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The AAWI HEALTH EQUITY FORUM - The Impact of COVID-19 on Mental Health in Boston
FRIDAY, MAY 6, 2022


Sherman Auditorium at Beth Israel | 4:00 - 6:30 PM




Mental health in Boston has been negatively impacted during COVID-19. Young adults in particular have suffered and need better access to available resources. Please join renown medical experts, policy makers and patient advocates in this critical AAWI-Feagin Health Equity Access Forum. The time for solutions is now.

Register today for our elevated Hybrid experience on Friday, May 6, 2022. The event promises to be an immersive and engaging discussion featuring a panel of healthcare leaders.



Can’t attend In Person? You can still watch the AAWI Health Equity Forum remotely!

Hosted by The Augustus A. White III Institute in collaboration with the Feagin Leadership Program

Featuring our Panel of Speakers The first AAWI-Feagin Health Equity Forum will bring key figures together to discuss the challenges faced for mental health care and access in the Boston area and beyond, with a focus on COVID-19 and how the pandemic has changed the landscape for mental health. A model for healthcare leadership will be presented, foundational to health equity work in any specialty. Dr. Augustus A. White will lead with an opening address, followed by a welcome message from BIDMC President Peter Healy, and a panelist discussion including the following esteemed guest speakers: Dr. Nkechi Conteh, Dr. Ariana Gianakos, Dr. Charmain Jackman, Akriti Bhambi, and Lashyra Nolen.

Join us In Person at the Sherman Auditorium at the Beth Israel Deaconess Center or watch the program online, your choice.

About 300 guests are expected to attend in person or virtually, including healthcare workers, healthcare leaders, as well as community leaders.

EVENT BEGINS at 4:00 PM