EQUITY IN THE COVID-19 RESPONSE

Mass General Brigham (MGB) has launched a system-wide effort to ensure that patients, providers, and employees are treated equitably and have access to necessary information during the COVID-19 pandemic. The MGB COVID-19 webpage contains information for patients and employees in multiple languages. Information about the MGB COVID-19 hotline, which is available to anyone regardless of immigration status or insurance, is also available in multiple languages.

Click here to listen to the recent Mass General Brigham webinar, Ensuring Equity in the Response to COVID-19.

Mass General is also undertaking coordinated efforts to address equity in the COVID-19 response. Information on COVID-19 is available on the Mass General website in:

English

Spanish

Chinese

Arabic

DSC FACULTY: MGH EQUITY & COMMUNITY HEALTH COVID RESPONSE TEAM

Mass General has launched the MGH Equity and Community Health COVID Response Team comprised of staff across the hospital, including DSC faculty Dr. Joseph Betancourt and Aswita Tan-McGrory. The team is working to ensure that all we do to address COVID-19 at MGH has equity and community health as our foundation. The team has workstreams focused on ensuring that all communications to patients and employees are in multiple languages, that all clinical interactions have the capacity to meet the needs of diverse and multilingual populations, and that the critical social needs of our communities are addressed.

JOSEPH R. BETANCOURT, MD, MPH, Vice President and Chief Equity and Inclusion Officer at Mass General, is leading the MGH Equity and Community Health COVID Response Team with Joan Quinlan, MPA, Vice President of Community Health.

 

ASWITA TAN-MCGRORY, MBA, MSPH, is part of the MGH Equity and Community COVID Response Team. She is the Administrative Director of the Mongan Institute and Director of the Disparities Solutions Center.

Contact Us

The Disparities Solutions Center

100 Cambridge St., Suite 1600

Boston, MA 02114

(617) 724-7658

disparitiessolutions@partners.org

 

The DSC is located on Massachusett land. 

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