More seats at the federal table for health equity

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More seats at the federal table for health equity

Listen to Leslie Erdelack and Vabren Watts talk about the Biden inauguration, his picks for an incoming health team, and what is means for health equity.
January 22, 2021
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More seats at the federal table for health equity

This week, Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th President of the United States. With a new administration comes a new staff alongside new agendas.

Biden has already made history by appointing Rachel Levine, an openly transgender woman, as assistant secretary at HHS. Health Affairs’ Leslie Erdelack and Vabren Watts welcome the new administration with a discussion on what the Biden administration means for health equity and diversity at large. In addition, Vabren teases the announcement of Health Affairs new Health Equity Project.

Related Links:

  • Increases In Women’s Political Representation Associated With Reductions In Child Mortality In Brazil (Health Affairs)
  • Measuring Equity From The Start: Disparities In The Health Development Of US Kindergartners (Health Affairs)
  • Just How Diverse Is President Biden’s Prospective Cabinet? (Brookings)

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