In this Zoom conversation, we continued our ongoing discussion around racism in the United States and what we can do as individuals and as a health care community to address racial injustice and health inequities.

The discussion featured the following speakers who are focused on change at all levels to address health inequities and disparities:

  • Philip M. Brown, Jr., MD – NCMS President-Elect and Chief Physician Executive, New Hanover Regional Medical Center, Wilmington, NC;
  • Artina Dawkins, PhD, MPA, C-TAGME – Program Manager and Co-Director of Diversity & Inclusion, Orthopaedic Surgery, Wake Forest Baptist Health; ‎Founder and Program Manager, Kennedy Hopkins Scholars Mentor Program, Wake Forest Baptist Health;
  • Michaela Latham, BS, MPH – Population Health Manager, Karen L. Smith, MD, PA, Raeford, NC
  • Laura Okolie – Physician Assistant Student at Duke University, Durham, NC
  • Karen L. Smith, MD, FAAFP – Family Physician, Karen L. Smith, MD, PA, Raeford, NC