COVID-19 Community Response: A Conversation with Angela Diaz


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May 08 2020 21 mins  

Forward Promise Co-Director, Dr. Howard Stevenson talks to Dr. Angela Diaz,
Director of the Mt. Sinai Adolescent Health Center, about how their center has shifted rapidly to respond to the COVID-19 crisis and needs of the youth they serve in one of the hardest-hit regions of the country, New York City.

Biography:
Dr. Diaz, an international leader in adolescent medicine, is the Jean C. and James W. Crystal Professor in Adolescent Health, Department of Pediatrics and Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health at the Icahn School of Medicine, and a member of the Governing Council of the National Academy of Medicine. She is also a member of the Forward Promise National Advisory Committee.

Mt. Sinai is one of the nation’s largest adolescent health centers, known for outstanding research and training, and for serving more than 12,000 vulnerable youth each year with confidential health care at no cost to them.

Resources:
COVID-19 Community Impact & Response
Mt. Sinai Adolescent Health Center
Forward Promise