How Hospitals and Health Systems Can Lead a ”Quiet Revolution” for Healing During a Pandemic
Dayna Bowen Matthew, JD, Ph.D., is the new dean for George Washington University
Law School in Washington, DC. She holds an appointment in the School of Medicine’s
Department of Public Health Sciences, and as a Robert Wood Johnson Health
Policy Fellow, worked on Capitol Hill, helping to address public health disparities
for disadvantaged communities. Because of her great experience in this area, Ms.
Matthew will identify the historic and contemporary role that health providers can
play in increasing health equity. In addition, she defines the need for healthcare
equity during the COVID-19 pandemic and the threats to health equity that have been
heightened as a result of this challenging period.