Month: February 2019

Antibiotic Resistance and One Health in Africa: Challenges and Solutions

A SIDR Speaker Series event with Dr. Sabiha Yusuf Essack  On behalf of Professor Kevin Outterson, the Institute for Health System Innovation & Policy (IHSIP) invites you to the March 2019 SIDR Speaker Series event, “Antibiotic Resistance and One Health in Africa: Challenges and Solution” featuring Dr. Sabiha Yusuf Essack. About Sabiha Yusuf Essack Sabiha […]

Social Determinants of Health: Leveraging Root Cause, Intersections, Interventions

March 2019’s Nexus Series event, with Dr. Thea James On Wednesday, March 27, Dr. Thea James presented her work with the Boston Medical Center to create innovative, upstream solutions to health disparities. The full talk and discussion are available below.   Speaker Thea James, MD, is Vice President of Mission and Associate Chief Medical Officer at […]

Health Systems Innovation: Making it Happen

Nexus Series Round Table – Moderated by Prof. Jayakanth Srinivasan Moderator Jayakanth “JK” Srinivasan, PhD is a Research Associate Professor at Boston University’s Questrom School of Business, and a Fellow at the Institute for Health System Innovation and Policy. Prior to joining BU, he led a research team at MIT working with the Army to […]

How the U.S. Military Has Minimized Racial Health Care Disparities

Report From Penn’s 2019 Martin Luther King Health Equity Symposium By Hoag Levins Originally published by the LDI Health Economist Jonathan Woodson, MD (above), the former top medical official in the U.S. Department of Defense, was the keynote speaker at the 2019 Martin Luther King, Jr., Health Equity Symposium presented by the University of Pennsylvania’s […]