Plenaries
The year 2020 has laid bare a growing number of issues of diversity and disparity in public health.  In the United States, communities of color are rocked disproportionately in health outcomes from COVID-19.  From her viewpoint on the frontline, Dr. Rodgers, Vice Chancellor of Interprofessional programs and the Director of the Rutgers University Urban Health and Wellness Institute, will explore the root causes in the context of long-standing history of disparities by race/ethnicity.…
Thursday, August 6, 2020, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm EDT
Since 2018, the Nexus Summit has been planned in part by a panel of “super” patients, who have substantial experience with the United States health care system. Through their long-term and varied experiences as recipients of care, they share keen observations about what works and doesn’t work, how they have been engaged and respected (or haven’t been), whether their care is coordinated, and if their health professionals are truly a team - one including them. Patients and advocates Ted Meyer and…
Thursday, August 13, 2020, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm EDT
Overview: The widespread impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has created a disruption across the globe in every community, industry, and facet of daily living. At the epicenter, healthcare delivery systems now realize a new normal of working together, delivering care in strained environments, and educating the next generation of healthcare providers.  Specifically, the effects of the pandemic on the clinical learning environment have had national and global implications. This panel will share the…
Thursday, August 20, 2020, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm EDT