Belleville, NJ – Clara Maass Medical Center, a facility of RWJBarnabas Health is hosting a free webinar entitled ‘The COVID-19 Vaccine: a Candid Conversation with Black Physicians on Monday, March 8, 2021 from 12 PM to 1 PM.
Physicians from various specialties will be available during the virtual discussion to address concerns and the overall hesitancy in the Black community related to the COVID-19 vaccine. Physicians scheduled to participate on the panel include:
Nesochi Okeke Igbokwe, MD, Internal Medicine
Donald Beggs, MD, Infectious Diseases
Robert Giles, MD, Emergency Medicine
Michael J. Straker, MD, Chairman, Maternal Care Services
Valerie Fitzhugh, MD, Interim Chair, Pathology.
To login to the event, go to: http://rwjbarnabashealth.webex.com enter meeting number: 129 533 6033 and enter event password: BeHealthy
For more information or questions, call the Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Community Outreach at 973-450-2266.
The discussion will be moderated by Mary Ellen Clyne, Ph.D, President and Chief Executive Officer of Clara Maass Medical Center and Frank Dos Santos, D.O., Chief Medical Officer of Clara Maass Medical Center.