Health inequity is one of many issues both highlighted and worsened by the COVID-19 pandemic. More than two months into the worldwide crisis, the impacts have been disproportionately felt across society as people of color and those experiencing poverty are bearing the brunt of the burden.
By Katy Sides
The ICS 2014 Early Childhood Research Symposium will be held on October 17, 2014 at the Children’s Hospital of Palmetto Health in Columbia, South Carolina. Dr. Peter Gorski of The Florida Children’s Trust will provide the morning plenary session. Dr. Gorski is the Chief Health and Child Development Officer at the Children’s Trust of Miami-Dade County, Professor of Pediatrics and Humanities, Health & Society at Florida International University, Professor of Public Health, Pediatrics and Psychiatry at the University of South Florida and Past President of the Florida Association for Infant Mental Health.
The Symposium will include nine sessions along the tracks of Education and Care, Health and Development, and Systems and Policy. There will also be poster presentations and a panel discussion about linking health, education, policy and the community.
If you plan to attend the Symposium from out of town, there is a block of rooms available at the Inn at USC that will expire September 16. To see the specifics of the block, visit https://www.instituteforchildsuccess.org/sc-early-childhood-research-symposium.php