Moving the Needle - Health Equity Summit
The Health Equity Summit brings together health care leaders, policymakers, social justice advocates and community leaders to review our progress in advancing health equity initiatives since the inaugural summit in 2007; examine challenges encountered in efforts to advance health equity; and explore how we might move our efforts forward in the future within the context of health care reform.
Jeffrey Brenner, M.D.
Executive Director/Medical Director, Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers
MacArthur Genius Award Winner
David Satcher, M.D., Ph.D.
Former Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
16th Surgeon General of the United States
Founder, Satcher Health Leadership Institute
Emily Whelan Parento, JD, LLM
Executive Director, Office of Health Policy
Commonwealth of Kentucky
System Vice President
Chief Learning Officer
*3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 credits™ for physicians available. Approved by the Kentucky Board of Nursing for 2.0 contact hours.
“Achieving health equity requires valuing everyone equally with focused and ongoing societal efforts to address avoidable inequalities, historical and contemporary injustices, and the elimination of health and health care disparities.”
– Healthy People 2020