Wed, 14 Apr|
Medicine, Me & My Community
An Online Event exploring the role of black doctors and medical students as healthcare advocates in their communities.
Time & Location
14 Apr 2021, 18:00 – 19:30
About The Event
Is there pressure to be a health advocate for your community as a black healthcare professional?
Join us for our online event exploring the role of black doctors and medical students as healthcare advocates in their communities. We will be discussing the rising use of social media for health promotion, black African and Caribbean communities and the NHS and navigating health advocacy within your communities.
We will be joined by an esteemed panel of speakers. Our confirmed panellists include:
Dr Bola Owolabi - NHS England Director of Health Inequalities & General Practitioner
Jessica Katanga - Final Year Medical Student, Youtuber, Aspiring Neurologist and Healthcare Leader
Mr Carlon Fitzpatrick - Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon, NHS Clinical Entrepreneur
Dr Brighton Chireka - International Health Consultant & General Practitioner
Georgia Webster - Health Inequalities Researcher & Medical Student