We will explore:
• How racism impacts health
• U.S. racial disparities emerging during the COVID-19 pandemic and disproportionate police violence, within a broader history of American racism
• And, why protest is a profound public health intervention
Rhea Boyd MD, MPH is a pediatrician, public health advocate, scholar, Director of Equity and Justice for The California Children's Trust and Chief Medical Officer of San Diego 211. Dr. Boyd writes and teaches on the relationship between structural racism, inequity and health.
This event is made possible through the CA Reducing Disparities Project, through the Office of Health Equity, CA Dept. of Public Health, with funding from the CA Mental Health Services Act, Prop. 63.