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Exploring Our Community: Navigating Health Disparities at End of Life

Exploring Our Community:  Navigating Health Disparities at End of Life

To conclude this E-Series, CEO Trent Cockerham talks with Dr. Homa Magsi, Hospice of the Piedmont’s VP of Medical Affairs and Chief Medical Officer. As we have learned more about health disparities and how they affect the communities we live in, Trent and Dr. Magsi will discuss how health disparities shape end-of-life experiences and what the organization is doing to create more equitable solutions.

To register, click here. Upon registration, you will receive an email with the Zoom link information. If you have questions, please contact the Community Engagement & Education Department at 336.889.8446. View or listen to additional installments by visiting the E-Series: Exploring Our Community event page.

 

About Dr. Homa Magsi:

Dr. Homa Magsi joined Hospice of the Piedmont in October 2020 as the VP of Medical Affairs and Chief Medical Officer. Board certified in both Family Medicine and Hospice and Palliative Medicine, she is also fellowship-trained in Geriatric Medicine. After receiving her undergraduate education at James Madison University in Virginia, she attended medical school at the Iberoamerican University in the Dominican Republic. This was followed by a Family Medicine Residency at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, with focused training on the urban underserved population and international health. After that, she went on to complete a Geriatric Medicine Fellowship at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, with focused training on hospice and palliative medicine. Over the course of her career, Dr. Magsi has served as medical director and/or associate medical director for three other hospice organizations and a skilled nursing facility. She also has medical volunteer experience in both Mexico and Guatemala, and she speaks both Spanish and Urdu.

 

For a list of other events in The E-Series, click here.

April 9, 2021 12:00 pm  - April 9, 2021 1:00 pm

Virtual