COVID-19 webinar: Health disparities in the COVID-19 pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately impacted some socioeconomic and demographic groups. This session explores some of these health disparities in terms of direct outcomes from SARS-CoV-2 infection, exacerbation of preexisting inequities in health care, and indirect effects due to societal changes during this time. Experts also discuss potential solutions to mitigate these disparities.

  • Moderator: Sharonne N. Hayes, M.D., director, Mayo Clinic Office of Diversity and Inclusion; professor of medicine
  • Featured expert: Mark L. Wieland, M.D., consultant, Division of Community Internal Medicine; associate professor of medicine
  • Featured expert: Rahma Warsame, M.D., senior associate consultant, Division of Hematology; assistant professor of medicine and oncology

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July 15, 2020

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