Regina Benjamin MD; Healthcare speaker

Regina Benjamin MD is healthcare speaker who has some interesting programs such as;

Making a Difference: Everyone Can Be a Leader

In this presentation, Dr. Regina Benjamin MD shares her personal story of making a real difference in the lives of indigent residents in and around Bayou La Batre, Alabama, a small shrimping village on the Gulf of Mexico with a population of 2,500. She gives witness to the dedication of a single change agent, impelled by the mission of Catholic healthcare, to do good and make a difference in the lives of others. Sharing inspirational stories of her patients and examples of community involvement, Dr. Benjamin illustrates how leadership starts with the small things, and how everyone can be a leader.

Treating the Working Poor: Medicaid and the Uninsured

In this presentation, Dr. Regina Benjamin MD shares her personal story of making a real difference in the lives of indigent residents in and around the small Gulf Coast shrimping village of Bayou La Batre, Alabama. She gives witness to the dedication of a single change agent to affect positive change in the lives of the people in this small community, using real-life stories from her experiences to illustrate the challenges facing the working poor. Dr. Benjamin shares updates on national policies, their effects on the patients she treats, and the ensuing difficulties she experiences in order to keep her clinic doors open. In addition to years working on policy development in this area, Dr. Benjamin is a member of the Kaiser Family Foundation Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured.

Health Disparities: “If It Could Happen in My Practice…”

A solo physician making a real difference in the lives of indigent residents in and around the small Gulf Coast shrimping village of Bayou La Batre, Alabama, Dr. Benjamin describes the often shocking realities of racial and ethnic health disparities in our healthcare system. Through stories of her many patients and specific examples of community involvement, Dr. Benjamin illustrates the importance of individual leadership when dealing with difficulties that exist in this arena. A member of the NIH National Center for Minority Health and Health Disparities national advisory committee, and the Sullivan Commission on Diversifying the Healthcare Workforce, Dr. Benjamin offers an experienced and unique perspective on this particular challenge in healthcare.

How’s Your Health: Improving the Quality of Healthcare Service

Sharing information based on decades of research, Dr. Benjamin discusses how to make your health ” and healthcare ” as good as it can be. She explains how we can insure that we’re “on the same page” as our doctors, and the role each of us play in helping our physicians improve the quality and service they provide to us. Dr. Benjamin brings the perspective of her membership in the IOM “Crossing the Quality Chasm” Summit committee and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) national advisory committee.

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