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Network Commons: Tackling Neighborhood Poverty to Improve Children’s Health: What role can doctors play in driving community investment?
Network Commons is a live hour-long online discussion series on cross-sector strategies to improve neighborhood health and well-being.

If ZIP code is more important than genetic code in determining one's health and opportunities, how can doctors play a role in creating healthier and more opportunity-rich environments for all children? Join us to hear from physicians and healthcare leaders who are driving positive change at their hospitals and in the communities where their patients live, learn, and play.

Panelists from Boston Medical Center, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Cincinnati, and Nationwide Children’s Hospital will discuss the important roles they and their hospital partners played in guiding and accelerating neighborhood investments that support the health of local children and families.

The discussion will build on a recent peer-reviewed article summarizing the field of community development investment that explores the role of physicians and hospitals in advising, collaborating, and partnering with community developers to accelerate and maximize the impact of billions of investment dollars to support healthier neighborhoods where all children can thrive.

Moderator: Douglas P. Jutte, MD, MPH - Executive Director, Build Healthy Places Network

Megan Sandel, MD - Boston University, Associate Professor of Pediatrics in the School of Medicine and Environmental Health at the School of Public Health

Kierra Barnett, PhD, MPH - Nationwide Children’s Hospital/Ohio State University: Research Scientist at the Center for Child Health Equity and Outcomes Research,

Tyra Bryant-Stevens, MD - Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP): Medical Director of the Community Asthma Prevention Program; Chief Health Equity Officer of the Center for Health Equity at CHOP

Andrew Beck, MD, MPH - Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

Nov 1, 2022 12:00 PM in Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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