The Young Lords: A Radical History of the Transformation of Health Care Delivery in NYC
in the 1960s

Presenters:

Johanna Fernández, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of History, Baruch College,
City University of New York (CUNY)

Balavenkatesh Kanna, MD, MPH, FACP, (Moderator), Chief Operating Officer, Patient Safety Officer,
New York City Health + Hospitals/Lincoln

Learning Objectives:

1. To examine and identify the root causes of medical discrimination and healthcare disparities in black and brown communities.  
2. To identify the public health strategies and campaigns of the Young Lords during the 1960s and their impact on public policy. 

3. To examine the social conditions and structural changes that made public health an integral struggle
of the civil rights and black power movements.

Date: Wednesday, September 9, 2020, 12:00PM – 1:00PM ET

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