#6 Reducing Disparities in Health Care
Structural inequities and barriers to health care existed prior to COVID-19. But the pandemic has put a spotlight on the problem, which has also recently become the focus of advocacy efforts nationwide. In this episode, Movement is Life Chair Mary O’Connor, MD, FAAOS, explains how public policy and individual surgeons together can strengthen community-based programs to ultimately help narrow the health equity gap.
Kristen Coultas, AAOS Advocacy Communications Director and Shreyasi Deb, PhD, MBA, AAOS Senior Director of Health Policy