Thursday, October 8th 2020
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Modern, effective healthcare should not be a privilege for the select few who can afford access, but a right, protected by law and provided to all.
Also featured after the workshop will be artist conversations from Day 3 of our Art as Resistance Gallery, with art by formerly and currently incarcerated individuals.
Workshop Facilitated by
Dr. Stacey Trooskin
Chief Medical Officer, Philadelphia FIGHT
Stacy Trooskin, MD PhD is the Chief Medical Officer of Philadelphia FIGHT and a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. She received her MPH from Yale University School of Public Health, her medical degree from Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, and her PhD from Rutgers School of Public Health. She completed her internal medicine residency and infectious diseases fellowship at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Trooskin’s primary research interest focuses on health disparities and developing and evaluating innovative models of HCV testing and linkage to care. Dr. Trooskin serves as the Chief Medical Advisor to the National Viral Hepatitis Round Table and is a member of the AASLD/IDSA HCV Guidelines Committee.
Kevin Costello, JD
Director of Litigation, Center for Health Law & Policy Innovation, Harvard Law School
Opening Remarks by
CEO, Philadelphia FIGHT
Jane Shull is the Executive Director of Philadelphia FIGHT, where she has worked for over 20 years. In this role, she has overseen the expansion of FIGHT from a small start-up nonprofit to a comprehensive health services organization providing primary care, consumer education, research, and advocacy for people living with HIV/AIDS and those at high risk. In the early years of the AIDS epidemic, Shull was involved in activism with ACT UP Philadelphia. Prior to her work at FIGHT, she worked at the Institute for the Study of Civic Values, developing programs to empower low income communities to take charge of their own futures. Shull has taught at the Temple School of Social Administration and at the University of Pennsylvania Urban Studies Program.