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Mitchell Kaminski, MD, MBA Program Director, Jefferson College of Population Health Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Sidney Kimmel Medical College

Dr. Kaminski is a family physician who has combined clinical practice and teaching with a career in healthcare leadership that has included private groups, hospital systems, and academic institutions. Previously he served as Chief Clinical Officer at the Delaware Valley ACO, helping to develop the clinical strategy and teams in one of the country’s largest ACOs. He has continued to teach and care for patients part-time, most recently at the Jefferson Department of Family and Community Medicine. He embraces the complex challenges of our transforming national and regional healthcare systems and brings front-line perspectives to his leadership positions.

Neva White, DNP, CRNP-BC, CDE Senior Health Educator, Center for Urban Health, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Neva White is a nurse practitioner and certified diabetes educator. She is the Senior Health Educator at the Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Center for Urban Health, coordinator for the diabetes self-management education program and the diabetes prevention program. She is the diabetes educator for the Department of Family and Community Medicine shared medical visit; DISH (Diabetes Information and Support for your Health) program. Dr. White is the coordinator of the Jeff PEERS chronic disease self-management support group. She is also board president for Sugga Mamas Diabetes Prevention and Management.


COVID-19 has exacerbated underlying disparities that put ethnic and racial minority groups at increased risk for serious illness and death during the pandemic. In this Webinar, we will review data about these disparities, tie them to social determinants of health, and discuss strategies that healthcare providers can develop to address the challenge.