Lisa Hirschhorn, MD, MPH
Department of Medical Social Sciences
Northwestern University

Rebecca Weintraub, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Global Health and Social Medicine
Harvard University

PSMG Virtual Grand Rounds COVID-19 Series
Tuesday, March 2, 2021
12–1:30 p.m. CT
Attend the meeting on Zoom


The COVID-19 pandemic has brought the spotlight on inequities in health care access and outcomes. While the rapid development of highly effective vaccines offers the opportunity to end the pandemic, the concerns, and emerging evidence in inequity to access as well as acceptability threatens to increase these disparities. Implementation research offers tools and approaches to help understand underlying determinants and inform strategies that need to be put into place to prevent worsening of the existing inequity.