The Intersection of Public Health & Physician Activism
The public health challenges in Baltimore are mirrored in other urban centers, including Cleveland. Baltimore lags behind the rest of Maryland when it comes to infant mortality, birth weight, and prenatal care.
These figures are especially shocking given that Baltimore is home to Johns Hopkins Hospital, an institution lauded as providing some of the best medical care in the world, created with the express interest of serving neighborhoods in need by encouraging physician activism.
What can Cleveland learn from Baltimore? Join us for a conversation with Dr. Wen as she shares lessons from the intersection of public health and physician activism.
Leana S. Wen, M.D., MSc., FAAEM, Commissioner of Health, City of Baltimore