About the Summit

On October 7th, Brigham Health will deepen its commitment to health equity by convening the 2020 Health Equity and Racial Justice Summit. 

This virtual program will include remarks by keynote speaker, Karilyn Crockett, PhD, Chief of Equity for the City of Boston, as well as panel discussions and workshops that will address topics including policy, clinical innovation, community, research and employee equity.

This is an internal event for Mass General Brigham staff.

Register to attend the entire day or individual sessions.

Keynote Address

12:00pm - 1:15pm

Karilyn Crockett, PhD

Dr. Karilyn Crockett was named the City of Boston’s first Chief of Equity, a Cabinet-level position Mayor Walsh established to embed equity and racial justice into all City planning, operations, and work moving forward. Dr. Crockett brings to this new role extensive background in urban studies and planning with a lens on addressing inequities, leadership as a published author and lecturer at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and insight on municipal government from her time as Director of Economic Policy and Research, and Director of Small Business Development for the City of Boston.