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Destination Health: Addressing Societal Trauma [from COVID-19]

Just as we know that childhood trauma leads to poor health outcomes later in life, experts are concerned about the long-term effects of COVID-19 as a type of societal trauma. In this panel conversation, we will explore how significant this risk is, and what steps we can take to mitigate the impact. Featuring opening remarks from Kaiser Permanente Chairman and CEO Greg Adams, the discussion will be moderated by KQED-FM (San Francisco NPR affiliate) news anchor Mina Kim and will include the following panelists:

  • Nadine Burke-Harris, MD, California Surgeon General and Trauma Expert
  • Rosny Daniel MD, Emergency Room Doctor, UC San Francisco and a COVID-19 survivor
  • Saru Jayaraman, President, One Fair Wage, Co-Founder of Restaurant Opportunities Centers United

This discussion is hosted by Kaiser Permanente and The Commonwealth Club of California, on identifying and mitigating societal trauma as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The virtual discussion, Destination Health: Addressing Societal Trauma, is free and will be heldtomorrow, Thursday, May 28 from 12:30pm – 1:30pm PT. You can register via this link.

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