The Black Community and the COVID-19 Vaccine: Discussing the Justified Questions

Leadership of the Roundtable on Black Men and Black Women in Science, Engineering, and Medicine of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine recorded an informational video focused on addressing common questions and concerns around vaccine hesitation in the Black community, drawing from questions posed by members of the Roundtable.
Speakers:
• Cato Laurencin, MD, PhD, University Professor and Albert and Wilda Van Dusen Distinguished Endowed Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Connecticut; Chief Executive Officer of The Connecticut Convergence Institute at the University of Connecticut; Elected Member of the National Academy of Medicine; Elected Member of the National Academy of Engineering
• Hannah Valentine, MD, Professor of Medicine at Stanford University; First Chief Officer of Scientific Workforce Diversity at the National Institutes of Health; Elected Member of the National Academy of Medicine
• Cedric Bright, MD, Professor of Internal Medicine, Associate Dean for Admissions, and Interim Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion at the Brody School of Medicine
• Camara Phyllis Jones, MD, MPH, PhD, Past Fore Evelyn Green Davis Fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University; Past President of the American Public Health Association
• Clyde W. Yancy, MD, Magerstadt Professor of Medicine at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine; Chief of Cardiology Medicine at Northwestern Memorial Hospital; Elected Member of the National Academy of Medicine
For more information:
• Roundtable on Black Men and Black Women in Science, Engineering, and Medicine
• Conversations on COVID-19: Impacts on Communities of Color

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