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Religion, Race & Health Reconciliation

Dear Friends,

Faith communities are positioned to promote equitable care and support positive health behaviors among members.

A complex relationship exists between racially minoritized communities and the U.S. health care system. This stems from a history of biased care and unethical experimentation, for instance, the Tuskegee Syphilis Study (1932-1972.) African American patients were coerced into this study, not informed of their syphilis infection, and not given treatment.

Join our upcoming Conscientious Care Conversation Religion, Race, and Health Reconciliation: Can religious communities build trust in health care systems? on May 27, 2022, at 12:00pm ET. We will explore why some communities are hesitant to trust health care institutions and how we can all work to create more equitable, inclusive, and safe health care spaces.

Hear from expert panelists including:

  • Rev. David Hottinger, M.Div., BCC – Director of Spiritual Care, Presbyterian Healthcare Services
  • Daniel Leyva – Director of the Latino Religious Leadership Program, Latino Commission on AIDS
  • Angelo Moore, Ph.D., RN, NE-BC – Assistant Director of Community Outreach, Engagement, and Equity, Duke Cancer Institute

To join this conversation, register using this Zoom link.

Best regards,

Rev. Mark Fowler, CEO, Tanenbaum and The Health Care Team