Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Achieving Health Equity Requires Bridging The Delivery Gap

This weblog featured Paul Farmer in the Global Health Equity From MIT World post. This current post features Jim Yong Kim's lecture on Bridging the Delivery Gap to Global Health from MIT World Annotated

Jim Kim - DSMHI Annotated

Jim Yong Kim, MD, PhD holds appointments as Fran├žois Xavier Bagnoud Professor of Health and Human Rights at the Harvard School of Public Health and Professor of Medicine and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He is chief of the Division of Social Medicine and Health Inequalities at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, a major Harvard teaching hospital; director of the Fran├žois Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health and Human Rights; and chair of the Department of Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School.

Some of his many writings include:
What I find even more fascinating is that this endeavor that MIT is undertaken combines business management practices from the Sloan School of Management with medical social activism. More on that here.

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