Dr. Esther Choo: “Racism as a Public Health Crisis” Talk

Dr. Esther Choo Talk

Asian American Cultural Center presents Dr. Esther Choo’s “Racism as a Public Health Crisis” talk. Dr. Choo, a practicing physician and popular health and science communicator, is the founding member of TIME’S UP Healthcare, which advocates for equity in the healthcare workforce. Dr. Choo is also the co-founder of Equity Quotient, which assesses organization culture to help create a culture of respect. Her commentary on the culture of healthcare institutions has led her to appear in numerous publications, including The New England Journal of Medicine and The Washington Post.

She is a regular guest on CNN and MSNBC, as well as an invited speaker for TED Talks. Her work on the COVID-19 pandemic has been featured in InStyle and People magazines. Using impactful data, infused with her signature wit and humor, she’ll discuss how to create gender and racial equity in the workplace based on her experience in healthcare. Key topics of her talk will include how to build organizational cultures and create a culture of equity. The discussion will be moderated by staff of the Asian American Cultural Center at UConn.

Date: April 6, 2021

Time: 6:00 – 7:30 PM

Format: Virtual

Asian American Cultural Center would like to thank the African American Cultural Center, Asian American Studies InstituteCenter for Career Development, the Hartford Campus, the Stamford Campus, and the Women's Center for cohosting this event.