charge to attend. We look forward to seeing you all there!

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