2021 9th Annual Research Symposium

Virtual Health Care: Implications for Health Equity and Health Policy


The CDRP presented their 9th annual symposium on Tuesday, October 26, 2021. This was a one-day virtual event.


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

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

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

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

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



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

Contact Mary King for further information.