Achieving health equity requires successful, multi-sectoral partnerships that are creative, innovative, and share a common goal. The goal of the webinar was for participants to understand the principles of health equity and identify strategies that they can use to form partnerships. Our presentation focused on innovative practices and highlighted resources for fostering and maintaining collaborations.
This webinar featured Ellen Lawton, JD, a national expert in the integration of legal professionals into the health care setting to address the social determinants of health. Ellen helped found and then led the National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership at George Washington University. Currently, Ellen is a Senior Fellow at HealthBegins, a national mission-driven consulting and training firm dedicated to improving care and the social and structural drivers of health equity.