To register for this virtual event, visit nyfed.org/apr7event.
On April 7, 2021, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, in association with The International Society for Urban Health, is sponsoring an event on the social determinants of health, with a focus on health equity issues.
The COVID-19 crisis has revealed racial and economic disparities in baseline health, access to quality healthcare, and health outcomes in the U.S. and internationally. For example, Johns Hopkins University of Medicine reports that while Black Americans represent only about 13% of the population in the states reporting racial/ethnic information of people who have died of COVID-19, they account for about 34% of total COVID-19 deaths in those states.
During this event, a panel moderated by Dr. Jo Ivey BouffordView more