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Release Date: June 2, 2016 at 2:00 PM EST
This course should take approximately 60 minutes to complete.
At this time no CME or CE credit will be offered for this course. Currently, only Certificates of Participation will be offered for the course Paying for Quality: What is the Impact on Health Equity.
Daniel Dawes, JD
Attorney Daniel E. Dawes is a nationally recognized leader in the health equity movement and has led numerous efforts to address health policy issues impacting vulnerable, underserved, and marginalized populations. He is a health care attorney and administrator, and serves as the executive director of government affairs and health policy at Morehouse School of Medicine. He is also a lecturer of health law and policy at the Satcher Health Leadership Institute.
Dawes was instrumental in shaping the Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare) and founded and chaired the largest advocacy group, the National Working Group on Health Disparities and Health Reform, focused on developing comprehensive, inclusive and meaningful legislation to reform the health care system and address the disparities in health care and health status among racial and ethnic minorities, people with disabilities, women, children, LGBT individuals, and other vulnerable groups in the United States. He is the co-founder of the Health Equity Leadership and Exchange Network (HELEN), which is a national network of health equity champions in virtually every state and territory.
Dawes often lectures and presents on health law and policy while serving simultaneously on several boards, commissions, and councils focused on health equity and health reform. He is an advisor to international, national, regional, state and municipal policymakers, as well as think tanks, associations, foundations, corporations, and nonprofit organizations.
Marshall Chin, MD, MPH
Marshall Chin, MD, MPH, is a general internist with extensive experience improving the care of vulnerable patients with chronic disease. He has worked to advance diabetes care and outcomes on the South Side through health care system and community interventions. He also leads initiatives to improve health strategies at a national level, as director of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Finding Answers: Disparities Research for Change National Program Office.
An active researcher, Dr. Chin investigates how to improve diabetes outcomes in real-world settings. He has served on several National Institutes of Health (NIH) committees dedicated to finding optimal treatments for patients of varying ages and advancing educational efforts in diabetes care.
In addition to his clinical and research roles, Dr. Chin is a teacher and mentor, committed to providing opportunities for trainees including promising students from ethnic or racial minority groups, and people from low-income communities. As co-director of the Summer Program in Outcomes Research Training (SPORT), Dr. Chin educates faculty, fellows and MD/PhD students about outcomes research methods — to better understand and improve quality of care.
Dr. Chin serves on the editorial board of Health Services Research and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Aligning Forces for Quality National Advisory Committee. An expert in health care disparities in medicine, he frequently is invited to present his work at national conferences and serve on policy committees.
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Funding disclosure statement - The project described was supported by the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) Grant Number U54MD008173, a component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of NIMHD or NIH.