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Women Healthcare Leaders Address the 'Death Gap' Impacting Chicago's Black and Brown Communities

Black women leading hospitals and healthcare advocacy groups that mainly serve minority populations gathered to discuss countermeasures to the average 20-year life expectancy gap between communities of color and Chicago's predominantly white neighborhoods.

In commemoration of Women’s History Month, “LEADHERSHIP: Our Moment in History – Creating Equity in Healthcare,” was the first forum in a quarterly series of stakeholder Community Conversations initiated by Tesa Anewishki, the newly appointed President and CEO of Loretto Hospital, the first African and Native American woman to serve in this capacity in the 100-year history of the West Side institution.