It’s Official! The Political Determinants of Health

June 16, 2020

I want to thank you for your tireless work to improve the health of all communities, eliminate health disparities, and advance health equity across our nation. 

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Daniel E. Dawes Elected to National Academy of Medicine Class of 2021

October 18, 2021

CONGRATULATIONS DANIEL! The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) today announced the election of 90 regular members and 10 international members during its annual meeting. Election to the Academy is considered…

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Covid-19 Vaccination Data added to SHLI’S Health Equity Tracker

October 12, 2021

Health Equity Tracker Adds Covid-19 Vaccination Data to Dashboard   Atlanta, GA – October 12, 2021—The Satcher Health Leadership Institute’s (SHLI) Health Equity Tracker has launched vaccination data as part…

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Insights into health equity after COVID-19

October 5, 2021

Two pioneers in battling health disparities — former U.S. Surgeon General David Satcher, MD, PhD, and Affordable Care Act expert Daniel Dawes, JD — offer lessons from history and a…

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The Inaugural Garth N. Graham Distinguished Lectureship Award

September 16, 2021

CONTACTS:  Satcher Health Leadership Institute Mahia Valle   The Inaugural Garth N. Graham Distinguished Lectureship Award Spotlighting trail blazers that are leading the creation and advancement of health equity.…

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Race and the Patient-Physician Relationship in 2021

August 18, 2021

August 17, 2021 Race and the Patient-Physician Relationship in 2021 David Satcher, MD, PhD1,2; Daniel E. Dawes, JD1,2 Author Affiliations Article Information JAMA. 2021;326(7):595-596. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.12454 related articles icon  Related Articles author interview icon  Interviews Audio Author Interview (43:05) Addressing…

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U.S. Territories Data Added to Health Equity Tracker

August 9, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  U.S. Territories Data Added to Health Equity Tracker Atlanta, GA, August 09, 2021 – The Satcher Health Leadership Institute’s Health Equity Tracker has made updates to the platform…

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Violence is a treatable public health ill

August 3, 2021

OPINION By Mark Rosenberg, Kathryn Lawler and David Satcher July 24, 2021 But 30 years ago, scientists at CDC published “Violence in America: A Public Health Approach,” which made the case…

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INTERVIEW: New Fellowship Created To Address ‘The Root Cause’ Of Health Inequities Issues

July 20, 2021

A medical doctor at the forefront of driving health equity at the American Medical Association (AMA) says the pandemic has been rough, revealing—and the time is now for transformative leaders.…

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Health Equity Tracker Video Series

June 26, 2021

Health Equity Tracker Video Series In this series you will learn about the history of the Satcher Health Leadership Institute, our purpose, vision, and mission. With an intimate look at…

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Medical Justice in Advocacy Fellows Announced!

July 12, 2021

      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                    July 7, 2021   AMA, Satcher announce inaugural group of physicians selected for health equity advocacy fellowship   CHICAGO – The American Medical Association (AMA)…

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