[AHSC Memo] Diversity Seminar Explores Population Health, September 9 at Noon

From Person to Place and Beyond: Achieving Equity through Population Health

From Person to Place and Beyond: Achieving Equity through Population Health

Dr. Winston Wong, Medical Director, Community Benefit, Kaiser Permanente

Join Dr. Winston Wong as he explores Population Health, a priority area for AHSC, and what it means to providers today.

Tuesday, September 9, 2014
Noon - 1:00pm
DuVal Auditorium

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion is committed to fostering diversity and inclusion in health care and the Diversity Seminar Series provides resources and insight into diverse issues in access to and the delivery of health care.

Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP at http://forms.diversity.medicine.arizona.edu/seminar.

Dr. Wong serves as Medical Director, Community Benefit, Kaiser Permanente, and is responsible for the organization’s partnerships with communities and institutions in advancing population management and evidence based medicine, with a particular emphasis on safety net providers and the elimination of health disparities.   As an officer of the Commissioned Corp of the U.S. Public Health Service from 1993 - 2003, Dr. Wong was awarded the Outstanding Service Medal.  Wong currently serves on a number of national advisory committees, including those sponsored by the National Quality Forum, CMS, and the Institute of Medicine addressing issues of access and quality for diverse populations, most recently as a member of the IOM Committee on the Integration of Primary Care and Public Health.  In 2013, Dr. Wong was appointed to the Institute of Medicine’s Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice. He is also a Board member of the California Endowment, the Essential Hospitals Institute, and the School Based Health Alliance.  Bilingual in Cantonese and Toisan dialects, and a graduate of UC Berkeley and the UC San Francisco School of Medicine, Dr. Wong continues a small practice in Family Medicine at Asian Health Services, a federally qualified health center based in Oakland, where he previously served as Medical Director. Dr. Wong was featured as a “Face of Public Health” in the May 2010 issue of the American Journal of Public Health.

College of Medicine, Office of Diversity & Inclusion, (520) 621-0235
 
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