9th Annual Research Symposium

Virtual Health Care:
Implications for Health Equity and Health Policy


The CDRP will present our 9th annual symposium on Tuesday, October 26, 2021. 
This will be a one-day virtual event.


Registration               Poster Session

All times are CDT.

8:45 am – Opening Remarks
Elbert Huang, MD, MPH
Director of the Center for Chronic Disease Research and Policy
Professor of Medicine
University of Chicago

9:00 am
Sachin D. Shah, MD, FACP, FAAP
Associate Professor of Medicine & Pediatrics
Associate Chief Medical Information Officer
University of Chicago Medicine
Seizing the moment for telehealth policy and equity

9:45 am
Megan Huisingh-Sheetz, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine, Section of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
University of Chicago Medicine
EngAGE Frail Older Adults with Diabetes Using Alexa:

Design, Utilization, & Impact of a Socially Motivated Exercise Program

10:30 am
Timothy McBride, PhD
Bernard Becker Professor, Brown School, Washington University in St. Louis
Co-Director, Center for Health Economics and Policy, Institute for Public Health
Telehealth as an Answer to Rural Health Challenges:
Present and Future Policy Responses and Challenges

11:15 am
Scott Lawrence, DC

Deputy Director, Division of Practitioner Services
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
Center for Medicare
Hospital and Ambulatory Policy Group/Center for Medicare
Bringing Care to the Patient


12:00 pm – Extended Q & A

12:30 pm – Lunch break

1:00 pm – Poster session

2:00 pm – Closing remarks


Registration                    Poster Session



The CDRP’s 2020 symposium can be viewed on YouTube.  Please watch here. 


Contact Mary King for further information.