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Learning and Using the Policymaking Process to Serve Minoritized Communities (On-Demand)
The purpose of this webinar is to document promising practices in care coordination for minoritized communities and to share key lessons to allow healthcare settings to better prepare for and respond to future pandemics. This session reviews the policymaking process and highlight how healthcare and public health organizations can engage with policy to improve health for minoritized and marginalized communities.
Learning Objectives
1. Generate questions to clarify health equity aspects of an issue and potential policy solutions
2. List examples of emerging policy innovations and where to find them
3. Describe the policymaking process and some of its equity dimensions
Kimberly Ramseur, JD, MPH
Kimberly Ramseur is an experienced health policy and equity professional with a demonstrated history of providing solutions to access to care problems through advocacy and education. Before AMA, Kimberly worked for various healthcare-related organizations, fervently learning to view healthcare and access to care issues through several lenses. She served as a member of the policy and advocacy team at the Hemophilia Federation of America, where she assessed the impact of state and federal legislation on people living with rare bleeding disorders, served as the health equity lead and developed the Bleeding Disorders Health Disparities Council. She also assisted with policy and advocacy efforts during her time with the Medical Association of Georgia. Kimberly holds a Juris Doctor from North Carolina Central University School of Law, a Master of Public Health from Georgia State University School of Public Health, and a bachelor’s degree in political science from Howard University.

William Jordan, MD, MPH
In 2021, Dr. William Jordan joined the AMA as Health Equity Policy Director. He is a family and preventive medicine doctor based in New York City. Most recently, he served as Assistant Commissioner for the Bureau of Alcohol and Drug Use Prevention, Care, and Treatment and during COVID-19 as a Clinical Operations Section Chief at the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. His past roles have included Co-Director of Medical Student Education and founding Director of the Preventive Medicine Residency in the Department of Family and Social Medicine at Montefiore-Einstein, a founding organizer of the NYDocs coalition, Board Chair of the National Physicians Alliance, and Co-Chair of the Policy and Legislative Committee of the Public Health Association of New York City.

Moderator: Sarafina Cooper, MPH, CHES
Availability: On-Demand
Cost: FREE
Credit Offered:
0.5 CME Credit

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