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Pitt Public Health Panel Discussion

Grand Rounds CANCELED: Revisiting Freedom House: A call for a modern and inclusive public health EMS initiative

Tuesday 3/24 12:30PM - 2:30PM
1155 Public Health, Foster Conference Room

This event has been postponed until further notice.

Led by Phil Hallen, co-founder of Freedom House, this in-depth conversation will explore the Freedom House model and analyze the potential of community paramedicine to address health disparities via an inclusive and diverse workforce. Panelists include:

  • Phil Hallen, co-founder of Freedom House and president emeritus of the Falk Foundation
  • Dan Swayze, Vice President for Community Services for the UPMC Health Plan and Director of Operations for UPMC Innovative Homecare Solutions 
  • Paula K. Davis, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Health Sciences Diversity, Health Sciences
  • Rickquel Tripp, MD, Medical Director Elizabeth-Jefferson Hills (South East Regional EMS) Penn Hills Agencies
  • Sylvia Owusu-Ansah, MD Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine, EMS Medical Director at UPMC
  • Alex Cutsumbis, Medical Education Coordinator of the Center for Emergency Medicine
  • Members of the original Freedom House Ambulance Service

This event is eligible for Public Health Grand Rounds credit and continuing education credit through CPH-CE. 

Last Updated On Tuesday, March 17, 2020 by Borkowski, Matthew Gerard
Created On Thursday, February 20, 2020