Creating Health Equity: Social Justice & The Social Determinants of Health

Health and Biomedical Sciences Summit Schedule
March 24, 2021


  • If you missed the keynote, it will be rebroadcast Tuesday, April 6 at 11:00 a.m. CST on MPR News.
  • The keynote speaker and lightning round presenter videos are now posted for those who registered for the event using the link provided to you in your confirmation email.
  • On-demand breakout session videos are here
 
8:15-8:30 a.m. CST

Welcome

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Keynote

Dr. Yusef Salaam, Entrepreneur, Author, Trainer & Leader

“Social Justice Within the Social Determinants of Health”, moderated by Angela Davis, Minnesota Public Radio Host of "MPR News with Angela Davis"

 

9:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. CST

Live “Lightning Round” Sessions

9:40 a.m. CST - Economic stability

MATT WOHLMAN, LAND O'LAKES

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10:00 a.m. cst - EDUCATION

SONDRA SAMUELS, NORTHSIDE ACHIEVEMENT ZONE

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10:30 A.M. CTS - "ISOLATION AND AGING - LESSONS POST PANDEMIC"

BRETT K. ANDERSON, ECUMEN

sun rising over field of purple flowersThe deadly effects of COVID-19 are clear and well reported in older adults. Many older adults have also suffered from severe social isolation as a result of measures to slow the spread of COVID-19. What effect has this had on older adults? What does this mean moving forward? Social Determinant: Social and Community Context.

10:50 a.m. cst - "FOSTER CARE REFORM: IMPROVING OUTCOMES FOR CHILDREN, FAMILIES, AND COMMUNITIES"

MARK GORDON, MITCHELL HAMLINE LAW SCHOOLS

small people icons on white floor connectingThis session will discuss the foster care system in Minnesota, the impact of the system on communities and families, and current efforts to reform the system in a way that could improve outcomes for children, families, and communities. Social Determinant: Neighborhood and Built Environment 

11:35 a.m. cst - "LANGUAGE ACCESS & PLANFUL COMMUNICATION DURING PATIENT-PROVIDER INTERACTIONS"

DOMINIC LEDESMA AND STEPHANIE SEVERS, UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN EXTENSION

stack of books, glasses, pens representing education social determinant of healthResearch on language barriers suggests that managing multilingual microscopic view of blue science representing health care social determinant of healthcommunication is a pressing challenge for many healthcare settings. This includes the need to develop more planful communication strategies between healthcare providers and patient populations that are dominant in a language other than English. This talk will focus on practical implications that improve provider-patient communication and interactions. Social Determinants: Health Care Access and Quality + Education Access and Quality

12:05 p.m. cst - cOMMUNITY AND SOCIAL CONTEXT

DARRELL THOMPSON, BOLDER OPTIONS

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12:25 P.M. CST - "ADDRESSING THE PANDEMIC WITHIN A PANDEMIC: NEW ISSUES AND NEW BEHAVIORAL HEALTH STRATEGIES"

RON MANDERSCHEID, PHD, AND PRESIDENT/CEO,  NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF COUNTY BEHAVIORAL HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITY DIRECTORS (NACBHD)

blue science microscopic view representing health care social determinant of healthCOVID-19 and its mitigation strategies have fostered both a behavioral health pandemic in the United State and new strategies for delivering care. This presentation will describe new developments in care delivery ranging from virtual care to population health interventions, together with promising work on rural communities currently underway.  Social Determinant: Health Care Access and Quality 

12:50-1:10 P.M. CST - Health care access and quality

NATHAN CHOMILO, M.D., ASSISTANT COMMISSIONER, MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

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1:00 p.m.

On-Demand Sessions

During these 15-minute video sessions, regional experts will share their research and practice recommendations related to specific social determinants of health. 

** Schedule and presenters subject to change

 


Special thanks to our sponsor, Mayo Clinic Health System, and to our steering and planning committees

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