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Advisory Committee on Minority Health Agenda, May 12 through May 13, 2009

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON MINORITY HEALTH

MEETING AGENDA

Doubletree Hotel
1515 Rhode Island Avenue, N.W. ,
Washington , D.C. 20005

May 12 through May 13, 2009

 

Day One - Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Event Time Event Title
9:00 a.m.

Call to Order
Welcome, Introductions, and Remarks
Rubens J. Pamies, M.D., FACP
Chairperson, HHS Advisory Committee on Minority Health

9:30 a.m.

OMH Updates
Garth Graham, M.D., M.P.H.
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Minority Health
Department of Health and Human Services

10:00 a.m.

Comparative Effectiveness Research
Carolyn Clancy, M.D.
Director
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Department of Health and Human Services

10:30 a.m. Questions and Answers (Committee Members Only)
10:45 a.m. Break
11:00 a.m.

Equal, Full Coverage Is A Precondition for Health Equity
Steffie Woolhandler, M.D., MPH
Associate Professor of Medicine and
Co-Director, General Internal Medicine Fellowship Program,
Harvard Medical School

11:30 a.m.

Questions and Answers (Committee Members Only)

11:45 a.m.

Social Determinants and Health
Brian Smedley, Ph.D.
Vice President and Director of
Health Policy Institute
Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies

12:15 p.m.

Questions and Answers (Committee Members Only)

12:30 p.m. Lunch
1:30 p.m. One Size Does Not Fit All: Supporting Improved Health Outcomes Through Integrated Systems for Effective Communication, Culture Competence, and Patient-Centered Care
Amy Wilson-Stronks, MPP, CPHQ
Project Director, Health Disparities, Principal Investigator, Hospitals, Language, and Culture Study, Division of Standards & Survey Methods
The Joint Commission
2:00 p.m.

Questions and Answers (Committee Members Only)

2:15 p.m. Public Comment
2:45 p.m.

Committee Business
Rubens J. Pamies, M.D., FACP

3:00 p.m.

Committee Breakout Sessions
Group A – Health Care Access

Group B -- The Role of Culture in Health Outcomes

Group C – Social Determinants

4:45 p.m. Reconvene Committee Business
5:00 p.m. Adjourn

 

Day Two - Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Event Time Event Title
9:00 a.m.

Call to Order and Remarks
Rubens J. Pamies, M.D., FACP
Chairperson, HHS Advisory Committee on Minority Health

9:15 a.m.

Committee Breakout Sessions
Group A – Health Care Access

Group B -- The Role of Culture in Health Outcomes

Group C – Social Determinants

11:15 a.m. Committee Summary of Breakout Sessions
12:00 p.m. Public Comment
12:30 p.m.

Wrap up – next steps, next meeting
Rubens J. Pamies, M.D., FACP

12:45 p.m.

Closing Remarks
Garth Graham, M.D., M.P.H.
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Minority Health

1:00 p.m. Adjourn



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