Talks@12: Disparities & Bias in Global Health


Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 12:00pm to 1:00pm


Joseph B. Martin Conference Center, 77 Avenue Louis Pasteur

Lack of cultural humility and understanding of socioeconomic disparities among the medical community may contribute to inequitable health care outcomes. Paul Farmer shares his global experience and discusses whether a social medicine approach can lead to health care justice for all. 

Paul Farmer, MD, PhD 
Kolokotrones University Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine,
Harvard Medical School
Chair, Department of Global Health and Social Medicine,
Harvard Medical School
Chief, Division of Global Health Equity, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Co-founder, Partners in Health

Moderated by:

Joan Reede, MD, MPH, MS, MBA
Dean for Diversity and Community Partnership,
Harvard Medical School
Professor of Medicine,
Harvard Medical School
Professor, Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Assistant in Health Policy, 
Massachusetts General Hospital

See Talks@12 for more information. Watch a livestream of this event.