Medical Coverage for the Battle against Covid

December 15, 2021 by  
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This event shared how Californians can get coverage for health care .

You can Watch the entire program on Wright Place TV Channel – California Community Brief

Dr. Curley Bonds,MD — Dr. Kim Rhoades, MD– Justin Britton, MD– are the speakers

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Chief Medical Officer
Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health 

Curley L. Bonds, M.D., oversees all clinical practices for the Los Angeles Country Department of Mental Health (LACDMH) in his role as Chief Medical Officer. 

Dr. Bonds is a board-certified adult psychiatrist with extensive experience in a variety of clinical, academic and research settings. Prior to his current position, he was the Chair of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine at Charles R. Drew University School of Medicine in Los Angeles and the Medical Director for Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services. His areas of expertise include healthcare disparities, cross cultural psychiatry, psychosomatic medicine, and collaborative healthcare. 

Dr. Bonds is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and a Fellow of the Academy of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry. He is a past president of the Southern California Psychiatric Society and the recipient of their 2018 Distinguished Service Award. 

He completed his B.A. in sociology at Emory University and earned his M.D. from Indiana University School of Medicine. 
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Associate Professor of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, UCSF; Director, Office of Community Engagement and Associate Director for Community Outreach and Engagement, UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

Dr. Rhoads’ background and scholarly work spans the full cancer continuum including basic science research in cancer angiogenesis, clinical care as a colorectal surgeon, research on the quality of care and cancer disparities; training in health policy at Harvard and as the inaugural Philip R. Lee Fellow in Health Policy at UCSF. 

She has formal training in community organizing at the Center for Third World Organizing in Oakland, California; and Community Based Participatory Research training from the UCOP California Breast Cancer Research Program. 

Before returning to the faculty at UCSF, Rhoads founded the Community Outreach and Engagement program for the Stanford Cancer Institute. Rhoads views community engagement and institutional partnerships as substantive pathways to promote health equity and eliminate disparities.

JUSTIN BRITTON, M.D. A person in a white shirt

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Emergency Room Physician
Kaiser Permanente, Fontana 

Dr. Britton grew up the youngest of three boys in Rowland Heights, CA, a suburban community in Los Angeles County. 

He attended the University of California, Riverside for his undergraduate studies where he graduated with a B.S. in Biological Sciences. He then moved to Washington D.C. and attended Howard University College of Medicine.  

After finishing medical school, Dr. Britton started his post graduate training at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore and completed his medical training in Emergency Medicine at Florida Hospital Medical Center in Orlando. 

After completing his medical training, he returned to Southern California to work as an Emergency Room Doctor at Kaiser Permanente in Fontana and Ontario where he has practiced Emergency Medicine for the last 6 years.

Success Fest 2021 is Live!

Success Fest is live on Wright Place TV Channels – Roku and Amazon Fire TV Channels. Not only are there 3 minute motivational speakers but workshops too!

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