4329.0 P. Ellen Parsons Memorial Session

Tuesday, October 30, 2012: 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Innovative leaders based in the San Francisco Bay Area will describe their groundbreaking work to overcome health inequities. These projects mobilize low-income communities of color and women and discover new ways for accessing health services coverage and care. Dr. Alex Briscoe, Director of the Alameda County Health Care System; Tangerine Brigham, Director of Healthy San Francisco; and Trust Women Week's co-founder Dr. Sophia Yen will address issues of national significance through local experiences.
Session Objectives: Identify a unique feature of each project. Describe education and mobilization in low-income communities of color. Explain the relations of the issues confronted in the San Francisco Bay area to national ones.
Ellen R. Shaffer, PhD MPH
Ellen R. Shaffer, PhD MPH


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Organized by: Medical Care
Endorsed by: Socialist Caucus, Spirit of 1848 Caucus, Women's Caucus

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)

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