February 25, 2021 | Vaccine Rationing and the Urgency of Social Justice

COVID-19 has exacerbated racial disparities in disease and mortality. Should those racial groups hit hardest by the pandemic be given higher priority in vaccination distribution? Is favorable healthcare treatment of any racial group legal in the U.S.? Please join this important discussion between Harald Schmidt, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medical Ethics & Health Policy at the University of Pennsylvania and Kalpana Krishnamurthy, National Field and Policy Director at Forward Together, Portland. Together they will discuss the compelling issues raised in Dr. Schmidt’s JAMA opinion article, “Is It Lawful and Ethical to Prioritize Racial Minorities for COVID-19 Vaccines?

Moderator:
Kalpana Krishnamurthy,
National Field and Policy Director, Forward Together, Portland

Speaker:
Harald Schmidt, PhD,
Assistant Professor of Medical Ethics & Health Policy, University of Pennsylvania

Event Details:
10am
Zoom Livestream
Cost Free
Password VACCINE21

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