Stanford Medicine's new Department of Health Policy held its inaugural departmental symposium on October 6, convening thought leaders and experts in medicine, law, economics and data science. Speakers discussed innovative policy work and scalable solutions for improving health equity. Panelists addressed how to reduce persistent health disparities from three angles: social determinants of health, technology and innovation, and access and affordability.
Discover the powerful role health policy can serve in ensuring the health of all people, not just a privileged few.
Keynote Speaker: Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, PhD, MD
Talk Title: Building Equity in the Research Enterprise
Editor in Chief, Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) and JAMA Network Professor of Epidemiology & Biostatistics and Medicine, University of California, San Francisco
Opening Remarks by Stanford Medicine Dean Lloyd Minor
Terrance Mayes, Associate Dean for Equity and Strategic Initiatives
Panel 1 — Social Policy: Strategies for Addressing Structural Determinants of Health
Alyce Adams, Stanford Medicine Innovation Professor, Professor of Epidemiology and Population Health, Professor of Health Policy
Jeremy Goldhaber-Fiebert, Professor of Health Policy
Gilbert Gonzales, Assistant Professor at the Center for Medicine, Health & Society at Vanderbilt University
Adrienne Sabety, Assistant Professor of Health Policy
Panel 2 — Technology: Optimizing Innovation for Health Impact and Equity
Moderator: Josh Salomon, Professor of Health Policy, Director of the Prevention Policy Modeling Lab
Joshua Makower, Boston Scientific Applied Biomedical Engineering Professor, Director of the Stanford Byers Center for Biodesign
Grant Miller, Henry J. Kaiser, Jr. Professor, Professor of Health Policy
Sherri Rose, Associate Professor of Health Policy, Co-Director of the Health Policy Data Science Lab
Panel 3 — Access & Affordability: How to Finance and Deliver Health Care Innovations Equitably
Moderator: Michelle Mello, Professor of Health Policy, Professor of Law
Nicole Dickelson Cooper, Senior Vice President at UnitedHealth Group
Stacie Dusetzina, Associate Professor of Health Policy at Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Maria Polyakova, Assistant Professor of Health Policy
Vindell Washington, Chief Clinical Officer of Verily Health Platforms and CEO of Onduo
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