EVMS is hosting a series of community forums to discuss critical health topics in Hampton Roads. Discussions will be targeted to a wide variety of audiences including patients, care providers, business leaders and noted researchers and leaders in healthcare.

What's in it for Hampton Roads?

Two titans in medicine joined EVMS and area colleges Feb. 24 to discuss the benefits of a collaborative academic medical center. Elias Zerhouni, MD, former Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH); and Victor Dzau, MD, President of the National Academy of Medicine, were featured sharing economic and health benefits. Also taking part were Provost and Dean of the School of Medicine, Richard V. Homan, MD; together with Norfolk State University President Javaune Adams-Gaston, PhD, and Old Dominion University President John Broderick, MS.

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Forum discussing health disparities

EVMS hosted a forum Jan. 28 discussing health disparities.  Community members submitted questions to a panel of Hampton Roads medical leaders. Topics included decreasing costs, addressing implicit bias and reaching out to underserved communities. Panelists included Richard V. Homan, MD, President and Provost of EVMS and Dean of the School of Medicine.

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