In this webinar interdisciplinary speakers will discuss the impact of the pandemic upon diverse vulnerable populations, including Black/African Americans, Latinx and Native American communities, people with disabilities, immigrants, people who are incarcerated, older adults, nursing home residents, and people who suffer from homelessness. The central role of palliative care across all systems will be addressed and a trauma-informed perspective in working with those affected by the pandemic, as well as the critical importance of workforce education and training.
The moderator for this event will be Heather A. Hatcher, Esq., MPH, Member, New York City Bar Association Health Law and Science and Law Committees.
The presenters include:
- Mary Beth Morrissey, Esq., PhD, MPH, NYSBA HLS Public Health Law Committee Co-Chair, Member, New York City Bar Association Immigration and Nationality Committee and Immediate Past Chair, Bioethical Issues Committee, FLGEC, and Collaborative for Palliative Care
- Christopher Comfort, MD, Calvary Hospital, Collaborative for Palliative Care
- Thomas Caprio, MD, University of Rochester, FLGEC
- Geoff-Kagan Trenchard, Esq., NYC Anti-Violence Project, Former member, New York City Bar Association Immigration and Nationality Law Committee