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Cultural Awareness Series: Hispanic Heritage Month and Lessons Learned During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Maximo Brito, MD, a member of IDSA’s Board of Directors, moderated a discussion with panelists Vincent Guilamo-Ramos, PhD, and Carina Marquez, MD, in recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month. Panelists discussed the rich diversity within Latinx cultures and communities and the cultural practices to facilitate health interventions. They also shared lessons learned during the COVID-19 pandemic, including ways to leverage community partnerships to support vaccine booster acceptance and accessibility to healthcare. The panelists also discussed practical ways to support pathways for Latinx students into the medical field.  

Moderator and Panelists:
(Moderator) Maximo Brito, MD, MPH, FIDS
Vincent Guilamo-Ramos, PhD, MPH, LCSW, RN, ANP-BC, PMHNP-BC, FAAN
Carina Marquez, MD

For more videos on this topic, please visit the Cultural Awareness Series page within the COVID Health Equity Resources.

*This video was funded by a cooperative agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (grant number NU50CK000574). The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is an agency within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The contents of this video do not necessarily represent the policy of CDC or HHS, and should not be considered an endorsement by the Federal Government. 

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