An expert panel will address: historical inequities in Southern Maryland healthcare, implicit bias in healthcare delivery, systemic and environmental impact on health outcomes, and lack of trust in healthcare. Panelists include:
Dr. Meenakshi Brewster – Public Health Officer – St. Mary’s County
Shellnice M. Hudson, RN – Director of Quality Assurance, Charlotte Hall Veterans Home
Dr. Laurence Polsky – Public Health Officer – Calvert County
Cheri C. Wilson – Johns Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions
Followed by small group discussions online
Brought to you by Middleham and St.Peter’s Parish with The Big Conversation Partnership for Dismantling Racism in Southern Md including: All Saints Episcopal Church, Calvert County Public Schools, CalvertHealth, Calvert Library, Calvert NAACP, Community Mediation Centers of Calvert, Charles and St. Mary’s Counties, Charles County NAACP, Concerned Black Women of Calvert Co, Emmanuel SDA Church – St. Leonard, Patuxent Quaker Friends, St. Mary’s NAACP, St. Mary’s Co. Public Schools, and the Remnant Center of Excellence, Inc.