2019 State of Health Equity at CDC Forum SPWC4175

Building Equity and Community Resilience in Public Health Emergencies

Office of Minority Health and Health Equity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Thursday, January 31, 2019, 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

CDC Roybal Campus, Building 19, Auditorium A

Goal: To apply a health equity lens to public health emergency preparedness, response and recovery activities through deliberate communications and interdisciplinary partnerships.

Objectives

At the conclusion of the session, the participant will be able to:

  1. Describe how existing health disparities and social and economic conditions may put populations at increased vulnerability during a public health emergency.
  2. Describe at least two barriers to addressing disparities and vulnerabilities in public health emergencies.
  3. Describe at least two ways in which at-risk/vulnerable populations have successfully addressed previous public health emergencies.
  4. Discuss two ways communities are reducing social, economic, and health disparities to address the needs of at-risk/vulnerable populations in public health emergencies.
  5. Identify two approaches by interdisciplinary teams that may be effective in advancing equity in community resilience for public health emergencies.
Program Agenda
Program Agenda
Time Subject
8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Registration
8:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. Welcome

Forum Moderator:
Craig S. Wilkins, MPH (CAPT, USPHS) Senior Advisor, Office of Minority Health and Health Equity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Speaker:
Leandris C. Liburd, PhD, MPH, MA Director, Office of Minority Health and Health Equity, CDC

Stephen C. Redd, MD (RADM, USPHS) Deputy Director for Public Health Service and Implementation Science and Director, Center for Preparedness and Response, CDC

8:45 a.m. – 9:10 a.m. Presentation 1 – Preparing and Responding to Emergencies Through a Health Equity Lens

Speaker:
Amy Wolkin, DrPH, MSPH Senior Advisor for At-Risk Populations, Center for Preparedness and Response, CDC

Q & A

9:10 a.m. – 9:35 a.m. Presentation 2 – CDC/ATSDR’s Social Vulnerability Index (SVI): Incorporating Social Vulnerability in   Disaster Management Planning

Speaker:
Patrick Breysse, PhD, CIH Director, National Center for Environmental Health and Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, CDC

Q & A

9:35 a.m. – 10:35 a.m. Panel 1 – Notes from the Field: Addressing Disparities and Vulnerabilities in Public Health Emergencies

Speakers:
Mitch Stripling, MPA Assistant Commissioner, Agency Preparedness and Response, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Rafael Rodríguez Mercado, MD, FAANS, FACS Secretary of Health, Puerto Rico Department of Public Health

Discussant:
Renée Funk, DVM, MPH&TM, MBA, DACVPM (CAPT, USPHS) Associate Director for Emergency Management, National Center for Environmental Health and Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, CDC

 Q & A

10:35 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Break
10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Panel 2 – Taking Action: Advancing Equity in Community Resilience for Public Health Emergencies

Speakers:
Daniel Dodgen, PhD Senior Advisor for Strategy, Policy, Plans and Requirements, Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR)
Sachiko A. Kuwabara, PhD, MA Director, Office of Risk Management and Operational Integrity, Division of Emergency Operations, Center for Preparedness and Response, CDC

Discussant:
Julio Dicent Taillepierre, MS Team Lead, Initiatives and Partnerships, Office of Minority Health and Health Equity, CDC

Q & A

11:45 a.m. – 12:25 p.m. Synthesis Panel

Speakers:
Patrick Breysse, PhD, CIH Director, National Center for Environmental Health, CDC
Mitch Stripling, MPA Assistant Commissioner, Agency Preparedness and Response, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Rafael Rodríguez Mercado, MD, FAANS, FACS  Secretary of Health, Puerto Rico Department of Public Health
Daniel Dodgen, PhD Senior Advisor for Strategy, Policy, Plans and Requirements, Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR)
Sachiko A. Kuwabara, PhD, MA Director, Office of Risk Management and Operational Integrity, Division of Emergency Operations, Center for Preparedness and Response, CDC

Discussant:
Amy Wolkin, DrPH, MSPH Senior Advisor for At-Risk Populations, Center for Preparedness and Response, CDC

 Q & A

12:25 p.m. – 12:30 p.m. Closing Remarks

Speaker:
Leandris Liburd, PhD, MPH, MA Director, Office of Minority Health and Health Equity, CDC

Accreditation statements

CME:  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CNE:  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited as a provider of Continuing Nursing Education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This activity provides 3.5 contact hours.

CEU: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is authorized by IACET to offer 0.4 CEU’s for this program.

CECH: Sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES®) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES®) to receive up to 3.5 total Category I continuing education contact hours. Maximum advanced level continuing education contact hours available are 0. CDC provider number 98614.

For Certified Public Health Professionals (CPH)

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is a pre-approved provider of Certified in Public Health (CPH) recertification credits and is authorized to offer 4 CPH recertification credits for this program.

DISCLOSURE:  In compliance with continuing education requirements, all presenters must disclose any financial or other associations with the manufacturers of commercial products, suppliers of commercial services, or commercial supporters as well as any use of unlabeled product(s) or product(s) under investigational use.

CDC, our planners, presenters, and their spouses/partners wish to disclose they have no financial interests or other relationships with the manufacturers of commercial products, suppliers of commercial services, or commercial supporters. Planners have reviewed content to ensure there is no bias.

Planning committee reviewed content to ensure there is no bias.

Content will not include any discussion of the unlabeled use of a product or a product under investigational use.

CDC did not accept any commercial support for this continuing education activity.

Instructions for Obtaining Continuing Education (CE)

In order to receive continuing education (CE) for the SPWC4175 – 2019 State of Health Equity at CDC Forum please visit TCEO and follow these 9 Simple Steps before March 4, 2019.

Complete the activity

Complete the Evaluation

Pass the posttest at 80%

FEES:  There are no fees for CE.

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