July 20 NCMGMA-NCMSF Free Webinar: Health Equity in Context

July Lunch & Learn Webinar
Health Equity in Context

Tuesday, July 20, 2021 | 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EDT | Zoom

This presentation provides a foundational overview and educational outlook of the principles of health equity, health inequities, health disparities, and drivers and determinants of health. The historic and contemporary context of these issues and barriers help to shape much-needed discussions and conversations on eliminating barriers, sharing resources, and building trust.

Webinar Speaker

Cornell P. Wright, MPA
Executive Director
DHHS Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities

Cornell P. Wright, MPA, serves as the Executive Director of the DHHS Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities. He is a subject-matter expert around the areas of health equity and disparities, minority health, and community engagement.

Wright, an active member in the health community, serves various groups, organizations, and boards including the Patient-Centered Outcome Research Institute where he serves on the Clinical Effectiveness and Decision Science Advisory Panel, and the Southeastern Health Equity Council, as part of the National Partnership for Action to End Health Disparities, serving as the Co-Chair to the Social Determinants of Health Committee.

He has received awards and recognition for his contributions to health from the National Institutes of Health, Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, North Carolina Central University, and the National Minority Quality Forum.


This webinar is free but you must be registered to attend. Space is limited so register early! After you register, you will receive an emailed confirmation with webinar and phone-in instructions.

Continuing education credit may be granted through your professional organization (MGMA, PAHCOM, AHIMA, etc.). Please self-submit for these organizations.


For questions or more information please contact the NC Medical Society Foundation offices at ncmsfoundation@ncmedsoc.org.