PermanenteDocs Chat on health equity


The pandemic heightened the discussion on equitable care, and the need to address inequities in delivery of care in health organizations. Watch this replay of the chat where host Alex McDonald, MD, and guests discussed health equity issues raised during the pandemic, how physicians can create a change, and how an approach to equitable care can be instilled in the next generation of doctors.


  • Shari Chevez, MD, pediatrician and assistant area medical director for Equity, Inclusion, and Diversity, Southern California Permanente Medical Group
  • Lindia Willies-Jacobo, MD, senior associate dean for Admissions and Equity, Inclusion, and Diversity, Kaiser Permanente Bernard J. Tyson School of Medicine