Video December 2, 2022

Emergency Health Workforce Policies to Address COVID-19: Social Mission in Health Professions Schools

Students and faculty discuss public health principles in COVID-19, students mobilizing in a crisis, and health equity in the pandemic.

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Lawrence Deyton, MSPH, MD, of the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences discusses the clinical public health curriculum work at GW and how these principles are being deployed in response to COVID-19.

David Edelman, MD, of Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons provides a student’s perspective, noting especially how interprofessional students can build on existing structures and relationships to mobilize in a crisis.

Veronica Thierry Mallett, MD, MMM, of Meharry Medical College shares community strategies and approaches Meharry has undertaken to improve health equity during the pandemic and future recommendations for health care providers and policy makers.

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